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The Nature Conservancy Corporate Engagement Advisor, Biodiversity - 52082 in Seattle, Washington

WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER The Nature Conservancy (TNC) understands the critical role of investments, corporate practices, and markets in solving the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. The Conservancy has established the Impact Finance & Markets division to shape direction of investment, corporate practices, and markets around the world. The Corporate Engagement Advisor, Biodiversity is part of the Corporate Engagement team within the Impact Finance & Markets Division and reports to the Director of Corporate Engagement. The Corporate Engagement Advisor, Biodiversity implements and coordinates corporate engagements that, by facilitating the integration of nature into business models, help direct private-sector economic, operational, and political influence in support of the Conservancy's conservation goals. They support the development and implementation of strategies for engaging companies; coordinate and conduct outreach to companies; manage and support specific corporate engagements. This would include working with companies and other partners to implement biodiversity and nature strategies and informing related private sector frameworks being developed, e.g., Science Based Targets for Nature (SBTN) and Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD). They will work closely with members of the Center for Sustainability Science team and other Business Units to establish and implement TNC's new biodiversity offering. RESPONSIBILITES & SCOPE *Develop relationships and work effectively with corporate and other external partners. *Serve as relationship manager to specific corporations and support other engagements. *Develop and implement corporate engagement strategies with corporate partners, particularly around biodiversity. *With a team, design and manage major meetings, including gatherings of corporate, government, and non-governmental representatives. *Conduct research to inform the Corporate Engagement team's internal functional strategy and activities, particularly around biodiversity. *Support the preparation and presentation of project proposals. *Persuasively convey the mission of TNC to diverse groups who are critical to the Conservancy's overall strategies. *Work in partnership with other organizations in a collaborative and advisory capacity. *Develop constructive and effective working relationships inside and outside the Conservancy. *Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures and external requirements. *May include fundraising activities. *Manage relationships and projects with minimal supervision. WHAT YOU'LL BRING *Bachelor's degree in political science, environmental science/studies, management or other relevant field and 5 years of non-profit or corporate sector experience, or equivalent combination education/experience. *Fluency in English. *Experience preparing and presenting project proposals and negotiating agreements or projects. *Project management experience including coordinating the work of other professionals inside and outside an organization. *Demonstrated relationship building skills. *Proven communication and presentation skills. 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,