Director of Engagement



Organisation
Friends of the Earth
Reference
VAC-57337
Sector
Community Development & Social Enterprise, Environment & Sustainability, Executive & Senior Mgt, Marketing & Communications
Location
Flexible
Salary Details
London based £69,752 to £74,252 per annum. Regional based £66,595 to £71,095 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
Fulltime
Closing Date
16/08/2021
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Director of Engagement To join our senior leadership team. Flexible on location we are seeking applicants from across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Job Description

This role will be based in our offices or at home but with some travel within England, Wales and Northern Ireland as required.

As a core member of the senior leadership team, you will play a strategic role in the overall leadership and management of Friends of the Earth.  This is a great opportunity to play a major role in shaping the development and future direction of a key environmental justice organisation in a decade when radical action on the climate and ecological crises must happen.

You will have the ability to tell an engaging story of climate justice and regenerating nature – highlighting, and building support for, the solutions that work for all not the few. You will be able to put the passion and work of communities at the heart of our story to reach a wider audience, inspire others and change politics. 

We are looking for an inspiring storyteller and empathetic leader who will cultivate a culture of learning, creativity and excellence. You will have a strong track record of delivering impactful audience engagement, ideally in a mission-led organisation.  

You will be an expert in brand positioning, audience engagement, framing issues and building a compelling narrative. You will also have experience of strategic thinking and planning and the ability to build collective commitment to a vision with a solid understanding of the wider external context of campaigning and supporter engagement.  

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Closing date:  16th August 2021

Company Description

Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.