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Director of External Affairs & Government Relations

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The Nature Conservancy
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Charleston, WV
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Published 26 days ago

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

Although you’ll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply.


Position Summary

The Director of External Affairs and Government Relations supports The Nature Conservancy’s conservation goals by leading the West Virginia Business Unit and works closely with the Central Appalachians Program, and various Appalachian and North America Government relations project teams by designing and delivering external affairs, government and corporate relations strategies and goals, as well as, TNC’s Nature and Economy strategies, and project objectives within West Virginia and the Central Appalachian Program. This position will serve as liaison and informational contact between The Nature Conservancy and local, state, and federal government agencies and elected officials, multilateral institutions/ agencies, business, community organizations, NGOs and/or private groups.


Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years related experience or equivalent combination.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Experience presenting to and/or communicating with business, government or legislative staff and/or program leadership.
  • Experience in designing, implementing and directing multiple complex projects and ensuring program accountability.
  • Communications experience including preparing and presenting project proposals, and developing written communications.
  • Experience working with corporate or NGO partners, and government agencies.

 

Apply Now

To apply for job ID 50599, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

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.

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Charleston, WV
Associated Location
723 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301, USA

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