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President & CEO

Maine Farmland Trust, Inc.

Opening posted: 05/28/2024 | Expires: 06/28/2024

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The board of directors of Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) seeks a passionate advocate and inspiring leader
to serve as president and CEO. Maine Farmland Trust protects farmland, supports farmers, and
advances the future of farming in Maine. The overarching goal of this respected nonprofit is to protect
Maine farmland and revitalize Maine’s rural landscape by keeping agricultural lands working and helping
farmers and communities thrive.

The president and CEO oversees and guides strategy for public engagement and philanthropy and works in close collaboration with MFT’s leadership team to advance the organization’s strategic vision, deepening its impact. The president and CEO is instrumental in broadening MFT’s base of support, inspiring new levels of public and private commitment and enduring partnerships, including through the planning and execution of comprehensive fundraising campaigns; further magnifying farmers’ voices; and accelerating the changes needed to serve Maine farmers, secure Maine farmland, and protect Maine’s future. This individual partners with MFT’s leadership team on aspects related to financial management, programming, advocacy, farmer engagement, stewardship and board and staff development.

This position can be based out of Maine Farmland Trust’s Portland or Belfast office.

Download the full leadership statement on our website: https://www.mainefarmlandtrust.org/about-us/work-with-us