Development and Communications Associate for The 300 Committee Land Trust

The 300 Committee Land Trust
Massachusetts, United States
$45,000.00 - $55,000.00
Closing date
Mar 6, 2024
Development & Communications Associate:

The Development & Communications Associate oversees T3C’s membership program and provides communications support for all aspects of T3C’s mission. The Development & Communications Associate works closely with the Executive Director, Director of Stewardship and Community Engagement, members of the Board of Directors and volunteers to develop communications across a variety of strategic focus areas for T3C. The 300 Committee’s Development& Communications Associate reports to the Executive Director who supervises their work.

This is a full-time position that focuses on fund raising support, managing T3C’s membership program and providing communications support for all areas of T3C’s mission including stewardship, outreach, and donor relations.

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the Executive Director to establish annual and capital fund raising goals and coordinate strategies to meet those goals.
  • Providing support for the Development Committee and Executive Director by conducting donor research and through planning for donor communications and engagement.
  • Coordinating and carrying out all aspects of the membership program to raise annual operating income. This includes the solicitation, tracking and follow-up of donors/members. (recognition/gift acknowledgement). Managing/troubleshooting the donor database and handling donation deposits.
  • Writing grant proposals and reports to secure funding and follow up for capital projects, stewardship, community engagement and operational support.
  • Creating content for and managing the production and dissemination of T3C materials for membership, stewardship, outreach, and special events.
  • Developing and managing T3C’s outreach communications to all constituents: members, friends, community, media, and keeping website current, accurate and compelling. Coordinating with the Executive Director and Director of Stewardship and Engagement in aligning our messaging with T3C’s strategic priorities.
  • Supporting the organization in planning special events and in implementing new priority projects.
  • Supporting special projects as part of T3C’s annual work plan for strategic plan implementation.
  • Providing office management support, ordering supplies & coordinating contract services.
 The Development & Communications Associate’s job responsibilities require:

  • Strong verbal communication skills; proven ability to write clearly and persuasively.
  • Solid knowledge and experience working in philanthropy, including annual giving, grant writing and special events.
  • The ability to work in a small office, to work independently but to collaborate with others and to juggle multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational abilities.
  • Familiarity with membership and fund raising databases, including Little Green Light and Microsoft Office. Ability to work with Constant Contact and coordinate graphic design projects.
  • A Bachelor’s degree and experience working in a non-profit organization or similar experience.
 Hours: Average of 40 hours per week, occasional weekend work and evening meetings will be required.

Salary commensurate with experience. Expected starting range $45,000 - $55,000 plus comprehensive benefits package.


Benefits: Health Insurance contribution, SEP-IRA retirement fund employer contribution, Life Insurance coverage, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off including vacation and holidays, and support for professional development.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Please direct a letter of interest and resume to Jessica Whritenour, Executive Director, The 300 Committee Land Trust, 157 Locust Street, Falmouth, MA 02540 via US Mail or email to

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