Conservation Coordinator

Job Information


The Conservation Coordinator will provide administrative support, manage conservation data and records, and support land stewardship. Work is typically in an office setting but may occasionally be done in the field.


Provides general support for Conservation Program staff
Supports management of Nature Conservancy preserves
Stewards TNC’s landholdings in the Piedmont region
Assists Chapter Board of Trustees by acting as Trustee Liaison for the NC Chapter
Provides occasional administrative support to the chapter’s State Director and Director of Government Relations
Shares responsibility for answering the office’s main phone line
Supervises no staff but may oversee and direct work of office volunteers or interns
Coordinates multiple tasks or projects in a timely manner and with attention to detail
The Conservation Coordinator may occasionally work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.


Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, natural resources management or related field and 2 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office suite, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
Experience coordinating multiple projects.
Experience handling standard business communications.

2-4 years related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of North Carolina preferred.
Multi-lingual and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
Demonstrated strong administrative skills including attention to detail, ability to plan and organize, and experience coordinating and communicating with others.
Experience utilizing and administering databases for data entry and report production.
Experience organizing or coordinating meetings or events.
Ability to complete tasks independently within assigned time frames.
Ability to manage multiple priorities, with assignments coming from a number of sources.
Ability to coordinate project information from a number of sources to populate databases, create reports and produce manual files.



Application Instructions

To apply to this position, submit a resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons through All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 16, 2020.
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 men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and cultures. 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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