Are you ready to lead with your heart and create a lasting impact on generations to come? Knollwood Cemetery is a 75+ year old, 350+ acre memorial park located in the southern suburbs of Boston, MA. We are seeking a visionary President/CEO to guide our nationally recognized cemetery into the future with empathy, innovation, and reverence. As the caretaker of cherished memories and final resting places, you will play an integral role in the lives of families during their most sensitive times.

The Role

As President/CEO, you will be the guiding light that inspires our dedicated team to carry out our mission with purpose and excellence. Your strategic vision and leadership skills will drive our cemetery to new heights, upholding its legacy while embracing modern practices. Responsibilities include:

  • Visionary Leadership: Infuse cemetery with forward-thinking strategies that embrace innovation, while preserving the timeless values of compassion and dignity.
  • Community Engagement: Foster meaningful relationships with local communities, religious groups, and funeral service professionals, understanding their unique needs and tailoring our service accordingly.
  • Operational Excellence: Oversee the efficient management of cemetery grounds, maintenance, and administrative functions, ensuring a seamless experience for grieving families.
  • Financial Stewardship: Develop sustainable financial strategies that ensure the long-term stability and growth of the cemetery.


The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Proven Leadership: Demonstrated success in executive leadership, with experience in cemetery management, funeral services, or related fields.
  • Empathy and Sensitivity: A deep understanding of the emotional challenges faced by grieving families and the ability to provide unwavering support.
  • Strategic Vision: The capacity to envision a future where tradition and innovation harmonize to create a timeless and meaningful experience.
  • Financial Acumen: Proficiency in financial management, budgeting, and strategic planning to ensure sustainable growth.
  • Community Orientation: A talent for building strong relationships with diverse communities and stakeholders, fostering a sense of belonging.

Knollwood Cemetery is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Join Our Enduring Legacy

Please send your resume to:

Knollwood Cemetery
P.O. Box 92
Canton, MA 02021

Attention: Louis J. Grossman, Board Chair