Job Opportunities

Major Gifts Officer

Full Time, Exempt

The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gifts of $25,000 or more from individuals, as well as supporting planned giving when appropriate. The position will often partner with staff leadership and volunteers on the Major Gifts Committee to advance solicitation and stewardship activities. Key metrics for success will include donor engagement through in-person contacts and portfolio development, and revenue (year one expectations at $250,000).

The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for best practices of moves management and direct solicitation of supporters located across California. This position requires travel throughout California; evenings and weekends also frequently required. The position may work remotely anywhere in the state, with occasional visits to the Sacramento office.

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Stewardship Manager

Full Time, Exempt

Under general supervision, the Stewardship Manager provides oversight of all conservation easement stewardship activities. Prepares analysis of project budgets and endowment funding requirements for new projects in development. Manages all billable time records, invoices, and accounting for the Conservation Unit.

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites; strength to lift and carry materials weighing up to 10 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

Must be able to attend out-of-town easement monitoring visits, meetings, and other events. Evening and weekend work required on occasion.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@rangelandtrust.org.

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Transaction Director

Full Time, Exempt

The Transaction Director manages conservation easement transactions by negotiating and completing the complex real estate transactions which preserve rangelands. The Transaction Director develops and implements conservation strategies for CRT’s acquisition of conservation easements on ranch properties that have been identified by CRT’s Board of Directors as priority projects. The Transaction Director works closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Stewardship Manager, and with other project-based consultants and legal counsel to complete transactions. The Transaction Director has no authority to legally bind CRT without express specific authority granted by the Board of Directors.

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites; strength to lift and carry materials weighing up to 10 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

Must be able to attend out-of-town easement monitoring visits, meetings, and other events. Evening and weekend work required on occasion.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@rangelandtrust.org.

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