California Project Associate

California Project Associate

Type of offer:

The Project Associate provides strategic support and coordination to protect critical at-risk lands, support partner relationships, and advance The Trust for Public Land’s “Land for People” mission in California.


  • Assists land protection staff in all phases of land acquisition projects and programmatic initiatives, including conservation project research, outreach to landowners, towns, governmental agencies, non-profit partners, and community groups, and coordination with title companies, appraisers, surveyors and other due diligence consultants.
  • Supports legal staff on land protection projects in California including tracking critical project dates, due diligence review, real estate closing preparation and other responsibilities as needed.
  • Assists in research, development, and writing of public and private grant applications for land protection projects and programs.
  • Supports community engagement and planning processes related to TPL’s land protection projects.
  • Supports development and management of TPL’s application to the Department of Defense, Interior and Agriculture’s Sentinel Landscape program, including projects falling under the Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) program.
  • Co-manages the Sand-to-Sea Sentinel Landscape, when approved, with the designated REPI Coordinator and Senior TPL staff.
  • Responds to inquiries by and conducts strategic outreach to individuals, community groups and government agencies regarding land protection projects.
  • Prepares graphic and written materials for presentations and other project related needs.
  • Manages special events held by TPL including fundraising and community events.
  • Responsible for various administrative tasks including invoice submission, project tracking, meeting scheduling (digital and in-person) and grant reporting.
Location: San Francisco, California
Organization: Trust for Public Land
Deadline: June 5, 2022
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