The Northcoast Regional Land Trust is seeking an organized, professional, and highly motivated Outreach & Development Director for a dynamic nonprofit organization focused on land conservation in northwestern California.   

To apply, you must use the application packet and instructions found at ncrlt.org/about/jobs.

Availability: Position available November 1, 2023

Status: Full-time, 30-40 hours per week (negotiable)

Starting Pay Range: $27-$34 per hour, depending on experience, with opportunity to grow into a salaried position.

Benefits: 13 paid holidays, two weeks paid vacation per year; paid sick leave; up to 3% matching contribution for retirement plan; eligibility for benefits stipend or enrollment in organization’s health insurance plan (100% of premium is paid by the organization).   

Staff at NRLT enjoy a flexible schedule, excellent benefits, and an engaging work environment. Staff are supported by, and get the opportunity to work with, a dynamic community of volunteers, landowners, and other land trust partners. We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.   

Position open until filled. First application review date: Friday, November 3, 2023. 

About the Northcoast Regional Land Trust: The Northcoast Regional Land Trust (NRLT) is an accredited land trust based in Arcata, California. Since its founding in 2000, NRLT has protected over 60,000 acres of forest, farms, oak woodlands, wetlands, and range – lands that sustain our human communities, support rural livelihoods, and safeguard important habitats. We also seek to connect more people with wild and working landscapes, support our region’s producers, and inspire the next generation of land stewards.   With more land conservation projects in the works than ever before, and thriving education and outreach programs, we are looking forward to welcoming new team members to help carry this work forward and grow the organization. 

Position Summary: The Outreach & Development Director plays a key role in the organization’s leadership, working closely with the Executive Director, board and committee members, other volunteers, and staff. The Outreach & Development Director is responsible for planning, coordinating, and strengthening the organization’s outreach and fundraising activities, including but not limited to major donor solicitations, communications, direct mail campaigns, fundraising events, planned giving, and donor recruitment and retention. This position supervises staff, volunteers, and contractors in these areas. In coordination with the Executive Director, this position is also charged with developing and monitoring progress towards organizational goals, setting and overseeing adherence to policy, and increasing operational effectiveness. The Outreach & Development Director reports to the Executive Director, supervises outreach and development staff, and works collaboratively with other NRLT team members.