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The Nature Conservancy Director of Engagement Programs - 55157 in Center, North Dakota

"OFFICE LOCATION St.Louis, Missouri, United StatesSpringfield, Missouri, United StatesColumbia, Missouri, United StatesKansas City, Missouri, United StateFlexible to any location in thse state of Missouri.#PDN WHO WE ARE The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world's toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.One of TNC's primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we'll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply - we'd love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, "you'll join for the mission, and you'll stay for the people." WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER The Director of Engagement Programs oversees all aspects of Missouri's strategic programs, events, and tailored communication channels designed to deepen and expand engagement with key conservation audiences and those who financially support conservation efforts. The Director collaborates across functional areas to provide engagement support for conservation, philanthropy, and government relations needs. They may serve as a principle contact to government agencies, conservation organizations, foundations, corporations, academia, volunteers, and supporters. They establish the Conservancy as a major conservation leader in the field, manage and improve conservation partnerships, and build strategic capacity in the field. The Director develops key partnerships with public and private organizations to strengthen relationships that engage community support for local conservation efforts. They are responsible for widely communicating solutions and best practices, e.g., sharing knowledge of innovative scientific methods, analyses, tools, and frameworks to address natural system needs. The Director works to connect staff and the board of trustees to networks and opportunities that will further our conservation goals. Frequent travel domestically and/or internationally, evening and weekend hours. May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances. WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU 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. This position helps us do that in collaboration with others inside and outside our organization. We envision one future where people and nature both thrive. Together, we find a way. We're looking for someone who is passionate, motivated problem-solver. Our team in Missouri is dedicated to thinking big, getting critical work done, and having fun. Join us! WHAT YOU'LL BRING BA/BS degree and 7 years' experience in conservation practice or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience managing complex or multiple projects, including fundraising (donor prospects and donor cultivation), managing finances and coordinating the work of other professionals and partners. Experience in partnership development with non-profit partners, community gro ps and/or government agencies. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance Experience negotiating. Multi-lingual and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated. Demonstrated experience influencing, developing and implementing communication plans, partnership agreements, and engagement program design/implementation. Knowledge of current trends and practices in conservation, community partnerships, and a variety of communication channels. Ability to convey practical applications of scientific concepts and technical innovations for conservation purposes. Communicating clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages. Politically savvy. WHAT WE BRING Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world! TNC offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% 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 on our Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.We're proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ. AUTO SAFETY POLICY This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with TNC's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." To learn more about the Auto Safety Program, visit https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/careers/recruitment/ under the FAQ section.Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record. SALARY INFORMATION The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $85,000 - $95,000 for annual base salary. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. Where a successful candidate's actual pay will fall within this range will be based on a variety of factors, including, for example, the candidate's location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. Please note countries outside the USA would have a different pay range in the local currency based on the local labor market, and not tied to USA pay or ranges. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment. APPLY NOW To apply for job ID 55157, 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.The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.Do you have military experience? 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