The WY Public Funding Strategy Manager plays a key role in 1) leading public funding strategies; 2) developing grant proposals; and 3) reporting progress to agency partners on behalf of the Wyoming Business Unit (BU).

The Manager is responsible for researching, writing, editing, and submitting grant applications.

Leading Public Funding Strategies – The WY Public Funding Strategy Manager plays a strategic role in
building networks within TNC and with external partners. They work closely with TNC program and
development staff to identify fundable priority work and grant funding opportunities. The Manager will
work directly with our BU’s external affairs staff to share knowledge and capacity. They will act as liaison
with our BU’s Public Funding Pipeline Manager (PFPM) and with the regional public funding positions.
The Manager will screen new announcement lists for applicable RFPs and communicate opportunities.
Developing Grant Proposals – Working in collaboration with internal and external partners, they will
critically assess each proposal’s scope and objectives, ensuring alignment with the BU’s strategic plan
and with our commitment to equitable conservation outcomes. They will participate in state and
regional partnership meetings to learn about funding opportunities and represent the BU at a local level.
They track external schedules and communicate with our team about participation opportunities in local

Reporting Progress – They monitor and manage grant funded programs to ensure compliance with donor
requests. They serve as liaison and strategic public funding lead between the BU and its partners. They
may work with grant specialists to structure, track and report on publicly and privately funded grant

The WY Public Funding Strategy Manager may be responsible for contract and other agreement tracking
and record keeping, record retention and compliance with protocols for our BU. They may provide
support to other administrative or operations functions (e.g., lease reporting, counter-terrorism
screening, pre-award public funding tracking). They may coordinate contract and grant training as well
as monitor the Certified Contract Specialist community of practice. They may process spatial or
relational data sets and produce maps and/or other graphic products to support the grant request.

Tagged as: Conservation


 Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years related work experience or equivalent combination.
 Experience researching information from diverse sources and compiling it into a cohesive reporting structure.
 Experience writing and editing proposals, promotional and informational material.
 Experience presenting to and communicating with internal and external audiences.
 Experience working with partners/government agencies.
 Experience interacting with senior leadership

Preferred Skills:

 Experience coordinating complex projects in a decentralized organization, working across teams, business units and functions to achieve optimal results.
 Experience building networks, facilitating informational sessions, increasing internal knowledge and capacity, and identifying key stakeholders.
 Knowledge and application of current and evolving trends in public funding
 Strong writing skills and attention to detail.

About The Nature Conservancy

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. We’re rooted in our Mission
and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People,
Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding
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Application Instructions

To apply, visit The Nature Conservancy’s Career page (Job# 53730). https://careers.nature.org/ Please include a cover letter and resume.