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Founded in 1985, The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County is a 501(c) (3) tax exempt California non-profit Corporation that conserves natural resources, agricultural land, and open spaces for the benefit of present and future generations.


ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATIONS COORDINATOR 

We are currently experiencing
tremendous growth in opportunities to conserve land and to engage with community partners. We are expanding our staff and adapting roles to meet the current high demand for our work. We seek a perceptive, adaptive individual to oversee office operations and provide critical support to each department serving as Administrative and Operations Coordinator.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Operations Manager. The Administrative and Operations Coordinator is an essential role responsible for general office systems and communications to maximize quality and efficiency. The position will also support the work of the Executive Director, Operations Manager, Development & Communications Team, the Conservation Team and the Board of Trustees. The individual best suited to this position will be analytical, knowledgeable and organized with a proactive attitude and sense of service. This is a full-time position, however, as part of our commitment to making this a supportive work environment, we are open to a 35 hour per week schedule for the right candidate. Review the full job description here.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, and a cover letter, to Lisa Macker at [email protected] with the subject:
Administrative & Operations Coordinator.

The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


BOOKKEEPER

This is a part-time (24-28 hours/week), hourly, non-exempt position reporting to the Operations Manager. The Bookkeeper is responsible for a variety of bookkeeping and payroll tasks. The Operations Manager and Bookkeeper will work together and with the Administrative & Operations Coordinator to ensure clear communication about
tasks and deadlines. Review the full job description here. 

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, and a cover letter, to Lisa Macker at [email protected] with the subject: Bookkeeper.

The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


DONOR ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

The Land Trust seeks an experienced Donor Engagement Manager to join our dynamic fundraising team. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Development and Communications Director. The Donor Engagement Manager will design and implement strategies for recruiting new members and donors, increasing community and member engagement through consistent and compelling outreach, fundraising appeals and fun donor events. The Donor Engagement Manager is key to the further expansion of our fundraising program and achieving our strategic goals. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker, effective multi-tasker and able to thrive in a fast-paced, growing environment. Review the full job description here. 

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and a compelling cover letter to Carrie Mullen at [email protected] with the subject: Donor Engagement Manager.

The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


LAND TRANSACTION MANAGER

The Land Trust seeks a seasoned real estate professional and project manager with an interest in conservation. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Conservation Director. The Land Transaction Manager plays an essential role in planning and managing various aspects of land acquisition efforts, grant administration, landowner engagement, contractor management, project tracking and communications. The position requires knowledge of California real estate practices and use of professional judgment in advancing projects through the necessary steps to completion. The Land Transaction Manager is a key contact for funding and regulatory partners as well as landowners. As part of the team, the Land Transaction Manager is responsible for helping ensure materials are prepared as necessary for the Board of Trustees, Land Committee, and staff meetings. This position directs the work of contractors, some administrative staff tasks, and some intern tasks as appropriate. Review the full job description here.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and a compelling cover letter to Meredith Hendricks at [email protected] with the subject: Land Transaction Manager.

The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County is an equal opportunity employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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