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The mission of Save the Sound is to protect and improve the land, air, and water of Connecticut and Long Island Sound. We use legal and scientific expertise and bring people together to achieve results that benefit our environment for current and future generations.

Save the Sound currently has multiple full-time positions open, see below for a short summary on each position or visit for complete job descriptions. 

Director of Finance (New Haven, CT)

Combine your superior business skills with your passion for nature by joining Save the Sound as the Director of Finance. We are seeking a highly-organized individual with broad experience and knowledge of accounting, financial, and business principles to drive financial strategy and planning and assist with other aspects of finance. The Director of Finance will report directly to our Chief Finance and Administration Officer. (

Lands Communications Specialist (New Haven, CT)

Our land conservation team is seeking a multi-faceted team player who brings top-notch communications and organization skills together with the drive to protect critical habitat. Through compelling writing and visuals across a broad array of media channels, the Lands Communications Specialist will tell stories and motivate action to advance conservation campaigns across Connecticut, Long Island, and the whole Long Island Sound region. As a core member of the Communications team, they will also support the department with analytics, reports, and responding to public inquiries—and help to grow Save the Sound’s emerging Marketing program! (

Clean Water Communications Specialist (Larchmont, NY)

Save the Sound’s water quality team is seeking an experienced, highly collaborative communications professional to join our team of talented and committed professionals from a variety of backgrounds—science, community-organizing, law, communications—working in a collaborative and nimble team to address challenges facing the Long Island Sound estuary and the communities that surround it. The ideal candidate is a natural storyteller with a proven ability to write persuasively across multiple mediums—digital, social, and print. They have a knack for turning sometimes mundane numbers and facts of environmental work into engaging stories that captivate the public and raise awareness. They will have proficiency with design and video editing software. They will be a tech-savvy self-starter who works well with a variety of people and who is comfortable both behind a computer and in the field. (

Ecological Communications Specialist (New Haven, CT)

Save the Sound’s ecological restoration team is seeking an experienced, creative communications professional to share and elevate the stories of our team’s work to remove dams, construct living shorelines, install green infrastructure, and engage local communities in the collaborative and intersectional work of resilience. In this role, you would develop press releases, blog posts, and other written content, in addition to putting on some waders and joining your teammates in the field across CT and NY to capture our work in action. We are looking for a tech-savvy self-starter who works well with a variety of people and who is comfortable both behind a computer and in the field. If that mix of print, relational, and digital communications sounds like you, please apply! (

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