Job Opportunities

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.

Full Job Description

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

Email: rachel@mainefarmlandtrust.org

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 rachel@mainefarmlandtrust.org.

FARMLAND ACCESS AND TRANSFER BUSINESS SPECIALIST 

Through MFT’s Farmland Access program, MFT assists farmland owners and farmland seekers to develop business plans that can result in both successful farm transfers and farm acquisitions. The Farmland Access and Transfer Business Specialist provides direct, individualized assistance as well as manages and assists the work of a team of advisers, as appropriate to each farm client’s situation.

This position is based out of MFT’s Belfast office with travel to MFT’s other offices and travel to client sites as necessary.

Full Job Description

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

Email: rachel@mainefarmlandtrust.org

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 rachel@mainefarmlandtrust.org.