Friends of the Earth Scotland

Edinburgh with potential for hybrid working
£51,066 - £59,875 pa pro rata

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Friday, 27th May 2022   2 days left


Four or five days per week, £51,066 – £59,875 pro rata. 

Edinburgh, Head office 

Friends of the Earth Scotland is seeking a value-driven and collaborative Director to lead and guide our dynamic and creative organisation. This key role will lead and promote Friends of the Earth Scotland’s unique role in the urgent and critical context of the climate and ecological emergency. Working closely with the Senior Management team, together with the board and staff team, you will initially focus on the development of a refreshed organisational strategy.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about securing climate and social justice and committed to system change. You will be an excellent communicator, with sound political judgement, and the vision to galvanise the movement to achieve tangible impact for people and the environment. You will have a good understanding of the Scottish political context, social movements and how change happens, and a track record of securing change. You will bring significant experience in the third sector, in a senior or leadership role, and of financial management and governance. You will value and prioritise ongoing reflection and learning, both on a personal and organisational level. You will have a naturally collaborative leadership style and a strong track record of developing and implementing effective cross-organisation strategy.

This is an exciting opportunity to work at Scotland’s leading environmental campaigning group, working to help people in Scotland look after the planet for everyone’s future.

Closing date: 10am, Friday 27 May 2022

1st interview date: 13 June 2022

2nd interview date: 22 June 2022

Please see our website to view the full application information and to apply.

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