Office Location:
United States of America


Open remote USA with preference to those in these states: OH, MI, IL, IN, WI. #PDN #LI-DC

Who We Are:
The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. 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. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube  or on Glassdoor.

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”

What We Can Achieve Together:
The Corporate Operations Manager will work as part of the Midwest Corporate Relations Team, with the goal of growing corporate relations core functions and fundraising activity for the Midwest using proactive, efficient systems that keep the Development Team focused on successful relationship management. This position is focused on driving the behind-the-scenes principal and major gifts fundraising process with an emphasis on building and effectively operationalizing donor portfolios and facilitating team support and accountability to meet fundraising goals. The Corporate Operations Manager will be tasked with supporting the day-to-day operations for TNC Midwest Corporate Relations Team and will coordinate closely across our five-state region.

The Manager will keep up-to-date on corporate market trends and will proactively work on highest priority corporate relations development. The Manager works in close cooperation with any or all of the following: Conservancy staff, donors, Trustees, vendors, public agencies, financial institutions and legal and accounting professionals. They will provide advice, recommendations, and training related to the functional area of the team. They will manage diverse tasks, analyze situations, evaluate alternatives, project outcomes, and implement solutions to improve effectiveness.

You will be responsible for:

·       Coordination across key corporate relations functions and teams.

·       Portfolio management to ensure portfolio health.

·       Periodic reporting and analysis and database management.

·       Implementation and timeline management of major projects.

What you’ll do:

·       Increase Midwest Divisions engagement and strategy with corporations to reach The Nature Conservancy’s 2030 Global Goals through direct philanthropy, cause marketing, corporate practices, impact investment, carbon, conservation policy, and celebrity engagement.

·       Coordinate across major teams, such as conservation, corporate engagement, philanthropy, cause marketing, impact finance and markets, carbon, policy, celebrity engagement, and principal gift teams.

·       Coordinate across corporate communications such as grant writing, agreements, reports, thank you letters, and presentations.

·       Ensure donor information is up to date in the database, enter opportunities, tracking, and account clean up.

·       Participate in position-related calls/networks to learn about best practices and organizational requirements for the role; effectively communicate or distribute information to assist staff in making decisions, solving problems, and improving workflow.

·       5% travel and flexible hours as needed.

We’re Looking for You:
Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I make a difference?”, but you don’t know where to go or have the time to do it?  Welcome to The Nature Conservancy.

You have found the solution and now you can pointedly make a difference every day! By joining our team, you will become part of a group that is a force for nature and people.  Our team consists of a dedicated group who are leading the conservation effort on multiple fronts and who expertly bring strategy and action together.  We’re looking for an individual with fundraising or business development experience who wants to make a difference.  The Conservancy is a global conservation leader and one of the top fundraising charities in the United States.

What You’ll Bring:
·       Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience or equivalent combination.

·       Experience coordinating projects.

·       Experience generating reports and analyzing and interpreting data.

·       Experience with current technology in relevant field.

·       Experience working across departments.

·       Experience, coursework, or other training in principles and practices of relevant field.

What We Bring:
Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become 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, we impact conservation throughout the world!

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.

We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!

Salary Information:
The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $60,400 – $78,540 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.

Apply Now:
To apply for job ID 55158, 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.

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 applyhelp@tnc.org 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.

This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for this job.