The Healthy Cities Program Manager works directly with the business unit’s Healthy Cities Program Director to advance the Healthy Cities Program’s long-term vision and innovative, high impact strategies that equitably build cool, healthy, and climate-resilient cities in Arizona, with a focus across the Phoenix Metro Area. The Healthy Cities Program Manager will focus on advancing the Conservancy’s work to make a strong economic case for public and private investment nature-based solutions that mitigate heat to benefit people, nature and the economy. They will lead the implementation of key strategies and projects that will create the enabling conditions to mainstream the use of nature-based solutions that reduce heat such as urban tree canopy cover and green stormwater infrastructure. The Healthy Cities Program Manager will focus on removing implementation barriers and making a strong economic case for private sector investment in nature-based solutions. The goal is to increase tree canopy cover in frontline communities in the 10 large municipalities in the Phoenix Metro Area.

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About The Nature Conservancy

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on.  As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

Although you’ll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply.