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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.

Newark Parks for People Program Manager (Job#: 1185, Newark, New Jersey)

The Newark Parks for People Program Manager is responsible for managing the design and construction of parks and playgrounds in Newark, New Jersey in partnership with the City of Newark, Newark Public Schools, and other local partners.

Associate Director of Annual and Online Giving (Job#: 1059, San Francisco, California)

The Associate Director of Annual and Online Giving reports to the Director of Annual Giving and helps manage The Trust for Public Land’s national multi-channel fundraising efforts, primarily through the online fundraising program.

City Park Excellence Intern (Job#: 1405, Washingon, D.C., District of Columbia)

Our Washington DC office is seeking a Temporary Associate/Intern for our Center for City Park Excellence and in particular to work on an analytical project related a major database on parks.

Computer Support Team Lead (Job#: 1044, San Francisco, California)

The Computer Support Team Lead is responsible providing effective hardware and software support to the organization's user population (currently 300+ staff members) in its national and field offices, in addition to managing the Help Desk ticket system and mentoring three Help Desk staff in providing excellent support. This individual is key in maintaining the highest level of service for our staff.

Major Gifts Officer (Job#: 1527, New Orleans, Louisiana)

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.  

Associate Director of Philanthropy (Job#: 1334, New York City, New York, New York)

The Associate Director of Philanthropy (ADoP) is responsible for the oversight, planning and implementation of a comprehensive philanthropy program within New York that secures significant financial resources from individuals to support the organization's conservation goals. 

Philanthropy Coordinator (Job#: 1441, San Francisco, California)

The Philanthropy Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Major Gifts team in raising funds for The Trust for Public Land’s mission of conserving land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens and natural lands, ensuring livable communities for generations to come. The Philanthropy Coordinator will assist the 7-member team of geographically distributed staff with donor cultivation, solicitation and recognition; managing donor tracking in the fundraising database; conducting informal research on current and potential donors; scheduling meetings, travel, and appointments; and helping to produce donor communications.

Survey and Outreach Intern (Job#: 1526, Los Angeles, California)

The 5-10 interns will assist program staff with collecting community surveys related to the South Los Angeles Green Alley Master plan project outreach

New York Philanthropy Associate (Job#: 1388, New York City, New York)

The Philanthropy Associate is responsible for supporting all aspects of the philanthropy program, including assisting the State Director of Philanthropy, the New York State Director, the Institutional Giving Manager and program directors with donor cultivation, solicitation and recognition; the management of individual donor tracking in the Pledgemaker database; conducting research on donors and prospects; scheduling meetings, travel, and appointments; and assistance in the production of donor communications.

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