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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 jobs@tpl.org.

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.

Conservation Vision Program Coordinator (Job#: 1495, San Francisco, California)

We are seeking a full time Program Coordinator for our Conservation Vision Program. Through this program, The Trust for Public Land helps agencies and communities define open space and recreation priorities, identify lands to be protected, and plan networks of parks and other conserved lands that meet public need.

Community Preservation Coalition Communications Coordinator (Job#: 1041, Boston, Massachusetts)

The Communications Coordinator handles all communications-related and administrative activities for the Community Preservation Coalition, supporting the community outreach and advocacy efforts of the Executive and Associate Director and the Coalition’s Steering Committee.

Prospect Research Coordinator (Job#: 1068, San Francisco, California)

In support of The Trust for Public Land’s fundraising efforts and in collaboration with colleagues, the Prospect Research Coordinator will actively contribute to the qualification and identification of major donor prospects with the goal of expanding the major donor pool for the organization.

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. 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 Western United States with a primary focus on donors in Los Angeles and the greater Southern California area. The focus will be on donors who can support national institutional initiatives as well as local and statewide programs. In addition to serving as a member of the national Major Gifts Team, the incumbent will also partner with the State Directors and Associate Directors of Philanthropy within the West Division. Read the full job description and apply online here.

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.

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.

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. Read the full job description and apply online here.

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