Media & Public Relations Manager

11 Oct, 2021


Media & Public Relations Manager

The Nature Conservancy
Lansing, MI

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. 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. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.


Position Summary

We live in a fast-paced world, where we have multiple sources of information at our fingertips. At The Nature Conservancy, our goal is to share the right information and stories with the right audiences at the right time, connecting key individuals and organizations to our important work. We are seeking an experienced, high-energy, strategic Media & Public Relations Manager to raise awareness of conservation and TNC’s work specifically. Ideal candidates will have, or be able to build, strategic relationships with media outlets and policy makers/elected officials to curate our stories, insights and learning for placement in appropriate outlets. They will also help identify other key audiences for those stories, building brand awareness, and positioning The Nature Conservancy as a thought leader. They will work as a member of the Michigan Communications Team, with a strong connection to the Government Relations team and the Chapter’s External Affairs work.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum 7 years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing and implementing media strategies and measuring results.
  • Experience writing, editing and proofreading messages for targeted audiences.
  • Experience cultivating and managing client relationships.
  • Experience developing media relations networks.
  • Experience implementing and managing multiple complex projects.

How to Apply

To apply for job ID 50430, submit your resume and cover letter online by using the Apply Now button at by 11:59 PM EST on November 1st, 2021. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact

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.

Job posted: 2021-10-11