Executive Assistant, Impact Finance and Markets

Publicado por
The Nature Conservancy
Arlington, VA
Publicado há 18 dias

Who We Are

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world working in more than 75 countries and territories. 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 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’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.

Your Position with TNC

Impact Finance and Markets is the Nature Conservancy’s newly created division that will oversee and accelerate our work in impact investing, carbon markets and the growing work partnering with corporations to deliver on TNC’s 2030 goals. This division brings together pre-existing teams to form a globally dispersed staff of 60 to provide the organization with leadership, strategic guidance and partnership in conservation finance, commercial market development and corporate practices, and supply chains in key sectors.

The Impact Finance & Markets Executive Assistant will be responsible for providing a high standard of direct administrative support to the Leadership Team for the new Impact Finance & Markets Division (IFM). The Leadership Team is comprised of the Managing Director, NatureVest; Managing Director, Center for Sustainable Science; Deputy Director, Impact Finance & Markets; and the Carbon Market Strategy Lead, Carbon Markets. This team is results-oriented, collaborative, high energy, values-focused, and high impact. The Executive Assistant reports to the Deputy Director, Impact Finance & Markets. 

Location for the position is at TNC's Arlington, Virginia office. There is some flexibility to work from home.


The IFM Executive Assistant will be responsible for a variety of administrative support tasks including calendar management, drafting correspondence, processing expenses, travel arrangements, and coordinating meetings and special events logistics. They will gain broad knowledge of organizational policies and procedures and implement tools and practices to improve efficiency. They will, at times, communicate on behalf of the Impact Finance & Markets Leadership Team and will have contact with stakeholders, including Nature Conservancy Executive Leadership Team members and their administrative partners, donors, vendors, and corporate partners. 

The Executive Assistant works closely with the Impact Finance & Markets Executive Coordinator and other staff. The Executive Assistant must be proficient in Outlook and familiar with scheduling and running video conferences. Experience working with senior leadership and C-Suite level executives will be beneficial. We appreciate a collaborative, inclusive approach and encourage innovative ideas and actions. 


  • Strategic management of the Corporate Engagement (CE), Center for Sustainability Sciences (CSS), and Carbon Markets (CM) leads’ calendars to help manage their time effectively.
  • Scheduling, material development, and logistics support for internal team and external meetings.
  • Plan and execute detailed domestic and international travel itineraries. 
  • Provide specific project management support as needed. 
  • Implement processes and practices to improve effectiveness.
  • Work in close cooperation with other Impact Finance & Markets operations team members.
  • Act independently to prioritize tasks in the absence of specific instructions and exercise independent judgment to identify and solve problems. 
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Make purchases, process invoices, prepare and review expense reports, contract with vendors.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience or equivalent combination.
  • Experience coordinating administrative processes and meeting deadlines.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and virtual meeting software.
  • Experience working across teams and communicating with a wide range of people.


  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experiences are appreciated.
  • Strong team player who can build relationships and work collaboratively across the organization, including with senior management, and Conservancy partners.
  • Ability to analyze information for the purpose of coordinating and planning activities and solving problems.
  • Ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results.
  • Strong organization skills, accuracy, and attention to detail.

What We Bring

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan to include employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.

We’re proud to offer a work environment that is supportive of the health, well-being, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!


To apply for job ID 51457, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on May 23, 2022. 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.

Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!

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.

Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.

Who We Are

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching…

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