Daily Job Lead: Government-Relations Director

The Nature Conservancy's Seattle office is currently seeking a government-relations director.

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If you're passionate about preserving the environment and you have experience planning campaigns, the Nature Conservancy has an opportunity for you. Its Seattle office is currently seeking a government-relations director. The position entails planning and implementing comprehensive programs for the conservancy's Washington branch to further its mission.

Responsibilities include developing and advancing government programs; advocating and lobbying for federal-priority policies and public funding for programs and projects; and researching, analyzing and preparing recommendations on state and federal public-policy issues. Other duties involve building and maintaining relationships with key federal-agency officials, supporting the Washington board of trustees and participating in ballot-initiative campaigns for conservation funding.