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Editorial and Content Coordinator

Nature Conservancy Full-Time  Arlington, Virginia, United States 17 Apr 2023
Editorial and Content Coordinator

Job Description

Editorial & Content Coordinator

Job ID



All International

Full/Part Time





Arlington, Virginia, USA

Location is flexible. The selected candidate should anticipate a need to develop modes of working with a core team located in North America time zones. May be fully remote or hybrid (home/office).




The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.

One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.


The Editorial & Content Coordinator supports the Editorial & Content Development (E&C) team’s efforts to create alignment across the Marketing and Communications (MAC) division on key themes, milestones and content campaignsto drive key organizational messages and storytelling and advance TNC’s conservation goals and solutions. They will collaborate regularly with E&C colleagues as well as other MAC staff across multiple business units to achieve program and project goals. They will support E&C team priorities through project management; editorial calendar coordination and maintenance; content creation, packaging and distribution; and vendor coordination.
The Editorial & Content Coordinator supports the development and implementation of the E&C team’s priority projects and initiatives. They will work closely with E&C and MAC staff across TNC to drive alignment on cross-cutting editorial themes and topics, and support ongoing management and maintenance of the division’s master editorial calendarhelping ensure smooth processes and information sharing. They will create and publish compelling content for select projects, including but not limited to feature stories and articles, emails, and/or social media content. They will also assist in efforts to amplify priority thematic content by creating and distributing content packages to MAC staff, as well as other TNC teams, and supporting performance tracking. They may also assist in hiring and managing the activities of vendors to help execute on priority projects and campaigns.

As Editorial & Content Coordinator, you will:

  • Provide ongoing coordination support and maintenance of master editorial calendar for the MAC division.
  • Support surfacing of story ideas and content coordination across MAC teams.
  • Track progress of key E&C team projects against deadlines.
  • Create, edit and publish digital and social content designed to support brand awareness, grow engagement and expand influence.
  • Package and distribute priority content to MAC staff across TNC, including both E&C team content and relevant content sourced from other MAC teams.
  • Support organization, maintenance and distribution of foundational organizational material and issue/solution-based messaging.
  • Assist with the hiring and management of vendors to support key projects.
  • Travel on occasion for in-person TNC retreats and meetings.
  • Have the opportunity to act independently on assigned tasks and projects. May have full opportunity to direct individual projects.


If you’re looking for a career where you can find meaning and purpose, come join our Editorial & Content Development (E&C) team! Not only will you fulfill conservation objectives, you’ll contribute to the achievement of urgent conservation goals on a global scale.

We’re looking for a passionate, dedicated person to work within TNC’s Marketing and Communications division. Creative problem solving, organization, and proactive communication are key in this role. Come join TNC and apply today!


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 2 years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience organizing and coordinating projects.
  • Experience proofreading and editing business documents.

Desired Qualifications

  • Multi-lingual skills appreciated.
  • Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience preferred.
  • Experience with project management systems, spreadsheet software and content packaging software tools.
  • Knowledge of and interest in content marketing and digital/social media trends and best practices.
  • Experience coordinating client/customer relationships.
  • Excellent organization, project coordination and time management skills, with attention to detail.
  • Experience collaborating across geographically dispersed teams


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, we impact conservation around the world!

TNC offers competitive and comprehensive benefits packages tailored to the individual countries where we work. These may include health care benefits, retirement benefits, parental leave, paid time off, life insurance, and disability coverage as well as an employee assistance program and other life and well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on

We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports the health and well-being of the people we employ.


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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 culture. 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 orientation, gender identity, 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.

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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