The Nature Conservancy Federal Campaigns Coordinator in District Of Columbia

OFFICE LOCATION

Arlington, Virginia (VA)

AA100

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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 Federal Campaigns Coordinator provides administrative, research, organizational, and general office support to the Federal Legislative Campaigns Team in U.S. Government Relations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Federal Campaigns Coordinator works on a variety of activities in support of the Federal Legislative Campaigns Team in U.S. Government Relations. These activities include both policy and internal strategy efforts to design and implement the priority federal legislative campaigns. Administratively, the Coordinator may be responsible for scheduling meetings, event logistics, data entry, managing and tracking expense reports, maintaining records, and coordinating conference calls and other types of internal communications. Programmatically, the Coordinator will be responsible for performing research related to specific legislation or members, preparing memos or briefing documents, supporting outreach activities of the Team including field outreach or communications, and generally supporting legislative campaigns. The Coordinator may also assist other teams in U.S. Government Relations on select tasks when needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  • Supervises no staff but may assist to oversee the work of volunteers or interns.

  • Limited financial responsibility which may include processing check requests, travel expense reports, and petty cash.

  • Performs administrative and programmatic duties under general supervision and established guidelines.

  • Prioritizes work independently, working with supervisor as needed.

  • Makes day to day decisions within the scope of work assignments.

  • Consults with supervisor to address any issues that affect the work of others or the team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 months to 1 year related experience.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Experience in general program support such as event planning, meeting preparation, data tracking and research or related experience.

  • Experience with databases, spreadsheets, presentations, and other.

  • Ability to organize time and manage diverse activities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years related experience in government relations coordination

  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, as well as database management and simple data analysis skills required. Competency in Microsoft Excel highly preferred.

  • Federal legislative or administrative experience preferred

  • Experience, and strong interest in political or issue/ballot campaigns and/or national politics.

  • Proven organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience with databases, website management, and records maintenance.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to position number 45289, 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 April 16, 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: Federal Campaigns Coordinator

Location: DC Metro Area

Job ID: 45289

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time