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The Nature Conservancy Partnership Manager - Global Environment Facility (GEF) - 54772 in Montpelier, Vermont

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Arlington, Virginia, USA

This position is negotiable anywhere The Nature Conservancy is authorized to conduct business. Arlington, VA is TNC\'s headquarters.




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 acommitment to diversityand 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 ourTNC Talent playlist on YouTubeto hear stories from staff or visitGlassdoor.

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.\"

We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. To implement these priorities, we collaborate actively in a non-confrontational manner with public sector agencies, NGOs, academia, business and the finance sector.


The Partnership Manager leads the internal planning and external strategic engagement of The Nature Conservancy with targeted multi- and bi-lateral organizations, including and especially GEF, and is responsible for the identification, cultivation, and alignment of public funding opportunities through internal TNC engagement, meetings, trips, and other activities. They are responsible for managing outreach to and engagement with the funding agency through collaboration with conservation, government relations, and other internal staff, including operations support team members. They will work on a variety of activities including providing complex conservation and financial program information to inform TNC\'s public funding pipeline and financial planning. They use the Conservancy\'s donor database to update, on a regular basis, partner and donor information, produce reports, perform analysis, and track and cultivate public partners. The Manager understands the influencing factors on public partners and the complex types of assets that may be used for funding; applies knowledge to interactions with partners and funding opportunities. They will capitalize on matching gift opportunities and help to develop materials for private donors to leverage the impact of public investment.

This position is negotiable anywhere The Nature Conservancy is authorized to conduct business.


The challenges facing our planet today require comprehensive solutions that address the well-being of people and nature and lay the foundation for future conservation efforts. Promoting policies that provid benefits to both people and nature is critical to securing lasting conservation outcomes. The work and expertise of The Nature Conservancy\'s Policy and Public Funding programs are integral to this effort. The Policy and Public Funding business unit is helping to shape the government policies that help make possible achievement of transformative conservation outcomes to address climate change, enhance protection of lands, waters, and the ocean, and provide food and water sustainably. We have an awesome task at hand, and the work that you do here will have a direct impact on our success.


  • Bachelor\'s degree and 6 years related experience or an equivalent combination.
  • Experience building relationships with donors, volunteers, and senior staff.
  • Experience managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Experience working with teams across the organization.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in fundraising principles and practices.
  • Government agency or public fundraising experience.
  • Supervisory experience including setting objectives and managing performance, including conflict resolution.


* Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.\ * Experience wor