About MALT

Marin Agricultural Land Trust is a nonprofit land trust created in 1980 by a coalition of ranchers and environmentalists to permanently protect Marin County farmland. Some of the Bay Area’s most highly acclaimed dairy and cheese products, grass-fed meats and organic crops are produced on farmland protected by MALT’s 91 agricultural conservation easements. MALT has permanently protected over 54,000 acres of West Marin’s diverse mosaic of coastal grasslands, oak woodlands, rangelands and pastoral open space. MALT is committed to supporting sustainable management, climate-beneficial and regenerative agriculture in Marin County, including farming and grazing practices that rebuild soil organic matter and improve soil biodiversity to draw down carbon and improve the water cycle.

The Position

The Director, Marketing & Communications is an integral member of MALT’s Leadership Team, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer serving as a key organizational leader to Board and staff. The Director, Marketing & Communications is responsible for developing and implementing all aspects of MALT’s marketing, market research, branding, marketing communications and public relations activities to support MALT’s long-term strategic direction. The role is responsible for integration of marketing and communications externally and internally to achieve programmatic, development, community engagement and partnership goals. This position provides leadership, vision and direction to a team of marketing, communications and community engagement professionals and contracted services providers for PR, events management and other marketing functions. The Director, Marketing & Communications embraces technology to increase brand awareness, engagement and visibility to support MALT’s mission and vision and is responsible for leveraging resources in an efficient, effective and sustainable manner.

Essential Duties and Functions

Qualifications and Requirements

Education

Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree such as MBA preferred.

Experience

or

Knowledge and Abilities

Terms

This is a full-time, exempt position that requires some presence in MALT’s office in Point Reyes Station, the West Marin community and some in-person collaboration with stakeholder groups including donors, agriculturalists, partners, and community members. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter in PDF format jobs@malt.org

No phone calls, no walk-ins, no recruiters. 

Marin Agricultural Land Trust welcomes people of all backgrounds, identities, and beliefs to join us in achieving our mission to permanently protect Marin’s agricultural land for agricultural use. MALT is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace in which everyone is welcomed, valued, and supported. We are a team that works together to achieve our goals. We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.