The Nature Conservancy (TNC) seeks a proven and dynamic leader to serve as State Director, to advance the organization’s conservation and fundraising agenda in South Carolina, regionally and worldwide. The State Director will lead a staff of 27 with an annual operating budget of $4.7M with offices in Columbia, Mount Pleasant and Greenville. As one of the senior leaders within the organization, the State Director provides strategic leadership for TNC’s state, regional and global conservation work and significantly contributes to and shares responsibility for conservation strategies, policies, programs and fundraising efforts across the entire organization.
The State Director functions as the executive director and conservation strategist for the South Carolina Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and plays a leading role in the Southern U.S. Division, which spans several adjacent states and supports major cross-boundary initiatives to advance strategies in three whole systems: South Atlantic Seascape, Long Leaf Pine and Southern Blue Ridge. S/he implements organization priorities to address nature-based solutions for climate adaptation (storms and floods), climate mitigation (forests); climate policy in advancing a low carbon future; land and water protection/restoration with direct TNC action, through partnerships, and public policy/funding; coastal and marine fisheries management; and prescribed fire management. S/he is accountable for South Carolina’s success in creating a vision to implement TNC’s global conservation approach, leading by example with organizational values, producing tangible and measurable conservation results at scale, managing teams, advancing fundraising initiatives to raise revenue for conservation, and ensuring financial sustainability of the Chapter.
Visit www.nature.org/careers and apply online with cover letter & resume to Job ID #47827 or Apply here for SC State Director. All resumes and required cover letters must be submitted through The Nature Conservancy’s online application system. The application deadline is August 18, 2019.
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