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The Land Trust is Hiring a Development Assistant

Author: Jefferson Land Trust | 01/31/23

Photo of a Rhododendron Macrophyllum in the Quimper Wildlife Corridor by Wendy Feltham

Rhododendron Macrophyllum in the Quimper Wildlife Corridor by Wendy Feltham.

Jefferson Land Trust is seeking an organized, collaborative, detail-oriented professional as our Development Assistant.

At Jefferson Land Trust our team members are committed to our mission, “Helping the community preserve open space, working lands, and habitat forever” and demonstrate a passion for protecting natural habitat, forests, farmland, and scenic open spaces.

We embrace a people-first approach. We appreciate and encourage the talents and passion of our employees. We strive to hire great people and keep them interested, empowered, and fulfilled. We value equity, respect, accountability, creativity, collaboration, and innovation. We are a team that is committed to and embraces diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice principles.

Position Summary
The Development Assistant serves as administrative support to the Development Team, handling correspondence and mailings, entering and tracking donor information, coordinating volunteers, and helping with events. This position is a full-time, non-exempt position, is eligible for benefits, and reports to the Development Manager.

The Development Assistant wage range is $21.00 to $23.00 per hour, DOE.

The Development Assistant will work primarily out of our cozy office space in uptown Port Townsend (often with a friendly dog or two on-site) with some remote work flexibility.

To Apply
Please include a cover letter along with your resume to Priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply before February 24, 2023. Candidate applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Jefferson Land Trust is an equal-opportunity employer committed to cultivating a staff team representing the full diversity of the communities in which we live and work. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

For the complete position description, please click here.

Thank you!