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.
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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.
The Public Grants Manager is responsible for the overall vision and implementation of the Public Grants Program for the Trust for Public Land’s (TPL’s) California office. This position researches public grant programs, disseminates information on these programs to TPL staff, and manages all aspects of preparing grant proposals. A key function of this position is forging and fostering relationships with public agency partners.
The Annual Giving Director is responsible for the overall success of The Trust for Public Land's multichannel direct marketing efforts (direct mail and online fundraising).
The Program Coordinator will help plan and implement work to enhance the New York Playground Program. This position will be responsible for managing playground amenities, including installation, maintenance and amenity evaluation. This individual will work with urban communities, organizations, neighborhood groups, and schools to restore, construct and maintain capital improvements for parks, gardens and school grounds in New York. Reporting to the Program Director of the Playgrounds program, the Program Coordinator will work in close collaboration with all staff engaged in playground work.
The Donor Relations Manager is responsible for donor discovery, as well as recommending, implementing, and coordinating donor relations and stewardship to promote interaction with and recognition of donors giving annual gifts between $1,000 - $50,000 to The Trust for Public Land in New York.
The Administrative Associate is an integral team member that ensures the efficient operation of the Los Angeles Program Office as the Trust for Public Land carries out its mission, programs and conservation services in Los Angeles County. The person in this position performs necessary organizational, administrative and fund development responsibilities.
In collaboration with the Division Director of Philanthropy, the Associate Director of Philanthropy (ADoP) is responsible for the oversight, planning and implementation of a comprehensive philanthropy program within Massachusetts that secures significant financial resources from individuals to support The Trust for Public Land's conservation goals.
This one-year fellowship will focus on Campaigns, Elections, Lobbying and Funding for Parks and Land Conservation. During a one-year term, the fellow will work in the Boston headquarters in close collaboration with The Trust for Public Land's conservation finance staff across the U.S. to help in all aspects of our work to create new public funding for land conservation and parks.
Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO), the Philanthropy Operations Director (Director) is responsible for the effective day-to-day management of the philanthropy operations staff in our San Francisco Headquarters, as well as providing strategic support and solutions that leverage TPL's data, technology, reporting, business processes and people for the entire philanthropy department. While the CPO is ultimately responsible for the Philanthropy program at TPL, the Director will implement the strategies, policies, procedures and budgets approved by the CPO. The Director is a true partner of the CPO's, enabling the CPO to focus on leadership issues as well as prospects and solicitations while the Director focuses on management administration and support of the fundraising staff.
This is a great opportunity for someone at the beginning of their career in finance. The position provides unique exposure to learning about non-profit finance and has potential for growth with increased responsibility and visibility. This position is located in our San Francisco office.
The California 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 the State of California. This position is located in our San Francisco office.