Join The Nature Conservancy and make a tangible and lasting impact in protecting the natural heritage of West Virginia. 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 West Virginia State Director leads a staff of 9 and oversees an operating budget of $2 million. S/he works closely with a local Board of Trustees, a 6-state Mid-Atlantic Conservation Council, as well as supporters & partners, in order to develop and implement global conservation strategies, forge new partnerships, and secure major private and public funds to accomplish 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: Morgantown, WV preferred. Visit www.nature.org and apply online to job#42527 or apply directly at http://tinyurl.com/kfmoefc. The application deadline is Midnight EST November 30, 2014. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.