Corporate Engagement and Human Rights Analyst (location flexible)

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The Nature Conservancy

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Arlington, VA, United States

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25 days ago


Arlington, Virginia, USA

This position may be based in any country TNC has an established office location- Arlington, VA, USA is preferred.



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 a commitment to diversity and 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 our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.

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 Nature Conservancy supports Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) to manage lands and waters in ways that align with cultural values, improve people’s livelihoods and wellbeing and promote environmental outcomes. We work in partnership with IPLCs across more than 20 countries on shared environmental, economic, and human wellbeing outcomes.

The Nature Conservancy also understands the critical role of investments, corporate practices, and markets in enabling economic development and solving the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. TNC has established the Impact Finance & Markets division, bringing together talent from across the organization to shape direction on those areas around the world. The Corporate Engagement and Human Rights Analyst is part of the Corporate Engagement team within the Impact Finance & Markets Division; reports to the Senior Advisor, Corporate Engagement; and provides research, analysis and coordination in partnership with Corporate Engagement team members.

The Corporate Engagement and Human Rights Analyst provides research and analysis in support of The Nature Conservancy’s corporate engagement priorities and conservation goals, remaining up to date on industry trends, emerging risks, and new opportunities. They provide services, risk analysis, best practices, and expertise regarding corporate engagement with Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) to assist in designing and assessing private sector collaborations that advance the organization’s conservation agenda and promote human rights and equity. They build and facilitate internal networks, coordinating meetings, agendas, and presentations.


  • Ensures program compliance with internal policies and external requirements.
  • Works within scope of program’s strategic goals.
  • Provides research and analysis on corporate sustainability trends and best practices that promote human rights and equity to support our private sector engagement priorities.
  • Provides expertise, research and analysis on corporate engagements with Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities to inform risk assessments and management strategies, and the design of private sector collaborations that support human rights and equity at the international, country, sub-national, and local levels.
  • May assist with preparation of program materials including presentations, memos, and other communications.
  • Works independently and in collaboration with supervisor on complex matters as needed.


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 so that people and nature can thrive together. We’re looking for someone who is a passionate, motivated problem-solver to help us achieve our conservation goals in collaboration with the private sector, while promoting human rights and equity and improving Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities’ livelihoods and wellbeing. Come join TNC and apply today!


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with corporate initiatives and engagement with Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs).
  • Experience with analytic research capabilities with experience researching information from divergent sources and compiling it into a cohesive reporting structure.
  • Experience communicating and presenting research and technical information.
  • Fluency in English.


Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world!

TNC offers competitive and comprehensive benefits packages tailored to the individual countries where we work. These may include health care benefits, retirement benefits, parental leave, paid time off, life insurance, and disability coverage as well as an employee assistance program and other life and well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on

We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports the health and well-being of the people we employ.


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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 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.

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.