Coastal Nature Based Solutions Strategist

Coastal Nature Based Solutions Strategist

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The Coastal Nature Based Solutions Strategist provides leadership to the Maine Ocean Program and an interdisciplinary internal TNC team to develop a nearshore conservation strategy. As part of the strategy development, they will participate in internal and Statewide conversations on nearshore restoration and conservation of a broad array of habitats, and the co-benefits of these projects, including but not limited to biodiversity enhancement, climate risk reduction, and blue carbon sequestration potential. This position will conduct a comprehensive assessment of the current nearshore conservation landscape in Maine to develop a statewide strategy for costal habitat restoration reflective of TNC’s mission and values. This position will interact directly with State, Federal, Tribal, Municipal, and NGO partners to ensure this strategy provides benefits to communities.


Want to help save the planet? Through the efforts of The Nature Conservancy, over 2,400,000 acres in Maine have been preserved for people and nature. The Maine Chapter is The Nature Conservancy’s fourth oldest chapter, founded in 1956 by Rachel Carson and other leading Maine citizens concerned about the loss of wildlife habitat. TNC currently owns and manages some 300,000 acres in Maine, including the largest system of nature preserves in the state. From the mountains to the sea, the Maine Chapter is dedicated to conserving the natural resources that make Maine unique. This is an exceptional career opportunity for a highly motivated, capable individual interested in joining the world’s leading conservation organization!


  • BA/BS, and 5 years’ experience in natural resource management or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience negotiating complex agreements.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience communicating with the public and/or media both in writing and verbally.
  • Experience using applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Web Browsers.
Location: Maine
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: September 26, 2022
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