· BA/BS degree and 10 years’ experience in conservation practice or equivalent combination of education and experience.
· Fundraising experience, including identifying donor prospects and donor cultivation.
· Experience directing a major program or project of strategic importance, including management/supervision of multi-disciplinary teams and meeting deadlines.
·E xperience working with current trends and practices in relevant discipline(s) and geographic regions.
· Experience managing teams with a commitment to respecting team dynamics, and a strong ability to understand and credit diverse perspectives, and synthesize multiple perspectives to achieve the best outcome
· Experience developing partnerships (NGOs, communities, businesses, governments).
· Negotiation skills.
· Experience influencing, developing, and implementing conservation policy and plans.
· Experience with financial oversight and management of project and program budgets.
· Multi-cultural; cross-cultural experience and background an asset
Since our founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. With the support of more than one million members, the Conservancy addresses the most pressing threats to our natural world. Through strategic partnerships, we are expanding the impact of our work, finding creative ways to fund that bigger vision, and building long-term relationships with communities, government agencies, and businesses in order to conserve natural resources at a new scale.
If you have a personal passion for conserving and protecting the natural world with a belief in the mission, principles, and values of The Nature Conservancy’s approach to conservation, please visit http://www.nature.org/careers to learn more. Submit your cover letter and resume for position number 45357 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, May 15th, 2017. Please note that the position’s preferred location is Harrisburg, PA (but we will consider other locations in Pennsylvania).
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 all genders, 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.