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Colorado West Land Trust seeks a Director of Development to lead the organization’s fundraising efforts. 

Western Colorado is home to Colorado’s fruit and wine industry, family farms and ranches, and world class outdoor recreation. Colorado West Land Trust has worked since 1980 to conserve the special places that make this region unique. Never has our mission been more important or relevant as it is today, and our Development Director plays a key role in making that mission happen.  

As Development Director, you will be responsible for growing CWLT’s existing portfolio of successful fundraising programs, creating and implementing new strategies, raising awareness of CWLT across our region, connecting donors to our programs and mission, and mentoring and managing the Development Team staff. This position will require you to live in the Grand Junction area and entails travel throughout the region. You must have a strong fundraising work history, demonstrate knowledge and application of fundraising strategy, be innovative and entrepreneurial, and above all, passionate about our mission. 

This is an exciting time to join the Colorado West Land Trust team! Apply today and make a lasting impact on conservation in Western Colorado. 

Applications accepted through Sunday June 18, 2023. Apply here: 


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