The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Since our founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 117 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide — and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally. We have more than 1 million members and dedicated staff working in all 50 United States and more than 30 countries around the world.
The Regional Operations Coordinator provides day-to-day business operations support to the Regional Operations Manager, the Regional Director and conservation program staff in the South Coast and Desert Region of the California Program. Areas of responsibility include general office administration, accounts payable, contract tracking, filing, managing office supplies, reception, timesheet coordination, mail operations, appointment scheduling, meeting planning, event coordination, human resources support, workplace safety, calendar maintenance, tracking and managing business equipment, assistance with financial reporting and other projects and tasks as assigned. S/he also prepares and reviews expense reports and makes travel arrangements. This position provides guidance in satisfying the administrative requirements on projects/programs based on extensive knowledge of TNC policies and procedures.
S/he provides high level program support including assisting in the development of fundraising, communications and/or educational materials, conducting program data research, and/or producing narrative reports as needed. S/he may monitor and/or oversee the preparation of budgets, schedules, purchase requests, financial forecasts and financial reports and ensure they are completed in an accurate and timely manner. This position includes frequent interaction with all members within the organization as well as donors, vendors, and business relations. S/he partners routinely with other regional and statewide operations team members to ensure the highest level of business support possible to the organization’s conservation programs. Some travel and work in the field is required, on the mainland and on the California Islands, requiring flexible work hours.
The ideal candidate would have a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience, Associate’s degree and 4 years of related experience, or equivalent combination. Experience coordinating multiple central administrative processes, in customer service, and/or in written/verbal communication is preferred.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID number 41457 in the keyword search. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more about The Nature Conservancy, visit www.nature.org/aboutus.