Chattahoochee Fall Line Program Director

The Nature Conservancy

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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 or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

Position Summary

We are looking for a visionary leader of both program and staff to continue our landscape-scale success in the conservation of the longleaf pine ecosystem. The ideal candidate will have experience convening partners—including private landowners, government agencies, local communities, non-profit organizations, and academics- to achieve desired landscape conditions. They will be skilled in managing complex budgets, fundraising around conservation priorities, and communicating effectively both internally within the organization and externally.

Desired Skills & Experience

• 5-7 years’ experience in conservation practice or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Knowledge and experience in the conservation and restoration of ecosystems at a landscape scale, preferably within the longleaf pine ecosystem.
• Knowledge and experience in ecological forestry and monitoring of restoration efforts.
• Demonstrated experience in developing and managing complex budgets.
• Demonstrated experience influencing, developing and implementing conservation policy and plans.
• Demonstrated experience in building and sustaining successful partnerships.
• Demonstrated experience in fundraising.
• Politically savvy.
• Knowledge of current trends and practices in relevant discipline(s) and regions.
• Communicating clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for job ID# 47808 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST July 29. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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  • Environment