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Senior Wildlife Biologist, Pines & Prairies Region

Job Title: Senior Wildlife Biologist, Pines & Prairies Region

Location: Montgomery, TX Area

Status: Full time, Exempt

Hours: M-F, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, work outside of normal hours as required

Reports to: Director of Ecological Services


Job Summary/Scope:

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc. is part of a growing family of companies located near Dripping Springs, Texas who provides a broad spectrum of services to clients who want to protect, preserve, and enhance their land. The Senior Wildlife Biologist will be responsible for all regional operations with support from the corporate office and provides wildlife management plans, assessments, and consulting to private landowner clients while managing regional staff biologists. Senior Wildlife Biologists are expected to have business acumen and assist in the future growth of Plateau in accordance with the strategic plan for their region of responsibility. The Senior Wildlife Biologist makes sound and timely decisions, is resourceful, follows through on commitments, communicates effectively, instills trust, is adaptable to different situations, and builds strong customer relationships across all companies.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Wildlife Management Plans and Open-space Applications – Conducting site visits and consultations with landowners to prepare and update wildlife management plans and applications to qualify properties for open-space wildlife management valuation.
  • Wildlife Management Consulting – working independently with landowners to provide property specific advice and recommendations for wildlife management practices and techniques and specific products and services offered by Plateau. Preparing specialized reports to address specific landowner needs.
  • Property Tax Consulting – Providing professional advice and representing landowners to resolve open-space valuation issues with central appraisal districts, including representation at Appraisal Review Board hearings.
  • Wildlife Surveys – providing recommendations, oversight, and support for applicable wildlife surveys.
  • Wildlife Management Services – Delivering, installing, and servicing Plateau wildlife products and providing Plateau wildlife management services in coordination with the Products and Services Manager.
  • Sales and Marketing Support – Coordinating with regional account managers to identify sales opportunities, conducting public outreach through seminars and other speaking opportunities, and participating in other activities to increase sales in the assigned service region.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in wildlife management, rangeland ecology, restoration ecology or related field, with experience in applied wildlife management. Substantial experience in wildlife management planning may substitute for the graduate degree requirement.
  • Must meet the requirements of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to become a Registered Property Tax Consultant within one year of hiring.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat necessary.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to assess habitat for general wildlife purposes and specific local wildlife species habitat requirements.
  • Ability to identify the majority of plants (trees, shrubs, vines, forbs and grasses) in region.
  • Ability and willingness to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to navigate to remote properties and then exercise the ability to orientate/navigate within the property using maps and GPS.
  • Ability to work, plan and organize independently without direct supervision.
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects on deadline.
  • Professional client/customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with private landowners and preparation of wildlife management plans for open-space appraisal.
  • Ability to conduct avian surveys using accepted protocols.
  • Existing familiarity with Texas law concerning Wildlife Use Appraisal and TPWD guidelines for 1-d-1w activities and practices and ability to discuss and answer questions concerning them with current and potential clients, realtors, and county tax appraisers.
  • Experience with hand-held GPS units and tablet computers for field use.
  • Experience with power tools, chainsaws, and other two-cycle power equipment.
  • Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit.


How to Apply:

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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Training for this position will be based out of our corporate office located in Dripping Springs, Texas with field time in surrounding areas. Training is expected to last six (6) months.

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc offers a small, casual and family-oriented work environment and competitive compensation complemented by an excellent benefits package. When applying, qualified candidates should include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a smoke-free workplace.

Business Development & Marketing Manager

Job Title: Business Development & Marketing Manager

Company: Braun & Gresham, PLLC, Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Inc., and Plateau Land Group, LP

Status: Full time, Exempt

Hours: M-F, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm; varies by business needs and events; additional hours may be necessary

Reports to: Director of Marketing


Job Summary/Scope:

The Business Development & Marketing Manager serves a growing family of companies headquartered near Dripping Springs, Texas which provide a broad spectrum of services to clients who are primarily landowners, many of whom want to protect, preserve and enhance their land. The Business Development & Marketing Manager develops, coordinates and implements innovative marketing strategies, programs and practices to achieve company goals. This is an enthusiastic, self-starter who works closely with lawyers and other members of the firm to develop new clients and attract business as well as maintain relationships with existing clients. The Business Development Manager also works with staff and vendors to develop and oversee annual marketing production calendars for Braun & Gresham, Plateau Land & Wildlife and Plateau Land Group.

