The Nature Conservancy
Texas, United States
$55,000.00 - $60,000.00
Jul 19, 2021
Aug 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


San Antonino, Texas. This position is being recruited in Texas, with preference for San Antonio and Houston offices.

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

 We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.


Position Summary

The Writer/Editor will be responsible for maintaining close relationships with colleagues in marketing, communications, and conservation to ensure consistency of materials and to foster collaboration to engage donors.

The Writer/Editor manages, writes, produces and edits a variety of communication materials and resources that further fundraising goals.  S/he/they is responsible for developing effective and compelling proposals, letters of inquiry, solicitation letters, stewardship reports, acknowledgment letters, presentations and fact sheets. S/he/they will manage writing, editing, and tracking other donor communication resources, such as naming opportunities, as needed. S/he/they will ensure appropriate measures are taken to vet donor solicitations and grant agreements through the proper channels to ensure legal compliance and fulfillment of donor intent. S/he/they will maintain the grants calendar and ensure that all proposals are submitted on time and that collaborating program and finance staff members are aware of spending and reporting requirements. The Development Program Specialist will coordinate with Conservation, Finance and Marketing Resource Center (MRC) staff on communications-related work.


Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience or equivalent combination.
  • Experience building relationships with staff, customers or similar.
  • Experience generating reports and interpreting data.
  • Experience in business writing, editing, and proofreading.
  • Experience working across teams.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in principles and practices of relevant field.
  • Experience writing or editing one or more of the following:  newsletters, magazines, annual reports, web-site articles/stories, donor profiles, presidential acknowledgment letters, campaign brochures, funding proposals, fact sheets, presentations, or equivalent.
  • Experience coordinating multiple projects


How to Apply

To view the full position description and apply, please visit https://careers.nature.org. Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received and the position will remain open until filled. If you experience technical issues, please contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally – new positions are posted often!