eLearning Designer/Developer

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The Nature Conservancy

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19 days ago


Flexible within the USA



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 eLearning Designer/Developer is responsible for designing, developing, and delivering materials and learning tools (e.g. traditional courses, online courseware, performance support, and documentation). Provide administrative support for the learning management systems and users, including ability to create and maintain content. Apply sound Instructional Design Principles and deliver quality products based on internal processes and tools. Work with synchronous and asynchronous learning programs that may be delivered through various methods (e.g. in-person, distance, multi-media, and online). Create infographics, videos, and custom graphics to be used in marketing, eLearning or other course related items. Eager to learn technologies quickly, along with recommending new technologies and software to the team. Create sound graphic design layouts and animations. Collaborate and work effectively with various user communities across TNC and with partners. Have the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts and terminology to a non-technical audience. Conduct learning needs analysis, provide technical writing and develop online training using development tools and technologies. Collaborate daily with information technology and desktop automation tools, including Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and Teams. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail to work in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment, with need to manage against multiple deadlines.

This position may be required to travel 15% or more to US and non-US locations and work long hours during peak workload periods.


We are looking for an eLearning Designer/Developer to join our global IT team. This position is focused on the design, development, and delivery of technology-based learning programs in support of the global community of TNC staff, constituents, and partners.

This position will participate as a member of Information Technology (IT) and Conservation project teams serving as a consultant, collaborator, hands-on learning tool developer and trainer. We are looking for someone who can collaborate with TNC staff at all levels, other TNC training functions and business units, and conservation partner organizations to design, develop, deliver, and integrate training into day-to-day business practices.

This position is managed by the Associate Director, Technology Learning Center and has no direct reports. S/he may coordinate the activities of volunteers and staff in cross-organizational and cross-functional teams.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 2 years progressive experience in developing online and classroom learning plans, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience using instructional design principals to develop instructional materials for both online and classroom.
  • Experience delivering in-person and/or live web training.
  • Proficiency in online training development tools and technologies such as: Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, Adobe Captivate, Learning Management Systems, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, etc.) and HTML/HTML5 a plus.
  • Understanding of learner and system support.
  • Experience working in an environment focused on project plans and deadlines


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.


To apply for job ID 52497, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.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.

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 applyhelp@tnc.org 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.

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 while committing to closing the gender pay gap 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.