The Nature Conservancy Global Content Project Manager in Arlington, Virginia

OFFICE LOCATION

Arlington, Virgina, USA AA100

WORK WITH US

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact for people and nature around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, major US cities and in your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Global Content Project Manager establishes and fulfills management plans for projects and publications that advance global marketing goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Establishes management plans in concert with his/her supervisor for projects ranging from the Global Annual Report, Content and Promotions Council (CPC) and Storytelling Training to other strategic content projects as assigned.
  • Manages ongoing projects with limited direct supervision, including complicated content and legal review processes.
  • Serves as project manager for the creation and production of the Global Annual Report, both print and digital formats, including integration with the Creative Team and staff throughout the organization.
  • Manages regular meetings of the Content and Promotions Council and ensures strategic continuity and follow-up among participating members. Establishes systems to manage content/stories resulting from the CPC.
  • Manages a schedule of storytelling training opportunities, live and online.
  • Tracks and manages budgets for projects and publications.
  • Creates and maintains relevant intranet (connect.tnc.org) and internet (nature.org) webpages and mini-sites.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  • Designs, implements and directs management of multiple projects including budgets.
  • May supervise one or more support staff, Coda fellows or volunteers.
  • May have program or project budget accountability.
  • Opportunity to act independently. Work checked through agreement by superior.
  • Acts as a resource to others to solve problems.
  • Decisions may have project and organization-wide impact.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum 7 years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience as a project manager, managing vendor, client and account relationships.
  • Experience managing multiple projects including measuring results of plans and programs.
  • Experience negotiating agreements.
  • Experience with Adobe and Microsoft Office applications for Macintosh.
  • Experience creating and managing budgets.
  • Experience working independently with an off-site supervisor and using skype/internet video communication.
  • Experience with detail- and deadline-oriented in managing simultaneous and complicated projects.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Interest in storytelling and managing emotionally-driven content.
  • Experience leading in a team-based environment with internal and/or external partners.
  • Experience applying marketing principles on projects/programs.
  • Experience managing the production of print materials.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to articulate ideas in a compelling manner.
  • Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of procedures and terms in print and digital design and production.
  • Self-starter with attention to detail and deadlines.

HOW TO APPLY

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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 men and women 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.*

Job Title: Global Content Project Manager

Location: DC Metro Area

Job ID: 45349

Regular/Temporary: Regular