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New Jersey Conservation Foundation, one of the nation's premier land preservation groups, is proud of our enthusiastic team of professionals. We are a leading force in the nation's strongest open space movement, with more than 30 staff and a 51-year history.

NJCF staff member Marie Newell

We offer competitive nonprofit salaries (commensurate with experience), offices in a scenic park, an excellent benefits program, and a great work environment.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse staff, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

Current Openings


Premier nonprofit conservation group seeks a Director of Development to manage all aspects of development including major giving, annual fund and membership, fundraising events, capital campaigns, planned giving and corporate and foundation giving.  In this position you will be part of the Senior Management Team, working closely with and reporting to the Executive Director and a highly engaged Board of Trustees to increase support for our organization and its mission.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and eight years of successful experience in fundraising or related professional field and a track record of success in nonprofit fundraising and broad experience with major giving, annual fund and membership, fundraising events, capital campaigns, planned giving and corporate and foundation giving.  The Director of Development must have excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to convey our mission persuasively; strong supervision, organizational and project management skills along with high level of attention to detail and experience with and knowledge of client relationship management software.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance, 401k plan, and generous vacation and leave policies.  Our office is located in a historic house with garden setting in Morris County.  Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation preserves land for you - but we can't do it alone. Become a member today!