Land Trusts are Hiring!
As of April 5, 2018, here are announcements for open positions with land trusts. Check them out below!
Triangle Land Conservancy Development Manager
Position Summary: The Development Manager reports to the Director of Development and is responsible for implementation of best
practices for the management of TLC’s Raiser’s Edge donor and volunteer database including the assurance of data
integrity, analysis and for report generation & customization. They have primary responsibility for maintaining TLC’s
database to ensure accurate, appropriate, and timely gift processing; acknowledgement, reporting and reconciliation
of gifts; and relevant donor and donor prospect tracking. They provide important coordination and leadership with
TLC’s annual fund, recurring gift, online donation and special gift campaigns in collaboration with Director of Development.
The Development Manager plays a key strategic role in TLC’s development and communications team which includes
the Communications Manager and Membership and Community Outreach Coordinator, to maximize financial
support, communications, and volunteer engagement by identifying and monitoring donor groups, providing
accurate information, creating lists for mailings, contributing to event organization and management, and running
accurate and timely fundraising and financial reports.
This position also works closely with the Finance Department to ensure timely and accurate recording and
reconciliation of all gifts and supports the Conservation and Stewardship Department to ensure landowner and other
relevant information is current and tracked in the database.
Compensation and Benefits: Salary range $38,000-$45,000 depending on experience, with excellent benefits.
How to Apply: Please send a single PDF with your cover letter, resume, and list of three references (who will not be contacted
unless you are selected for an interview). Save your application file as: LastName_FirstInitial_TLC (e.g.Carson_R_TLC.pdf). Please use Development Manager as the subject of your email. Email your application to: HR@triangleland.org. Candidate applications will be accepted until April 23, 2018. No phone calls please.
Blue Ridge Conservancy Executive and Development Associate
Position Description: Blue Ridge Conservancy’s Executive and Development Associate will be a motivated, skilled, innovative team-player who thrives in a hard-working environment and enjoys taking charge and achieving results. He or she must be an independent, strategic thinker with strong analytical and organizational skills. The ability to manage multiple priorities with tight timelines is essential. The successful candidate will work closely with the Executive Director, other staff, volunteers and the Board of Trustees to assist in all areas of development, including fundraising, implementing strategies and initiatives for increased funding, developing relationships with all donors, stakeholders and prospects to advance BRC’s mission. It is preferable that he or she will possess experience in nonprofit board administration and working with chief development officers.
The Executive and Development Associate will play a key role in the organization and requires that the individual have a confident, polished approach. The person must present a professional image coupled with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills. He or she must understand the interpersonal dynamics involved in effective fundraising. The successful candidate must be articulate, sociable, intelligent with integrity and have the ability to develop strong relationships with investors in BRC. It is
essential that he or she must share the staff’s passion and interest for conservation, land protection and environmental work.
Salary range is $45,000.00 – $55,000.00, plus benefits, including retirement and monthly health insurance stipend. BRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, or national origin.
Timeline: The application deadline is March 26, 2018. A resume and cover letter not to exceed two pages and three professional references should be sent to: Charlie Brady, via email or by mail to Blue Ridge Conservancy, PO Box 568, Boone, NC 28607.
Piedmont Land Conservancy Accountant and Office Manager
The Business Manager is the primary staff person charged with PLC’s financial management. This is a part-time position that reports to the Executive Director. The position is anticipated to require 20-25 hours per week.
Primary Job Responsibilities
1. Management of PLC’s financial systems including:
c. Bill Pay
e. Tax Related Items
f. Reconciliation of Bank Statements
2. Prepare and present relevant financial information to PLC’s Board of Directors, Finance
Committee and staff.
3. Coordinate with PLC’s outside auditors to provide necessary information for the annual
4. Assist with office management tasks as needed.
5. Assist PLC staff in outreach and fundraising efforts as applicable.
Piedmont Land Conservancy Capital Campaign Coordinator
The Capital Campaign Coordinator is the primary staff person charged with supporting PLC’s Board, staff and volunteers in an upcoming multi-million dollar capital campaign to help conserve one of the Piedmont’s most unique properties. This is a temporary, full-time position that reports to the Executive Director. The position is anticipated to last 18-24 months.
Primary Job Responsibilities
1. Manage all aspects of the PLC Campaign including but not limited to: tracking volunteer solicitations, preparing volunteers and staff for all solicitation calls, preparing regular reports for staff and volunteers outlining updates on Campaign progress, and providing general support and management of the campaign.
2. Coordinate activities of the PLC board, Campaign volunteers, PLC Development staff and others as they relate to campaign planning and implementation.
3. Schedule and coordinate campaign meetings, working committees, cultivation events, and any other meetings and events related to the campaign.
4. Prepare campaign materials and correspondences: files, lists, meeting notifications, agendas, minutes, and other follow-up materials promised at the meetings; prospect and donor research, records, acknowledgements and reports.
5. Coordinate orientation of new board members and campaign volunteers as needed to update on campaign planning and implementation.
6. Conduct research to compile profile information on individual, corporate, foundation and other prospects.
7. Maintain and update a campaign calendar of scheduled activities, and send weekly reports to key individuals and consultants.
8. Record and transcribe notes of all significant campaign-related communications, and those with volunteer leaders, board members, and other stakeholders.
9. Organize and maintain thorough and accurate computer and hard copy filing systems for all PLC campaign activities.
10. Develop and collect campaign-related materials including on-line research, queries, newspaper articles on potential donors, etc.
11. Serve as liaison between campaign counsel, campaign leadership and PLC staff.
12. Perform the above and any other duties necessary for effective and efficient campaign planning, management and implementation.