Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WHO WE ARE
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 .
WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER
Based in our Las Vegas office, the NV Community Outreach Specialist will develop/ and/or support volunteer programs and activities for TNC Nevada, especially with corporations and young professionals, and will staff TNC Nevada's social media channels. The NV Community Outreach Specialist will be responsible for maintaining existing and creating new volunteer initiatives that support key business unit functions and conservation priorities. They will help raise the organization's profile by working on events and partnerships, may serve as "brand ambassador" for the Conservancy's mission especially on TNC Nevada's social media channels, and will inspire people to want to learn more and engage with the organization in meaningful ways. They are responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of a strategic community engagement program aimed at increasing the Conservancy's visibility through social media, engaging a broader constituency in support of conservation, especially by working with corporate volunteer programs, engaging those who are interesting in conservation but not yet familiar with the Conservancy, and reaching the next generation of conservation leaders and supports. This position will require travel and work select evenings and/or weekends, as needed. The work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain.
WE'RE LOOKING FOR YOU
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. Come join TNC and apply today!
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
- Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, environmental education, business or related field and a minimum of 3 years related experience or equivalent combination.
- Must meet all TNC Youth Qualification requirements and background checks.
- Writing and editing experience.
- Experience in the marketing arena.
- Communication and public speaking experience.
- Project Management experience.
- Experience supervising and managing staff, volunteers and/or teams.
- Experienced in community relations or relationship building.
- Multi-cultural experience and/or multi-lingual skills appreciated.
- Experience serving as a "brand ambassador" or Community Engagement Specialist for a company or organization.
- Ability to promote events and communicate with individuals and communities through social media channels.
- Experienced in developing, implementing, and measuring strategic, outreach plans and programs.
- Knowledge of current and evolving trends in marketing, conservation and public relations.
- Proven organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Volunteer management and training experience a plus.
- Event management experience appreciated.
WHAT WE BRING
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 nature.org/careers.
We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ.
AUTO SAFETY POLICY
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 https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/careers/recruitment/ under the FAQ section.
Employment in this position is contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee´s motor vehicle record.
The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $54,000 - $57,500 for annual base salary. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. Where a successful candidate’s actual pay will fall within this range will be based on a variety of factors, including, for example, the candidate's location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. Please note countries outside the USA would have a different pay range in the local currency based on the local labor market, and not tied to USA pay or ranges. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment.
To apply for job ID 54275, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, December 3, 2023. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.
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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 email@example.com with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.
An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.
Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.