The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 79 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications, a key member of both the California Leadership and the North America Marketing Leadership Teams and one of the most critical and influential marketing professionals at The Nature Conservancy and in the environmental field. Their ultimate objective will be to inspire Californians to engage with us to solve today’s critical environmental crisis in the way that only TNC does: delivering solutions that hook natural forces to market forces to make things change for the better and fast. The Director will be tasked to develop and execute an integrated go-to-market campaign across touchpoints that reaches and inspires existing and new donors and influencers to advance an agenda that will help save the planet using nature based solutions. We need someone effective with senior leaders and high-level volunteers, well versed in current content and media strategies for driving results, who will excel in a dynamic space. This position is to be placed in either San Francisco or Los Angeles.
Desired Skills & Experience
Deep experience in strategic communications and advocacy-based marketing and communications, ideally in an acquisition marketing and/or fast-moving donor-driven environment. Experience working within cultures of philanthropy would be a real plus.
Knowledge of conservation and environmental issues and policies is helpful, though not required.
Well versed in utilization of new tools and technologies to drive communications and marketing results, including but not limited to strategic communications, blogging, social media (paid and non-paid), e-newsletter development, video development, event management, public relations and media strategies.
Experience developing marketing, communications and engagement strategies and evaluating effectiveness of communications.
Senior level experience in marketing and/or communications fields.
Excellent writing, presentation, communication, mediation and negotiation skills.
Familiarity with communication technologies and best practices.
Experience developing, implementing, measuring and evaluating multifaceted strategic marketing initiatives, plans and programs.
Experience and/or understanding of communication best practices at a decentralized organization.
Extensive management experience including ability to motivate, lead, set objectives, manage performance and help with conflict resolution on a large, multi-disciplinary team.
Proven success in building and maintaining long-term relationships with partners, vendors, board members and senior leaders both internal and external.
Proven ability in managing the fiduciary aspects of planning and delivery of annual budgets.
Multi-lingual skills appreciated.
Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience preferred.
How to Apply
For more information and to apply (resume and cover letter required), please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 48478 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST February 24, 2020.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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Internal Number: 48478
About The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.To learn more about career opportunities at The Nature Conservancy, visit www.nature.org/careers.The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity EmployerOur commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women 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.