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13 Oct 2021

Full-Time Media and Public Relations Manager

The Nature Conservancy – Posted by JPower Lansing, Michigan, United States

Job Description

Founded in 1951, The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit or follow @nature_press on Twitter.


We live in a fast-paced world, where we have multiple sources of information at our fingertips. At The Nature Conservancy, our goal is to share the right information and stories with the right audiences at the right time, connecting key individuals and organizations to our important work. We are seeking an experienced, high-energy, strategic Media & Public Relations Manager to raise awareness of conservation and TNC’s work specifically. Ideal candidates will have, or be able to build, strategic relationships with media outlets and policy makers/elected officials to curate our stories, insights and learning for placement in appropriate outlets. They will also help identify other key audiences for those stories, building brand awareness, and positioning The Nature Conservancy as a thought leader. They will work as a member of the Michigan Communications Team, with a strong connection to the Government Relations team and the Chapter’s External Affairs work.


• Manage media contact relationships, craft media stories, and find opportunities to pitch stories to appropriate outlets.
• Manage engagements with key individuals, including policy makers or elected officials, and organizations that result in increased brand awareness, and thought leadership with both the public and private sector, agencies, institutions, corporate partners, donors, decision makers, etc.
• Manage assigned budget, evaluate results and develop recommendations for corrective strategies as needed.
• Responsibility and accountability for meeting project goals and objectives.
• Resolves complex issues independently within program area.
• Opportunity to act independently within program goals.

Compensation for this role begins at $65,000 and may be commensurate with skills and experience.

How to Apply

If you are interested in working to save the planet, want to work in a collaborative environment, and like a great benefits package, then please visit  to learn more. Submit your cover letter and resume for position number 50430 by 11:59 PM ET on November 1st, 2021. Please note that the position will be located based in Lansing, MI.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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