Closing date: Wednesday, 25th May 2022
Based in London or Bath
Full-time / Permanent
Salary: £45,000 - £54,000 (according to skills and experience), including £3,700 London weighting
As the Global Communications Manager for the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), you will play a lead role in building EJF’s visibility and global brand and maximizing our impact on environmental security and the associated human rights. Working within an international team of campaigners, researchers, filmmakers and communication specialists in Europe, Africa and Asia, you will lead and coordinate our global communications work.
If you are an ambitious, talented professional with outstanding communications skills, superb people and project management skills and a passion for driving real change for environmental justice, then this is the role for you.
As Communications Manager you will be working with senior management and the international campaigns team. You will be a highly organised, creative and collaborative manager willing and able to refine and deliver an ambitious communications strategy that will help us to achieve our campaign goals and vision.
You will develop and implement the communications strategies for EJF’s global campaigns, building support across a range of targeted audiences. You will maximise the use and reach of EJF’s investigative films and campaign reports as well as build a broad supporter base on social media and elsewhere. You will manage a close-knit international communications team of seven based in the UK, Germany, Ghana and Liberia. You will also work closely with EJF’s graphic designer, film team and campaigners in offices across the EU, Africa and Asia.
You will have the intellectual rigour to understand the issues and present them in a compelling way, putting your excellent writing and storytelling skills and experience to great effect. Knowing how important it is to get the story right, you will have great attention to detail and factual accuracy. You have the creative flair to present EJF’s campaigns and investigations to the strongest effect and identify the best ways to engage, inspire and mobilise diverse target audiences.
Applications: Submit your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for this job to [email protected]. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing Date for Applications: 5pm 25th May 2022
Candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.
EJF is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity, fair and equal treatment within the workplace.
The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) works to Protect People and Planet.
We believe environmental security is a human right.
EJF investigates and campaigns to protect our natural world and the communities most dependent upon it. We work with and support grassroots environmental and human rights activists helping them to expose threats to the local environment and to secure sustainable futures. EJF’s investigations uncover evidence that is presented to the very highest levels of decision making, amongst government and industry policymakers and to opinion formers, international media and the wider public.
EJF is protecting our global ocean by ending illegal fishing and associated human rights abuses, protecting our global climate and climate refugees, and defending wildlife and wild places.
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