Director of Conservation

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The Nature Conservancy

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Concord, NH, United States

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20 days ago


Concord, New Hampshire, USA



The Director of Conservation in NH is an accomplished conservation leader and proven manager who is responsible for directing, coordinating and overseeing TNC’s conservation strategy and initiatives with a diverse communities and organizations.

The Director of Conservation a systems-thinker and leads a team of highly skilled professionals to develop, deliver, and scale durable conservation initiatives that advance our vision of creating a resilient and sustainable future for people and nature, with a focus on conserving priority landscapes and watersheds, within the context of TNC’s New Hampshire Chapter, Northeast Division, and Global priorities. They provide conservation and partnership leadership; facilitate development of high-level strategy focusing on systems and scale; foster diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in conservation practice; evaluate program effectiveness; resource and empower staff; and communicate and coordinate to ensure results. The Director serves as a key liaison with state, federal, NGO and science partners, and works collaboratively with colleagues across many of TNC’s programs.

The Director of Conservation (DoC) is a member of the chapter’s leadership team and is supervised by the New Hampshire Chapter State Director.


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.

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  • BA/BS degree and 7 years’ experience in conservation practice or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fundraising experience, including identifying donor prospects and donor cultivation.
  • Experience managing complex or multiple projects, including managing finances and coordinating the work of other professionals and partners. .
  • Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance..
  • Experience in partnership development with non-profit partners, community groups and/or government agencies. .
  • Experience negotiating.
  • Ability to travel frequently (primarily within New Hampshire) and a valid driver’s license.


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.


The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including; health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, accrued paid time off (including annual, personal, and sick leave), life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellness benefits. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions. Learn more about our benefits at We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellness, and flexibility needs of the people we employ.


This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with TNC’s Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." To learn more about the Auto Safety Program, visit under the FAQ section.

Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.


To apply for job ID 52457, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at Applications must be received by November 30, 2022. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact

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.

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