The Director of Conservation serves as the principle contact to government agencies, other conservation organizations, foundations and the academic community. They may play a leading role in donor identification, cultivation and stewardship for the program. Disseminates best practices, provides training and analyses to best implement organizational measures of success, and develops key partnerships. Establishes the Conservancy as a major conservation partner within the area of responsibility, defines conservation priorities in the area of responsibility, plays a leading role in managing major public agency and elected official relationships, plays leading role in public and private fundraising programs of the program, and leads and manages a large team which implements conservation efforts. Builds strategic, scientific and technical capacity in the field, develops key partnerships with public and private organizations in order to identify and resolve technical issues and to widely communicate solutions and best practices, and develops innovative scientific methods, analyses, tools, and frameworks to address the natural system needs. Engages local community and key influential support for local, division, and global conservation efforts, negotiates complex and innovative solutions with government agencies, major institutions, and landowners to conserve and protect natural communities, and develops and implements cutting edge conservation strategies in a high-profile geography and major philanthropic market.
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