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Program Analyst, New York State Cities Program

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The Nature Conservancy
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New York, NY
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Published 21 days ago

Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I help?” or “How can I make a difference?”, but you don’t know where to go or have the time to do it? Welcome to The Nature Conservancy. You have found the solution and now you can pointedly make a difference every day!

By joining our New York team, you will become part of a group that is a force to be reckoned with; a force for nature, a force for people, and a force for our planet. We are making a difference every day through our boots on the ground conservation work, voices in public policy advocacy, and teaching minds in local cities and communities. Our science community consists of a group of a experts who are leading the industry on multiple fronts to bring science, strategy and action together.

The Cities Program in New York State builds strategies and initiatives to create a healthy, resilient and sustainable urban environment in NYS cities, with a significant focus on New York City. We work with government and non-government partners on key programmatic areas: tackle climate change, improve water quality in and around cities, promote nature and environmental solutions to enhance the quality of life, and reduce urban heat island and air pollution.

The Program Analyst plays a key role on the New York State Cities Program team to further The Nature Conservancy’s mission through analysis, strategy/project development and implementation, research, and writing. Some examples of near-term initiatives that the Analyst may work on include: efforts to protect, maintain, and grow NYC’s urban forest; green roof analysis and legislation; and climate adaptation. The Analyst primarily works on the ongoing projects in New York City, while also providing support to projects upstate.

The preferred candidate will be a generalist who is familiar with best practices of project management and has strong writing and analysis skills. They should be comfortable with both independent and team-based work, as well as duties that span from day to day coordination to long term project implementation. We are looking for smart, entrepreneurial, and emotionally-intelligent go-getters who can manage and foster solid relationships externally and internally for lasting success. We appreciate collaborative approaches and encourage innovative ideas and recommendations.  

The ideal candidate will have a background and track record that includes: 

  •  Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject and 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination. 
  • Experience supporting complex projects and strategic initiatives in an unstructured environment.                      
  • Analytical and project management experience.
  • Experience researching relevant issues in New York City and/or other cities.
  • Experience writing and editing communications materials for different audiences (e.g., memoranda, technical reports, etc.).
  • Experience advancing collaborative projects, with both internal staff and external stakeholders.

If you are interested in doing work you can believe in, want to work in a collaborative environment, and like a great benefits package, please visit http://www.careers.nature.org and search for job ID #50005 in the keyword search. Applications must be made online. Submit your application by 11:59 PM EST on August 8, 2021, to be considered.  The work location for this position is New York City, NY.

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 diverse people of all genders, 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 orientations, gender identities, military or veteran status or other status protected by law.

Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I help?” or “How can I make a difference?”, but you don’t know where to go or have the time to do it? Welcome to The Nature Conservancy. You have found the solution and now you can pointedly make a difference every day!

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Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    August 8, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
322 8th Ave, New York, NY 10001, USA
14th floor

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