Land Conservation Specialist

The Trustees believes that people and communities are strongly connected to place and it is our mission to foster those connections.  To succeed, The Trustees must become a broadly inclusive organization that engages and unifies the diverse communities of Massachusetts.  The Senior Conservation Specialist will represent and advance these values.

The Conservation Specialist reports to the Associate Director of Land Conservation and is responsible for leading and expanding the land conservation work of The Trustees. She/he will help to drive strategic plan priorities, encourage teamwork and collaboration on the land conservation team and help The Trustees to achieve/maintain a high level of practice.

The Conservation Specialist will manage a diverse portfolio of land conservation projects, with a focus on strategic reservation acquisitions and including additions to existing reservations, CRs, and other transactions. Seeking out and developing new projects, in collaboration with colleagues, is a key focus of this position. She/he will maintain and expand strong partnerships with local conservation organizations appropriate to this work, build broader support for conservation, work with other regional staff and volunteers to implement the organization’s strategic plan, and support the operations of the Land Conservation program. The Conservation Specialist works as part of the Land Conservation team and also works collaboratively with Regional staff and Stewardship staff on land conservation initiatives.