The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan to include employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers. We’re proud to offer a work environment that is supportive of the health, well-being, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: TNC Job ID 51337
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.
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.”
WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU
Do you want to build on your transactional experience in a mission driven organization that works to ensure its investments align with its mission? Come join our growing legal team to support TNC’s Finance function, with a focus on the Office of Investment that manages TNC’s endowment to advance TNC’s mission. Our legal team is also at the cutting edge of impact investing, closing over $2 billion in transactions over the last three years to advance conservation globally. As a Senior Attorney, you will provide high value legal services on complex matters around the world to advance Conservancy priorities and appropriately manage risk.
WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE TOGETHER
The Senior Attorney provides legal advice and direction on very complex matters to assigned programs, including drafting and negotiating private investment fund, and direct investment documentation. You will also support other Finance Department functions, including advising on corporate governance matters for TNC subsidiaries. The Senior Attorney may also advise on structuring impact investing transactions, as needed, including sovereign debt and other debt and equity investment transactions and U.S. securities law compliance. The Senior Attorney ensures that transactions and activities are legally sound and consistent with the Conservancy’s mission, authority, policies, and procedures. They apply highly developed analytical and risk management.
WHAT YOU BRING
Juris Doctor or equivalent and license to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
Five years relevant legal experience coupled with assumption of significant responsibilities for transactional work
Experience negotiating complex transactions and agreements, with a strong background in fund formation and venture capital work.
Organizational Overview: A Pioneer in Conservation LeadershipThis is an exciting time at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) - we are shifting our strategy for greater impact in the world, seeking to address some of the most complex challenges facing people and nature --issues such as tackling climate change, building healthy cities, and providing food and water sustainably. We are seeking a Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer to join our team.•Our Mission: The Nature Conservancy, a global non-profit organization with a million members, is dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends.•Our Vision: A world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.•Our Team: We achieve this through the dedicated efforts of our 3800-diverse staff, including more than 600 scientists, all of whom support conservation in 72 countries and all U.S. states. We are striving to develop a workforce as diverse as the places where we work, and we have a deep commitment to diversity.Our Approach: We use a non-confrontational, collaborative approach and depend on the help of our many partne...rs, from individuals and governments to local nonprofits and corporations. Since 1951, the organization has protected more than 120 million acres across the world. We are now building on this legacy of land, water, and ocean protection to address global challenges facing people and nature around the world by focusing on five priorities across the entire organization.