Crested Butte Land Trust - Executive Director

Crested Butte Land Trust seeks an executive director to lead an accredited and established land trust in Crested Butte, CO. Remote and unspoiled, Crested Butte is a recreation resort in one of the Rockies’ most breathtaking mountain valleys. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, reporting to the Board of Directors. The executive director will be responsible for all aspects of organization leadership and management of staff.  Qualified candidates should have strong vision and strategic planning skills as well as possess the hands-on knowledge of land conservation. He/she should be an effective leader, a strong communicator and writer, a skilled manager, and an expert fundraiser. Candidate should have previous ED experience or have significant experience junior to the ED level at a large land trust. A standout candidate may have an advanced degree in a conservation-related field.

This role requires physical exertion and stamina at high altitude. The anticipated start date is January, 2017.  Salary is commensurate with experience. The Crested Butte Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about the Crested Butte Land Trust, please visit Resume and Letter of Interest must be submitted to by October 17, 2016.  Please, no phone calls.