Executive Director

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



5 Mechanic Street
Shelburne Falls
United States


Franklin Land Trust (FLT) is searching for an Executive Director to provide vision and leadership following the highly successful tenure of our retiring Executive Director. FLT conserves rural landscapes in Western Massachusetts for the benefit of present and future generations while connecting citizens to the land in tangible, enduring ways. Since its founding in 1987, Franklin Land Trust has been a champion of land conservation, working to protect more than 32,000 acres of farmlands, woodlands, and other significant natural landscapes from development that would forever alter the region’s beauty and pastoral character.

FLT’s Executive Director will be passionately committed to our mission, an excellent communicator, a proven networker and collaborator, an effective fundraiser, an experienced non-profit administrator, and an accessible team leader who will foster a culture of cooperation between Board and Staff. The successful applicant will be a dynamic, hands-on leader who can guide FLT to new levels of organizational excellence and build its financial resources. 

A copy of more detailed position announcement is available at: www.franklinlandtrust.org/edThis is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package.  

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


To apply, in confidence, please submit a cover letter which includes a description of how your qualifications would support FLT’s mission and needs, your resume, and contact information for three references to: search@franklinlandtrust.org .    No phone calls, please.

The deadline for applications is December 15, 2018. FLT is an equal opportunity employer.