Overview

A LITTLE ABOUT US

Evolving since 1951, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. Working in over 80 countries and territories, and across all 50 states, we are tackling climate change, conserving lands, and protecting waters and oceans at an unprecedented scale. Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people are moved to care for nature--both for its own sake and for the ways it enriches our everyday lives.

While our vision is global, our commitment is local; we build solutions together with communities, governments and businesses on the issues unfolding right in their backyards. At the heart of this work are relationships, and they are guided by respect for all people, honor for communities and culture, and an unwavering commitment to diversity.   

TNC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, a 401 (k) retirement plan with employer matching contribution for eligible employees, and a collaborative work environment. We prioritize professional development, and also know how to have fun, with planned and impromptu social time with colleagues. You will find a culture here at TNC that both inspires conservation achievement and supports personal growth, in the workplace and beyond. 

Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there are lots of reasons to love life at TNC.

To learn more, visit http://www.nature.org

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Nature Conservancy is looking for a tech-savvy marketer, writer, and project manager with a passion for our environment. The Marketing and Communications Manager will help implement a strategic communications plan, assist in writing and/or editing a variety of communications materials, develop and execute content for digital channels, liaise with local and global internal stakeholders and external vendors, and help meet the Connecticut Chapter’s marketing needs.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for helping meet the Connecticut Chapter’s marketing and communications needs, with a portfolio that includes materials development, media relations, digital content development, vendor and project management, events management and more. Working closely with the Marketing and Communications Director, they help research, write and distribute a wide variety of communication materials including but not limited to: op-eds, news releases, web articles, fact sheets and FAQs, scripts. webinars and social media posts as directed in program marketing plans. They will work on events and executive visibility for the state chapter as needed. They will develop relationships with global TNC teams as well as internal and external partners, manage projects for the Communications team, and conduct research. The Marketing and Communications Manager will have the opportunity to learn on the job, developing new skills and competencies in a variety of areas.


RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE
  • Serves as the team lead on assigned initiatives, which may include responding to inquiries, project management, vendor relationships, materials development, and more.
  • Collaborates closely with marketing team members to ensure our projects are aligned with our internal editorial content strategy as well as conservation goals and objectives
  • Manages and implements communications projects , while authentically incorporating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEI&J), to raise our visibility in key markets as appropriate: Producing webinars or managing outside events as is appropriate and/ or safe; overseeing content for and production of our monthly e-newsletter; contributing social media content
  • Collaborates with the chapter’s staff and marketing team to manage reputational risk issues—including drafting talking points, holding statements and other communications materials as necessary
  • Responsibility and accountability for meeting assigned project goals and objectives.
  • May work directly with reporters to pitch chapter’s stories and respond to inbound media requests
  • Resolves issues independently within a program area
  • Opportunity to act independently within program goals

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum 5 years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience cultivating and managing client relationships.
  • Experience organizing and coordinating multiple projects.
  • Experience writing, editing and proofreading

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Multi-lingual skills appreciated
  • Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience preferred
  • Experience authentically incorporating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEI&J) into marketing and communications.
  • Experience implementing and measuring communication and engagement plans/strategies
  • Experience developing media relations networks
  • Experience building press lists
  • Familiarity with communication technologies—including social media platforms and tools—and best practices
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and communication skills
  • Knowledge and application of current and evolving trends in relevant discipline

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for job ID 50531, 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.

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