American Farmland Trust (AFT) seeks an energetic self-starter to direct the Working Lands Alliance (WLA) in Connecticut. A diverse coalition of individuals and more than 200 businesses and organizations established in 2000 and dedicated to preserving Connecticut’s remaining working lands, WLA has raised over $50 million in public funding for farmland protection and successfully championed several visionary pieces of state legislation.
The ideal candidate will have a background in agriculture and public policy, familiarity with Connecticut stakeholders, and experience in fundraising and in managing collaborative projects involving multiple partners. Excellent communication skills, a willingness to manage all aspects of coalition activities, and the vision to lead and grow a dynamic coalition is essential.
For a full job description or more information, please visit www.workinglandsalliance.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Position open until filled; interviews of selected candidates will begin the week of September 20th.