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Nature Conservancy Full-Time  Anywhere 12 Dec 2022
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Job Description

Copywriter job in TNC’s headquarters who are located in Arlington, VA, US; the location of this position is flexible and may be located anywhere TNC hires globally.

Who We Are

The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. 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. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube or on Glassdoor.

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work.

In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job.Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply –we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”

What We Can Achieve Together

From ad campaigns to video scripts, social posts language, and web content, it’ll be your responsibility to drive TNC’s voice and tone and contribute to our developing marketing and communications strategy. We expect to hear your big conceptual ideas and welcome your skill translating complicated into simple.

Our department supports a vast number of business units and divisions, whose goals include awareness, engagement and education on major marketing and communications campaigns. As part of a global organization, your role will be to lead the creative marketing department on any copy needs, writing/editing marketing materials as needed, copy editing, and proofreading, and be the north star to our messaging.

You’ll work collaboratively with different members of the creative team on project and campaign concepts, as well as present to and educate our TNC colleagues on best practices and strategic rationale. As an integral member of the Global Creative team, it’s vital you see the world through multiple lenses. Your approach should always be grounded in understanding and integrating perspective for diverse audiences and cultures. After all, your words will motivate, educate, and inspire change through action and conversation on a global scale.

As Senior Marketing Copywriter, You Will

  • Craft effective, engaging copy across various deliverables: social, web, video, print, radio, OOH, experiential, etc.
  • Develop brand voice and campaign messaging
  • Manage and oversee multiple projects simultaneously, working directly with our internal partners and creative teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and through your scrutinous eye
  • Partner with various members of the Creative team to concept and execute breakthrough ideas to solve project goals, and engage, educate, and influence audiences
  • Develop and support project workplans, schedules and key communications, to ensure the creative team and other key team members are fully briefed
  • Work with the project manager and creative project lead to determine all facets of projects to inform the creation of clear and detailed project briefs for the Creative team—answering all internal and external questions pertinent to the project
  • Monitor and track your projects; produce and distribute status tracking reports, provide proactive recommendations to ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget. Ensure agreed next steps are understood and completed
  • Manage communication and approvals between Creative and PM/requestor—ensure project handoffs are thorough and clear
  • Manage and mitigate day-to-day problems, understand when (and why) to escalate issues, and ensure strong and effective communications in difficult and time-sensitive situations
  • Build strong working relationships with internal and partner team members, establishing a role as a trusted resource and advisor
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other producers to develop consistent management practices and ensure effective support for creative teams
  • Thoroughly QA all creative work products to ensure error-free deliverables
  • Think and work strategically, always laddering up to the overarching strategy
  • Translate brand voice and/or a concept across various platforms and media
  • Present work with clarity and confidence

WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU Our in-house creative department within Global Marketing and Communications is looking for a Senior Marketing Copywriter to join our team. Someone who turns imagination into impact by way of strategic, conceptual big ideas and vision. In summary, you have a way with words, and a passion for storytelling. You are an amazing writer, but an even better communicator.

Your appreciation for diversity and global mindset directly impacts your outlook and perspective, and it shows in your thoughtful approach. If your experience has taught you anything, it’s that it’s not just what you write, but how you write that gives you mastery of the marketing world (and what makesyou the perfect fit).

What You’ll Bring

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 8 years related experience or equivalent combination.
  • Experience in developing communications, media and engagement strategies and measuring results.
  • Experience cultivating and managing client relationships.
  • Experience supervising staff and team.

Desired Qualifications

  • Multi-lingual skills appreciated.
  • Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience preferred.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and measuring communication and engagement plans/strategies.
  • Agency experience preferred.
  • Solid communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to persuasively convey the mission of The Nature Conservancy to diverse groups including donors, board members, and the public.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, communication, mediation, and negotiation skills.
  • Familiarity with communication technologies and best practices.
  • Experience and/or understanding of communication best practices at a decentralized organization a plus.
  • Expert knowledge of current and evolving trends in relevant marketing disciplines. Cross disciplinary knowledge to support program objectives.
  • Management experience that includes ability to lead, motivate, set objectives and manage performance and conflict resolution.
  • Fosters an environment of creativity and professional growth.

What We Bring

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1million members,over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of ourdiverse staff, we impact conservationthroughout the world!

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on

We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and cultures. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, gender identities, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!

Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption.

An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.

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