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Work with the New Canaan Land Trust

 

The following positions are currently available. Please see individual positions for application instructions.

Executive Director

Accepting Applications.
Download a PDF of this job description HERE.

Location: New Canaan, CT with option for some remote work
Status: Full time, exempt
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience
Reports to:
 Board President
Posted: April 7, 2022

NCLT seeks its next Executive Director to lead the organization to continued growth, reach, and impact. This position is well suited for an experienced non-profit or conservation professional looking for a unique opportunity to lead and grow a well-established community land trust. NCLT will also consider applications from bright candidates looking to make a start in conservation field.

The Executive Director (ED) reports to the Board President, and is responsible for advancing the mission of NCLT. The ED manages all aspects of the organization including land acquisition; land stewardship; community engagement; staff management/development; financial management; fundraising; and development. The ED also supports the Board, assisting with strategic planning, policy development, and providing vision and leadership for the organization.

Community Engagement & Communications Manager

Accepting Applications.
Download a PDF of this job description HERE.

Location: New Canaan, CT with option for some remote work
Status: Full time, exempt
Compensation: Starting salary of $35,000 – $50,000 plus additional benefits
Reports to:
 Executive Director
Posted: April 7, 2022

NCLT has an immediate opening for enthusiastic and self-motivated Manager to expand and oversee its community engagement initiatives and to bolster communication with its constituents and community. The ideal candidate will have a passion for engaging diverse audiences in events, projects, and programs related to land conservation and environmental stewardship. Current events and programs include a small but growing volunteer program, guided walks and lectures, and partnerships with other like-minded organizations in and around New Canaan. The Manager will be expected to build upon these existing programs and to expand NCLT’s reach and impact.

Applicants must be deeply committed to NCLT’s mission and be excited about communicating and engaging with individuals and partners about land conservation in Fairfield County. The Manager will not manage paid staff but will have substantial interaction with NCLT’s Board of Directors, committee members, volunteers, and program participants.

The New Canaan Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees.