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Maine Farmland Trust

Development Officer

The Development Officer is an integral part of MFT’s Development team and will focus on a strategic approach to fundraising activities related to individual and planned giving. The Development Officer will carry a portfolio of active donors and prospects, manage ongoing relationships, cultivate new relationships, create strategies for the solicitation of gifts, and directly solicit one-time and multi-year gifts.

The Development Officer will also help to strengthen the fundraising systems within the organization, and may be asked to participate in other fundraising activities in support of the Development team’s overall goals and workplan.

While the other members of the Development team are currently based in Portland, this position could be located in either MFT’s Portland or Belfast offices, with occasional travel to the other office location.

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Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 professional references. Please submit all materials to Rachel Taker.


Or mail:

Maine Farmland Trust
ATTN: Rachel Taker
97 Main Street
Belfast, ME 04915

If you have any questions, contact Rachel at 338-6575 or