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For Landowners

Associate Manager, Communications & Design

About MALT:

Founded in 1980 by a broad coalition of ranchers, environmentalists, and community leaders, Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) is a member-based nonprofit organization dedicated to permanently protecting Marin County farmland for farming and ranching. We also work with agricultural landowners and public and private partners to support and enhance agricultural viability and sustainability locally and regionally.

MALT’s comfortable office is located just off Highway 1 in the vibrant community of Point Reyes Station in beautiful West Marin, home to Cowgirl Creamery, Bovine Bakery, and Toby’s Feed Barn. Tomales Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore, and other outdoor wonders are only minutes away. We offer competitive salary, paid vacation and sick time, health, dental and vision insurance, retirement benefits, family friendly policies, and a commitment to honoring work/life balance. Come join our team of highly motivated and passionate staff who care deeply about our mission and one another.

The Position:

MALT seeks an energetic Associate Manager, Communications & Design to support our communications and events teams. This full-time position reports to MALT’s Marketing Communications Manager and works in close collaboration with members of the full Development and Events & Outreach teams. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, creative, and collaborative.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and produce MALT’s print pieces, including: banners, posters, post cards, menus, educational maps, event invitations, advertisements, and brochures for MALT’s outreach efforts and many events
  • Coordinate print production
  • Oversee proofing and fact-checking of all MALT materials
  • Provide writing and proofing support for larger print communications as needed, including quarterly newsletters, the annual report, and regular fundraising mailings
  • Provide writing and proofing support for digital communications, including emails to members/donors, blog content, and social media posts
  • Pursue and execute on advertising opportunities
  • Support the Annual Fund team as they craft messaging for their appeals and produce letterhead, mailing inserts, remit envelopes, etc.
  • Support Marketing Communications Manager in overseeing PR firm outreach and pitching efforts
  • In coordination with the Associate Manager, Online Communications & Fundraising, maintain photos and digital files archives
  • Contract and oversee photographers, including shot lists for events and photo archiving/sharing
  • Oversee and implement MALT’s brand and style guides
  • Document on-location stories as schedule allows
  • Track and report media coverage
  • Create MALT videos as needed, for use online and at events.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Vendors and consultants, as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years of professional communications experience
  • Demonstrated writing and project management skills are required
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, iMovie or similar programs, graphic designers, and print houses
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-directed with the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Knowledge and experience working with fundraising teams a plus
  • Advertising experience a plus
  • Spanish fluency a plus

This is a full-time, exempt position at MALT’s office in Point Reyes Station. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Please submit your resume and cover letter in PDF format
No phone calls, no walk-ins, no recruiters. 
MALT is an equal-opportunity employer.