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Sustainable Agriculture Specialist

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The Nature Conservancy
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Arlington, VA
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Publicado hace 22 días

Are you looking for a career to help people and nature? Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. 

We are a high functioning team who values collaboration, mutual respect, and curiosity. We're looking for a developing scientist to help us ensure our corporate partnerships are built on a foundation of robust science and accountability. If you are a scientist interested in creating impactful partnerships with corporations to deliver conservation benefits in agriculture, this job is for you! 

The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. 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. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube  or on Glassdoor.  

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”


What We Can Achieve Together:

The Corporate Engagement team at TNC provides technical leadership to translate the value of nature and conservation into actionable, science-based strategies for businesses that can help solve environmental challenges. The Corporate Engagement team works hand-in-hand with private sector decision-makers to co-create solutions, drawing on TNC’s practical experience and expertise and the global scale of our network.

The Sustainable Agriculture Specialist (SAS) will provide scientific input for The Nature Conservancy’s collaborations with the private sector in agriculture. This person will contribute to ensuring that these collaborations are built and implemented on a foundation of robust science, clear and achievable goals, concrete assumptions, and accountability. The SAS will work closely with other scientists, corporate engagement specialists, and conservation teams throughout the Conservancy to align internal and external priorities, strategies, project design, action plans, and messaging with the best available science. The ideal candidate will bring knowledge of sustainable or regenerative agricultural systems and supply chains. The SAS will report to the Senior Scientist, Agriculture within the global Corporate Engagement team.


What You’ll Bring:

  • Master's Degree in an agricultural and/or environmental science related field (e.g., agronomy, agroecology, agricultural and biological engineering, agricultural economics, natural resources, ecology, soil science, sustainability science/management, geography) and 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience manipulating, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating scientific data/information.
  • Experience preparing reports of findings.


Apply Now

To read more and apply for job ID 51920, 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.

Are you looking for a career to help people and nature? Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. 

We are a high functioning team who…

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    19 de agosto de 2022
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Our pay ranges depend on factors such as your professional experience, education and geographical location. The estimated salary range is $72,000-$75,000 USD.

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4245 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203, USA

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