The family of companies believes our core competencies contribute to the success of our organization and employees. The Business Development & Marketing Manager makes sound and timely decisions is resourceful, follows through on commitments, communicates effectively, is adaptable to different situations, instills trust amongst colleagues and customers, and builds strong customer relationships across all companies. As a leader, the Business Development & Marketing Manager also demonstrates business insight, cultivates innovation, develops talent, drives results, and drives the family of companies’ vision and purpose.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the firm principals, attorneys and marketing team to develop and maintain strategic short-term and long-range business and marketing plans. 
  • Work across all departments within the family of companies to achieve objectives and marketing plans, with 70% of focus and time spent on Braun & Gresham, 15% Plateau Land & Wildlife and 15% Plateau Land Group.
  • Lead research efforts to analyze clients’ behavior (e.g. purchasing habits, trends and preferences).
  • Lead business development efforts, to include strategy, development and oversight of sales and networking training, review of attorney sales and networking efforts, coordination of presentations and speaking opportunities for attorneys and sales team and marketing materials, including bi-weekly and quarterly newsletters, blogs, success stories, one-pagers and other handouts as needed to ensure marketing plans are implemented, goals are met and branding is on message.
  • Oversee website updates and consistently review for improvements to user interface and content.
  • Attend monthly firm meetings and other non-marketing related staff meetings when necessary, as well as individual meetings with management and attorneys, to ensure marketing efforts are on schedule.
  • Track and analyze effectiveness of marketing efforts including market share growth, web traffic on a regular basis, utilizing Google Analytics to develop reports on website performance comparing results to revenue targets.
  • Work with family of companies to identify and develop co-marketing opportunities.
  • Collaborate with team and oversee specific projects for the company’s public relations efforts to include media relations and social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube).
  • Develop, plan and promote workshops, webinars and seminars for attorneys and sales teams and oversee implementation.
  • Review and ensure accuracy of monthly marketing expense/budgets and new matter reports.
  • Develop content for and lead training at bi-annual attorney marketing retreats.
  • Work under the guidance of the Director of Marketing and supervise vendors, marketing coordinators and assistants.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, or related field. 
  • 5-10 years experience and demonstrable results in business development, sales and/or business-to-business marketing.
  • Working knowledge of the following software: Word Press, Adobe Connect, Mail Chimp and Constant Contact, Photoshop, Practice Advantage, Microsoft suite (including Outlook and Publisher).
  • Familiar with web analytics and Google AdWords.
  • Knowledge of traditional and digital marketing tools.
  • Experience with research methods using data analytics software.
  • Effective use of social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • Experience with event promotion.
  • Experience with creating long-range, strategic marketing plans, including annual budgets.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Excellent communication, technical and creative writing skills.
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects on deadline.
  • Able to work independently as well as with teams while monitoring outcomes.
  • Excellent people management, communication and presentation skills.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • A working knowledge of rural land legal, real estate and wildlife issues. 
  • Graphic design, copywriting and public relations experience.
  • Experience with business development in the professional services industry.


How To Apply:

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About the Family of Companies:

For more than 20 years, Plateau Land & Wildlife has served rural landowners with tax strategies, wildlife management plans and services. The law offices of Braun & Gresham, PLLC and rural land brokerage Plateau Land Group, LP complete the family of companies, dedicated to helping clients’ achieve optimal usage, protection and preservation of their property. Poised for growth, the company has offices in Dripping Springs, Boerne and Houston, with new offices opening in North Austin in February 2018.

The Braun & Gresham, PLLC, Plateau Land & Wildlife and Plateau Land Group Family of Companies offer a small, casual and family-oriented work environment and competitive compensation, complemented by an excellent benefits package that includes a 401k plan with company match and profit sharing. When applying, qualified candidates should include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Braun & Gresham, PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a smoke-free workplace.


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