The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit www.nature.org/about-us to learn more.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
Climate change is one of the world’s most urgent challenges and an immediate risk to our communities, economies, and to our conservation mission. The Nature Conservancy’s climate work is a global effort to promote practical, innovative solutions that protect against climate impacts, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and secure a prosperous, clean energy future for everyone. The Nature Conservancy seeks a Climate Research Associate to support its climate and energy policy agenda. The Climate Research Associate will be part of the U.S. Government Relations department and will report to the Director of a U.S. Climate and Energy Policy. This is a term limited position that will end on June 30, 2017. Extension of this position will be contingent upon additional funding received.
The Climate Research Associate will assist in the management of policy research aimed towards the advancement of the Conservancy’s climate and clean energy policy goals. S/he has a demonstrated ability to work in teams and manage multiple projects within tight deadlines. S/he will work with the climate policy team to initiate research projects as requested and defined by the Director of U.S. Climate and Energy Policy. This process will include, but not be limited to, identifying information sources, draft request for proposals, develop timelines and ensure internal and external analysists meet deadlines. S/he also builds and facilitates internal networks, coordinates meetings, agendas, and conducts other activities in support of a program. Additionally, this position will coordinate with and provide support to other External Affairs departments as assigned by supervisor.
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HOW TO APPLY
To apply to position number 44553, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on August 28, 2016.
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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 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.