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Program Associate, Global Policy, Institutions, and Conservation Finance

Posted by
The Nature Conservancy
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Arlington, VA
New
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Published 23 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 Program Associate, GPIF coordinates and implements internal initiatives such as organizational knowledge management, internal networks, project coordination, research, and general office support to the Global Policy, Institutions and Conservation Finance (GPIF) team within the External Affairs Division. 

Essential Functions

The Program Associate, GPIF builds and facilitates internal networks organization-wide, maintains and populates the team’s intranet website, manages the team’s internal communication products, organizes, maintains, and tracks files, and databases; coordinates meeting logistics, agendas, and presentations. The Program Associate, GPIF also conducts other activities in support of a team and/or GPIF managers. The Program Associate may also support the planning and logistics for large external meetings. The GPIF Program Associate reports to the Director, Global Institutions. 

RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE

 

·      Supervises no staff but may assist to oversee the work of volunteers, interns, or temporary staff.

·      Financial responsibility which may include developing and working within a budget and completing travel expense reports.

·      May provide assistance with preparation of program materials including presentations, memos, and other communications.

·      Performs duties under general supervision and established guidelines.

·      Prioritizes work independently, working with supervisor on complex matters as needed.

·      Makes day to day decisions within the scope of work assignments.

·      Consults with supervisor to address any issues that affect the work of others or the program as a whole.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

·      Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years related work experience or equivalent combination.

·      Fluency in English and (list language(s) of the countries of the relevant geography).

·      Experience researching information from divergent sources and compiling it into a cohesive reporting structure.

·      Experience writing and editing promotional and informational material.

·      Experience presenting to and communicating with internal and external audiences.

·      Experience working with partners/government agencies. 

·      Experience interacting with senior leadership in a professional manner.

 

Desired Qualifications

·      Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural experience appreciated.

·      Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

·      Experience coordinating complex projects in a decentralized organization, working across teams, operating units and functions to achieve optimal results. 

·      Experience building networks, increasing internal knowledge and capacity, and identifying key stakeholders. 

·      Experience with databases, website management, and records maintenance. 

·      Experience, coursework, or other training in public policy, government relations, business, or sustainability.

·      Self-starting, independent worker who can thrive in a decentralized organization with minimal oversight.

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
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Arlington, VA
Associated Location
4245 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203, USA

How to Apply

To apply for job ID 50266, 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.

To apply for job ID 50266, 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…

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