Urban Conservation Manager

  • Full-Time
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Application deadline: 2021-04-15

The Nature Conservancy

Are you interested in environmental justice issues and how they affect our cities? Do you have experience living or working in Milwaukee? Consider joining one of the world’s leading conservation organizations to help launch an urban conservation program.

About Us
The Nature Conservancy is working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 74 countries, all 50 United States, and right in your backyard! Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and building a culturally competent global workforce.

This Position
As the Urban Conservation Manager, you will lead the Conservancy’s Wisconsin Chapter in building an urban conservation program to benefit people and nature in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We aim to promote and scale up nature-based approaches that increase the resilience of urban areas to environmental changes and socio-economic challenges. To do this work, you will collaborate with local governments, community organizations, engineering firms, non-government organizations and others.

You will work with a team to successfully implement conservation strategies in Milwaukee using a people- and community-centered approach through which local leadership and voices are elevated. As the Urban Conservation Manager, you will also participate in a network of Conservancy staff working in over 24 cities throughout the United States to share best practices and resources. Other job responsibilities will include working with policy, development, and marketing staff to advance our work and raise funds for initiatives.

Qualifications
We are seeking a candidate with experience managing projects and building relationships as well as knowledge of Milwaukee communities and environmental issues. A BA/BS degree and 5 years’ experience in conservation practice or equivalent combination of education and experience is required to apply. The compensation range for this salaried position begins at $64,000 and is dependent on experience.

For a complete position description and to apply, click here or visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job #49509. The deadline to apply for this position is April 15, 2021.

To apply for this job please visit www.nature.org.