Job Type: Permanent
Salary Details: Competitive

See full job details at https://www.conservationjobboard.com/job-listing-conservation-coordinator-northampton-massachusetts/291011323

Location

Northampton, Massachusetts, USA. This position will ideally be based in Northampton, MA though Boston may be considered.

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

Position Summary

The Conservation Coordinator provides administrative, project management, communications, and other general assistance to conservation and science program staff working toward the achievement of program goals. This role gathers and manages conservation information, participates in conservation team planning, administers grants and contracts, maintains project records, and provides administrative support. This may include collecting, assembling, and analyzing data, communicating with project managers and conservation partners, and managing annual tax exemptions payments for our land holdings around the state. The Conservation Coordinator also responds to landowner inquiries, produces maps using GIS software, and assists in the production of reports. This role will initially support the land conservation team but may assist other teams as needs change and the position evolves.

This is a part-time position (21 hours/week) which could potentially be expanded to full-time (35 hours/week) if future  funding allows. This position will ideally be based in Northampton, MA though Boston may be considered.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience coordinating multiple projects.
  • Experience with ArcGIS software.
  • Experience with communication via written, spoken and graphical means. Ability to write and speak clearly and persuasively.
  • Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.

HOW TO APPLY

To view the full position description and apply, please visit https://careers.nature.org and include a cover letter and resume. Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received and the position will remain open until filled. If you experience technical issues, please contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally – new positions are posted often!