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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.

New York State Director of Philanthropy (Job#: 1339, New York, New York)

The State Director of Philanthropy is responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of all fund raising activities to support the Trust for Public Land’s conservation activities in the state.

Northern California Associate Director of Philanthropy (Job#: 1375, San Francisco, California, California)

The Associate Director of Philanthropy contributes to The Trust for Public Land’s annual operating needs in California and the success of the organization’s multi-year comprehensive Power of Place Campaign. This position is located in our San Francisco office.

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.


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