The Nature Conservancy Webmaster, Global Legal Team in Arlington, Virginia


Arlington, Virginia (VA)



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 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.


The Webmaster for the Global Legal Team maintains and manages the Legal Department’s Connect site, a Microsoft SharePoint-based internal website for Conservancy staff. The position is part-time (three days a week) and is supervised by the Director of Finance and Operations, Legal.


The Global Legal Team’s Connect site is designed to provide Conservancy staff with guidance and resources in those areas where their work involves legal services and to provide resources to Global Legal Team members who assist them.The Webmaster is responsible for understanding the overall organization of the site; the technological capacities and constraints of SharePoint; the steps that must be taken to ensure that documents and other materials appear in appropriate topic areas; and updating materials to ensure relevancy. Additionally, the Webmaster establishes and maintains procedures for creating site content, naming files and adding materials to the site. The Webmaster works with an attorney responsible for the site and coordinates work with other Legal staff who are responsible for content and documents for specific legal topic areas and for Legal Department operations.


  • Creates and edits Connect pages as requested by Legal staff;

  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date SharePoint lists and document libraries;

  • Manages permissions for access to the site by various groups;

  • Creates and maintains procedures for Legal staff responsible for specific content;

  • Responds to requests and comments from TNC staff;

  • Coordinates and maintains Legal Connect protocol with all Legal staff creating content for the site;

  • Maintains liaison with TNC Technology Information Systems staff;

  • Keeps up on latest advances in SharePoint technology;

  • Acts independently on assigned tasks and exercises independent judgment based on analysis and experience, referring difficult questions and unusual problems to supervisor;

  • Demonstrates sensitivity in handling confidential information;

  • Ensures compliance with Conservancy policies and procedures;

  • May supervise administrative and/or volunteer staff, including training and professional development; and

  • Travel and work flexible hours as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience or equivalent combination;

  • Experience coordinating administrative processes;

  • Experience generating reports and interpreting data;

  • Experience in business writing, editing, and proofreading;

  • Experience organizing time and managing diverse activities to meet deadlines; and

  • Experience working across teams and communicating with a wide range of people.


  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross cultural experiences are appreciated;

  • Ability to analyze information for the purpose of coordinating and planning activities, and solving problems;

  • Ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results;

  • Excellent customer service skills and focus;

  • Experience interpreting guidelines to achieve desired results;

  • Knowledge of current trends in specific field; and/or

  • Strong organization skills, accuracy, and attention to detail.


Salary: $35K DOQ


To apply to position number 45506, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 30, 2017.

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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: Webmaster, Global Legal Team

Location: DC Metro Area

Job ID: 45506

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Part-Time