Recruiter (Location Flexible in USA)

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The Nature Conservancy

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Arlington, VA, United States

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18 days ago


Arlington, Virginia, USA

Location is flexible within the United States


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 Talent Acquisition Specialist, Northeast Division provides full-service recruitment processes for the Northeast Division (NED), which consists of 11 Business Units (State Chapters), including developing a pipeline of potential talent, networking and building partnerships. This person will provide guidance and support to hiring managers and manage the recruitment database. They will supervisor the recruiting coordinator and work together to recruit and hire all mid-level positions in the Northeast Division, as well as coordinate with the Executive Recruiters on senior level positions. The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be a member of the Talent Acquisition team, and an integral part of the Northeast Division working to create a positive experience for all candidates and fulfil the recruiting needs across the division.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and support our mission by finding the next great talent to help us save our planet.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is a partner and subject matter expert for hiring managers and is responsible for supporting and managing all aspects of the recruitment process for the NE Division including the smooth transition of the on-boarding process. They will bring innovative ideas to build and implement effective, proactive, and efficient recruitment strategies and processes to address the talent for all non-term-limited mid-level positions. This includes activities such as reviewing job postings and creating candidate profiles, using the HR Recruitment process and system to post jobs, update applicant status, communication with applicants, conducting pre-screening and phone interviews, networking with associations, and providing guidance and information to hiring managers. They will support the field hiring managers with implementing diversity sourcing initiatives in partnership with the Conservancy’s global diversity, equity, and Inclusion vision, leveraging organizational and social networking sites, and using other recruitment tools and techniques. They will build and maintain a pipeline of qualified, diverse candidates for future opportunities and ensure a positive experience for candidates and hiring managers. They will work to ensure that the NE Division talent goals and strategies are achieved, and best practices are followed.


  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 5 years HR recruiting work experience or equivalent combination (including HR concepts, processes, and services).
  • Experience in sourcing, including candidate identification, research, outreach, or candidate development.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: database management and spreadsheet software; constructing and producing reports; data input, manipulation and analysis.
  • Experience managing confidential documents and retention processes.
  • Experience communicating and developing relationships with a broad range of audiences.
  • Experience with prioritizing and organizing work while attending to details.
  • Experience working with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Experience working with applicant tracking systems.
  • Experience in supervising entry level staff


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 a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on

We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of 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.

Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!

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.

Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.