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As we look to elevate our organization's potential beyond the impacts of the pandemic, MH&T is recruiting two positions, a Development Director and a Director of Operations, to form a leadership team who aspire to help forge and execute the rewarding work and impactful programs that will take this organization to new, exciting heights.


Development Director (Full Job Description):

The Development Director will report to the Executive Director and manage all of the organization’s fundraising activities: the annual fund, major gifts, grants, business support, events, and build toward a capital campaign in 2 to 4 years. Integral to the role will be working with the ED, Board, and other staff to frame and share the evolving MH&T story with the community at large and assuming lead responsibility for member engagement and donor relations. The position can accommodate working remotely, and will involve travel throughout Maine and northern New England.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Develop and oversee the organization’s fundraising programs and lead the development and implementation of an annual and a long-term development plan.
• Communicate and represent the mission, vison and values, of MH&T, and share a clear and compelling narrative to donors and stakeholders.
• Identify and cultivate relationships with individual, foundation, and corporate donors and develop strategies engage/re-engage them.
• Utilize the capabilities of the organization’s SalesForce CRM.
• Ensure timely and grateful acknowledgement of gifts and accurate reporting funders.
• Lead the planning and execution of fundraising appeals and donor/prospect cultivation events.
• Develop print marketing collateral related to fundraising.

Please see the link above to the full details of the position.


Director of Operations  (Full Job Description):

The Director of Operations will report to the Executive Director and will be responsible for the huts, trails, and other capital assets, as well as guest services, working to provide accessible, safe, and enjoyable experiences at the huts and on the trails. The Director of Operations is a multi-faceted role requiring clear decision-making and high flexibility, structured planning and process development, and doing the work. The position requires an organized, hands-on leader who brings to the job passion, initiative, teamwork, and enthusiasm for sharing an authentic Maine outdoor experience.  This position will oversee and develop year-round and seasonal staff, will be based at MH&T’s office in Kingfield, and will require travel between Carrabassett Valley and West Forks.


  • Model leadership and teamwork to help implement MH&T’s strategic initiatives and actions toward achieving growth and financial sustainability.
  • Be self-motivated, empower staff, and approach all aspects of work with the mindset that prioritizes providing an excellent MH&T experience and seeks to expand MH&T’s community of guests, members, volunteers, and donors.
  • Create and execute plans to ensure all MH&T assets are operating at a high level of efficiency and meet MH&T standards for the goal of providing a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for guests and trail users, achieved by ensuring:
  • Manage a seasonal operational budget that anticipates hut and trail needs; evaluates alternatives; and includes researched resources, time, costs, and materials.
  • Use discretion, prudent decision-making, and flexibility when planning or reacting to both seasonal, near-term, and immediate organizational staffing levels, work schedules, and priorities.
  • Seasonally and as needed; recommend operational cost saving measures both short term and long term that drive efficiency and effectiveness from how the trails are maintained to how the office and the huts function - including time/resources/scope as well as impact/cost/risk.

Please see the link above to the full details of the position.

Thanks so much for your interest in working for Maine Huts & Trails!

We have no seasonal positions available at this time. Please check back!


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