Location All International
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Location is flexible. The selected candidate should anticipate a need to develop modes of working with a core team located in North America time zones. May be fully remote or hybrid.
WHO WE ARE
The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground 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 and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.
One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”
WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER
As a member of the growing, dynamic Internal Communications team, the Internal Communications Manager will implement and manage internal communications plans and deliver compelling, relevant and timely communications for top priorities, including conservation and science. With a focus on engaging staff through storytelling, the Internal Communications Manager will plan and develop key messages and materials. These materials may include blog posts, emails, intranet pages, live virtual events, videos and internal social media posts.
The Internal Communications Manager will work on a geographically-dispersed team and report to the Associate Director of Internal Communications. In addition, they will work closely with the Senior Content Manager to ensure content and storytelling is contributing to the internal communications editorial strategy. The Manager will work with other teams, staff and executive leaders across the organization and may also work with freelance writers, graphic designers, photographers, printers and other vendors as needed to produce and write content.
As Internal Communications Manager, you will:
- Manage and implement internal communication strategies and tactics.
- Develop and deliver content on conservation and science priorities to an internal staff audience.
- Create talking points, internal emails, video clips, photos, graphics, blogs, virtual meetings or events and presentations.
- Develop stories and communications that are tailored to the audience and written in simple to understand, relatable and authentic way.
- Work with TNC staff across the organization to find and tell compelling stories across internal channels.
- Act independently on assigned tasks and exercise independent judgement, manage adaptively, and work with supervisor to make decisions and problem solve.
- Support other top internal communications priorities.
- Coordinate with freelance writers, graphic designers, photographers, printers and other vendors as needed to produce and write content.
- Ensures that diversity, equity and inclusion are reflected in all internal communications strategies and content.
- Does not supervise any staff but will coordinate with peers and internal stakeholders to accomplish tasks.
- Work across a wide spectrum of constituencies and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU
Are you passionate about improving staff experience through storytelling? Do you enjoy finding creative, accessible ways to tell stories and connect staff to the organizational mission? Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. Through blogs, email newsletters, events, a budding podcast and more, TNC’s Internal Communications team connects staff across the organization with one another and TNC’s work. We’re looking for an Internal Communications Manager with excellent writing and content production skills and a love for connecting people with complex information. In this role, you will work with the Associate Director of Internal Communications to plan and deliver content on conservation and science priorities to an internal staff audience. You will work with staff across the organization to find and tell compelling stories.
The Internal Communications Manager should have an interest in discovering and sharing stories that reflect the diverse, global perspectives embodied by TNC staff. Multi-cultural, cross-cultural, multi-lingual skills, background or experience are an asset for this position.
If this sounds like the career for you, apply to TNC today!
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
- Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 5 years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience cultivating and managing client relationships.
- Experience organizing and coordinating multiple projects.
- Experience writing, editing, and proofreading.
- Experience distilling complex information for general audiences.
WHAT WE BRING
Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world!
TNC offers competitive and comprehensive benefits packages tailored to the individual countries where we work. These may include health care benefits, retirement benefits, parental leave, paid time off, life insurance, and disability coverage as well as an employee assistance program and other life and well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.
We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports the health and well-being of the people we employ.
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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 people 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.
TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.
Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.
An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.