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21 Jun 2022

Executive Director – Yolo Land Trust

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Organization Overview
The Yolo Land Trust (YLT) has a simple and vital mission: to permanently conserve productive farmland in Yolo County. For over 30 years, the Yolo Land Trust has helped landowners conserve their family farms through the use of conservation easements. The Yolo Land Trust is comprised of an active Board of Directors that meets monthly and three staff (Executive Director, Land Stewardship Director, and Development and Communications Coordinator). Multiple board committees meet regularly to oversee our conservation portfolio, propose new conservation easement transactions, manage financial holdings, oversee farm operations, develop outreach and development activities, and establish board governance and succession.

The Position
Job Title: Executive Director
Position: Full-Time, Exempt
Reports To: Board of Directors Location: YLT office, Woodland, California

Description of Job
The Yolo Land Trust Executive Director provides leadership toward the development and fulfillment of the Yolo Land Trust’s mission of conserving farmland in Yolo County through the implementation of YLT’s strategic plan and the achievement of annual goals and objectives set by the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will lead and manage all functions of the organization including financial oversight, budget development and management, conservation easement transactions, stewardship of the conservation portfolio (including the YLT-owned farm), donor stewardship and development, and external communications.

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