at The Nature Conservancy in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
The location for this position is remote and flexible within the United States. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment. This position is not eligible for relocation or immigration assistance. The role may include limited domestic travel
WHO WE ARE
The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world's toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.
One of TNC's primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we'll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply - we'd love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, "you'll join for the mission, and you'll stay for the people."
WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER
The Community and Equitable Conservation team works within the North America Region Business Unit to achieve the Conservancy's 2030 goals by advancing the global human rights policy and equity in conservation through strategy, facilitation and support. As a science-grounded organization, we grow and evolve in response to the evidence in front of us. The evidence demonstrates that conservation is more creative, innovative and durable when local communities and those most directly impacted are leading and co-leading identification of the challenges and design of solutions. The CEC PM role will identify improvements focused on applying inclusive and equitable practices within our Conservancy's conservation initiatives and in the CEC program.
The CEC Project Manager works closely with the Director of Community and Equitable Conservation to develop and collaborate with a network of TNC field colleagues to support the adoption of key actions and initiatives. They may advise TNC communications, marketing and philanthropy staff on issues related to equity in conservation.
WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU
The Community & Equitable Conservation Project Manager (CEC PM) facilitates the implementation of equity in conservation within the North America region. In this role they'll support conservation practitioners' adoption and integration of actions that center equity in strategies, programs and projects. The CEC PM works internally to manage priority projects and serves as a technical resource. They may take the lead on development and implementation of strategies, projects and partnerships.
The CEC Project Manager is joining an emerging program, and as such will be leading and supporting a range of program development projects, with the opportunity to influence and shape program establishment. The Project Manager will support communications, presentations, various research projects, and coordinate meetings. They may represent the CEC in meetings or forums. The Project Manager works flexibility and adapts to changing circumstances that will be expected with a developing program. They are grounded in TNC values and approach work with a collaborative mindset.
The CEC PM role will chart the course in new and unknown spaces and in applying principles of equity into practice. This role includes diversified work and this may not always fall under established projects, processes, or streams. They use project management tools and strategies to develop detail-oriented work plans, facilitate meetings and ensure clear roles and action items. The CEC PM role works in ambiguity and will need to think holistically about a full range of ideas and perspectives. This role works at a regional level on large and complicated initiatives, processes, and projects within a matrixed organization.
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's degree in business, communications, finance, political science, public policy, or related field and 4 years related experience, or equivalent combination.
Experience leading complex projects or strategic initiatives in an unstructured environment.
Experience researching, critically analyzing, and evaluating information from divergent sources and compiling it into cohesive reports and recommendations for strategy and action.
Experience writing and editing promotional and informational material.
WHAT WE BRING
Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world!
TNC offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.
We're proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ.
The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $59,000 - $94,000 for annual base salary. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. Where a successful candidate's actual pay will fall within this range will be based on a variety of factors, including, for example, the candidate's location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. Please note countries outside the USA would have a different pay range in the local currency based on the local labor market, and not tied to USA pay or ranges. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment.
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
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An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC's value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.
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