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Jobs at The Trust for Public Land

Among all national conservation organizations, only The Trust for Public Land focuses on conserving land for people. We offer challenging and rewarding careers for people who seek to leave a legacy of protected lands. Our staff of more than 300 committed and talented professionals works across the country. 

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to the address listed at the bottom of each job posting. All job postings are current—positions are listed until filled. We strive to make our job postings accessible to all users. If you need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at 415-495-4014 or

The Trust for Public Land is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with out regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Administrative Assistant- City Parks Development Program (Job#: 1256, New York , New York)

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and organizational support for high level managers. Some tasks include editing and writing.

Senior Project Manager- Texas Gulf Coast/Houston (Job#: 1553, Houston, Texas)

The Senior Project Manager  identifies, acquires and conveys important park, scenic, wilderness and other open space lands for protective ownership using non-profit land acquisition techniques. This position will be located on the Texas Gulf Coast/Houston.

Major Gift Officer, California (Job#: 1146, Los Angeles, California)

The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) is responsible for cultivating and soliciting gifts of $25,000 and above from individual supporters and prospects of The Trust for Public Land.

Colorado State Director (Job#: 1343, Denver, Colorado)

The Colorado State Director is responsible for representing The Trust for Public Land and carrying out the mission of the organization in an effective, visionary, and financially sound way throughout Colorado.

Creative Services Coordinator (Job#: 1004, San Francisco, California)

he Creative Services Coordinator supervises the production of creative and editorial products. Duties include receiving and assessing creative service requests; strategic assignment of tasks based on the nature of the request; collecting and reviewing client-supplied assets; setting production schedules; tracking projects; interfacing with clients and relaying feedback; and creating print orders and managing shipping. This position acts as a hub between clients, the digital team, and the creative services team.

Washington State Philanthropy Associate (Job#: 1411, Seattle, Washington)

The Philanthropy Associate is responsible for supporting relationship managers and all aspects of the philanthropy program in Washington state in order to realize annual revenue goals and the success of the multi-year Power of Place Campaign.

Conservation Vision Project Manager (Job#: 1494, San Francisco, California)

This position will manage delivery of Greenprints (long-range, community-driven conservation plans) and other projects related to the organization’s Conservation Vision Department.

Major Gift Officer- Chicago (Job#: 1145, Chicago, Illinois)

The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) is responsible for cultivating and soliciting gifts of $25,000 and above from individual supporters and prospects of The Trust for Public Land. Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the MGO is responsible for best practices of moves management and direct solicitation of supporters located in the Mid-South Division who can support national institutional initiatives as well as local and statewide programs.

Engagement Officer- Chicago (Job#: 1545, , Illinois)

The Engagement Officer is responsible for donor discovery, and recommending, implementing, and coordinating donor relations and stewardship to promote interaction with and recognition of donors giving annual gifts in Chicago and surrounding geography. 

Northwest Parks for People Program Manager (Job#: 1548, Seattle, Washington)

The Parks for People Northwest Program Manager will be responsible for the full range of activities associated with the development and implementation of a strategic new Parks for People Program in the Northwest.


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