Job ID: 209502425
Seattle, WA, USAWA201
A LITTLE ABOUT US
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.
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Conservation Program Specialist provides coordination, project management, and administrative support to conservation teams. They will work to support the strategic priorities of the Washington Conservation Team and Emerald Edge Program - a whole system program supporting community-led conservation across coastal Washington, Canada, and Alaska. This role will involve a significant amount of scheduling and coordination for various meetings, and the ideal candidate will be comfortable with details and managing follow-up from meetings.
The Conservation Program Specialist works toward meeting the strategic priorities of the Washington Conservation and Emerald Edge programs by supporting senior staff, coordinating internal and external teams, and providing specific project management support. The Conservation Program Specialist will interface with staff in various programs across the Conservancy, as well as with donors, partners, volunteers, vendors, and business relations. The Specialist will be part of the Washington Conservation team and the Emerald Edge team, reporting to the Director of Conservation with a dotted line to the Emerald Edge Program Director, and work closely with conservation, philanthropy, finance, and operations staff.
Specific functions may include:
Project and Team Coordination (60%)
Executive Assistance (10%)
Project Management & Execution (30%)
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
Level of Position: This is a junior position with the opportunity to grow and develop project management and program management skills. Duties are performed under general supervision and established guidelines.
Within the scope of the position, the Conservation Program Specialist 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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