Careers - Columbia Land Trust

A mission like ours needs people like you. We embrace an employee-first approach and value the talents and passions that a diverse team can bring. We hire great people and challenge each other to be an organization where everyone is respected and heard. We value diversity, belonging, accountability, collaboration, and innovation—all centered around our commitment to equity. Healthy, happy staff are an essential element of our success.


Open positions:

Advancement Director
The Advancement Director is a key leadership position within Columbia Land Trust who will be responsible for envisioning and overseeing fundraising and communications activities on behalf of the organization. The position provides a critical interface between the Conservation, Advancement and Administrative teams, the Executive Director, and the Board of Directors. The Advancement Director will build and lead a passionate and diverse team to support the implementation of our ambitious conservation strategy.


Columbia Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a diverse workforce. We are committed to equity as a core organizational value. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, LGBTQ+ people, and people from groups who are underrepresented in conservation spaces to apply for this opportunity. We strongly encourage graduates from internship programs to increase racial and cultural diversity in the conservation movement to apply for these positions.

Columbia Land Trust offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and this role qualifies for overtime pay when required. Our benefits package includes paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave. We pay 100% of health and dental insurance premiums for three-quarter to full-time employees; voluntary benefits include a Section 125 – FSA and long-term disability. We also offer a match (up to 5% of annual salary) to our 401(K) retirement plan.