Job ID: 209281513
Seattle, Washington, USA
Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
The Conservation Associate provides project management, research, and other general assistance to program staff working toward the achievement of conservation, transaction, partnership and stewardship goals.
The Conservation Associate will provide a variety of support services for land conservation and transaction programs in Washington (specifically forests, stewardship and conservation transactions), including project management, team coordination, information management, and other support as needed. Essential functions include:
Program Support (70%)
Perform multiple supporting functions related to closing transactions, property ownership and stewardship including the following:
Program Coordination (30%)
Level of Position: This is a junior position and duties are performed under general supervision and established guidelines.
Within the scope of the position, the Conservation Associate will:
Work Environment and Schedule
Estimated starting salary: $53,000 - $57,000/annually, dependent on qualifications and experience.
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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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