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The Nature Conservancy Director of Engagement Programs 55157 in Topeka, Kansas

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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.\"


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 & 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.


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!


To apply for job ID 55157, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button athttps://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit ourrecruitmentpage 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.

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