Senior Paralegal

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



United States


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. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

The Senior Paralegal assists Conservancy attorneys in providing legal services to internal clients, by providing paralegal, database and administrative services. Responsibilities may include assisting attorneys with contracts, real estate transactions, litigation management and other projects. Duties may include managing files, drafting routine legal documents, correspondence, and forms, entering data into the Conservancy’s database and preparing financial information for posting to the Conservancy’s general ledger. Duties may also include management and maintenance of portions of the Conservancy’s database, including providing guidance to internal clients related to database standards. 

This position is a full-time, non-exempt position located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The salary range for this position is $47-49k. Applications should include a cover letter.

The position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in paralegal or legal assistant studies plus 4 years of combined legal and administrative experience OR equivalent qualifications acquired through coursework and/or relevant legal experience. Other requirements include experience with MS Office, Word, Excel, SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat and conducting research on the Internet. Experience writing, editing, proofreading and organizing is also required.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for job ID#46945 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST November 2, 2018. 

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.