Associate Director of Events – The Nature Conservancy
Who We Are
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Grounded in science, we develop innovative 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; respect for people, communities, and cultures; and a collaborative, bipartisan approach. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world.
The California Chapter is TNC’s largest state program, with approximately 230 employees working to achieve our conservation mission, from financial analysts to on-the-ground ecologists. We are currently engaged in more than two dozen large-scale conservation projects statewide—projects that are designed to develop and test ideas to increase the pace, scale, and effectiveness of conservation. Over the past six decades, we have protected 1.4 million acres, 5,000 miles of streams, and 3.8 million acres of ocean habitat in California and off the coast.
The California Chapter believes that we are most effective when we are embedded in our state’s communities, politics, media, and environmental issues. For this reason, and to reduce our carbon footprint when meeting in person, all staff live in California, including those in a home office.
What We Can Achieve Together
The Associate Director of Events will lead our Events team and be responsible for reimagining how donors, our volunteer leaders, partners, the public and others experience our conservation work on the ground and online and will direct all aspects of our strategy and resources related to the array of events we deliver each year. Authentic, credible, and unique experiences are a powerful way for supporters to not just see but also feel the power of the places we conserve, and the conservation work we are doing to accomplish our mission.
What You’ll Bring
- Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 8 years related Events planning and production experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience supervising staff and teams.
- Experience using electronic planning tools/platforms.
- Experience cultivating and managing client relationships.
- Experience in project management, developing marketing strategies and measuring results.