Join The Nature Conservancy and make a tangible and lasting impact in protecting the natural heritage of Maryland. The Nature Conservancy, an international non-profit conservation organization, seeks an entrepreneurial, visionary leader to advance its mission to preserve and protect native habitats and species. The State Director for the Maryland/DC chapter manages 23 staff, oversees an operating budget of $3.5 million, and works closely with 20 chapter trustees, the Lead Director of a 5-state Mid-Atlantic Conservation Council, and supporters & partners to develop and implement global conservation strategies, forge new partnerships, and secure major private and public funds to accomplish stretch goals. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership, managerial and team-building skills, conservation/business acumen and political savvy. A proven track record building a visionary institution, demonstrated success in major-gift fundraising, strong people development skills, and experience collaborating with non-profit boards desired. Location: Bethesda, Maryland. EOE
Apply with cover letter & resume by December 7, 2012 to job #40537 at or access the application directly at