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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.

Finance Analyst II (Job#: 1120, San Francisco, California)

The Finance Analyst II will be responsible for managing the relationships with the divisional finance directors, developing and maintaining monthly and ad hoc financial reporting, and The Trust for Public Land financial databases.

Northern Rockies Philanthropy Associate (Job#: 1540, Bozeman, Montana)

The Philanthropy Associate is responsible for supporting the Northern Rockies Philanthropy Director, including all aspects of the philanthropy program in the Northern Rockies (75%) and providing administrative support that ensures the efficient operation of the Northern Rockies Field Office (25%).

California Senior Public Grants Manager (Job#: 1246, , California)

The Senior Public Grants Manager is responsible for conducting the full range of activities related to securing public funding for the Trust for Public Land’s (TPL’s) California State Office. The Senior Public Grants Manager manages the Public Grants program, including grant research, preparation of grant proposals, managing contractors, providing funding strategy, and designing and implementing key programmatic efforts to educate project staff and leadership on public funding opportunities and to increase public funding for TPL. A key function of this position is forging and fostering relationships with public agency partners. The Senior Public Grants Manager reports to the Director of Government Affairs and works closely with project staff in California, as well as with key senior staff in other TPL departments, including Finance, Legal and Federal Affairs.

Northern Rockies Director (Job#: 1348, Bozeman, Montana)

The Northern Rockies 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 Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.

Colorado Associate Director of Philanthropy (Job#: 1341, Denver, Colorado)

The Associate Director of Philanthropy contributes to The Trust for Public Land’s annual operating and programmatic needs in Colorado, and the success of the organization’s multi-year comprehensive Power of Place Campaign.

St. Paul Administrative Assistant (Job#: 1010, St. Paul, Minnesota)

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and organizational support including managing correspondence (drafting, editing and execution), calendar management, and management and presentation support.

New Orleans Director of Philanthropy (Job#: 1478, New Orleans, Louisiana)

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

California Director of Government Affairs (Job#: 1088, San Francisco, California)

The Director of Government Affairs has overall responsibility for development and execution of an effective state and local agenda to promote land and water conservation and The Trust for Public Land.

Photography Program Coordinator (Job#: 1295, San Francisco, California)

The Photography Program Coordinator coordinates photo shoots and manages The Trust for Public Land’s photo collection in support of a wide range of marketing products such as our website, brochures, invitations, e-newsletters, blogs, social media sites, Land&People magazine, and other organizational publications and collateral.

North Texas Area Director (Job#: 1537, Dallas, TX, Texas)

The North Texas Area Director will establish a presence for the Trust for Public Land in Dallas, Arlington and Fort Worth and surrounding communities. S/he will develop park and conservation programs, raise funds for the programs and oversee their implementation.


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