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Friday, January 13, 2012

Director, Climate Adaptation Policy

The Nature Conservancy has an opening for the position of Director, Climate Adaptation Policy (You've got until midnight to apply. . . ).

The Director of Climate Adaptation Policy will lead and manage policy activities as part of an integrated effort to further the climate adaptation agenda of the Conservancy. The Director of Climate Adaptation Policy provides direction to other government relations staff and also directly interacts with U.S. Federal agencies, Cabinet departments and White House offices; Congressional staff; and State, Tribal and local governments. In addition, the position will oversee Conservancy policy efforts in international fora such as negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, with international donor institutions, and in key countries identified in the Conservancy’s key country strategy (Brazil, Indonesia, China and Mexico). The position will be based within the Conservancy’s U.S. Government Relations Department, reporting to the Director, U.S. Government Relations, with a dotted line to the Climate Adaptation Strategy Leader and will work in close coordination with other external affairs staff and with the Conservancy’s Climate Adaptation Team as part of an organization-wide climate adaptation strategy. The Director of Climate Adaptation Policy may be required to register as a lobbyist under relevant provisions of U.S. law.

To Apply:
Go to http://www.nature.org/careers/ click on “How to Apply: and then on “View Positions”, and search for Position # 39593, Director, Climate Adaptation Policy. Applicants must complete the on-line application, submit a resume and cover letter as one document, and provide salary requirements. Applications accepted through midnight, January 13, 2012.

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