Executive Director

Mass Land Trust Coalition Published: December 13, 2017
Job Type
CEO/ Senior Mgmt/ Exec Director / Natural Resources/ Restoration /
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~ Mass Land Trust Coalition (MLTC) is a membership-supported organization working to advance land protection in Massachusetts by providing education, tools, networking, and advocacy support for land trusts and their partners. ~

MLTC has over 200 Members and Conservation Partners, including land trusts, watershed associations, open space committees, advocacy groups, individuals and businesses. It currently hosts the largest statewide land conservation conference in the country.

Position Overview

The Board of Trustees of the Mass Land Trust Coalition is seeking a full-time Executive Director with strong non-profit management experience and a highly diverse skill set.


The selected candidate, among other things, will:

  • Implement initiatives described in MLTC’s strategic plan.
  • Represent MLTC at conferences, professional meetings, legislative hearings and other events associated with land preservation.
  • Oversee an annual conference for members, supervising the Conference Manager, other staff, and volunteers.
  • Manage educational programs, workshops, and regional roundtables for members.
  • Organize quarterly Member meetings.
  • Build partnerships to advance MLTC’s mission and raise visibility.
  • Advocate on key issues important to land trusts.
  • Build and sustain MLTC’s land trust membership throughout the Commonwealth.
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and maintain relationships with individuals, foundations, and other donors supportive of land preservation efforts.
  • Manage communications initiatives and create outreach materials.
  • Research, write, and implement grants.
  • Establish and maintain a partnership with MLTC’s Board of Trustees built on trust, candor, respect and communication.
  • Supervise MLTC staff and outside contractors.


  • The ideal candidate will have 5 years financial management, fundraising, grant writing, communications, governance, and administrative experience.
  • Candidates with a working knowledge of land conservation and/or natural resource management may be given preference. 

To Apply

Please click "Apply" below to upload your resume and cover letter by January 5, 2018 to Executive Director, Marylynn Gentry.

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