Company Board Director

Climate Emergency UK


Volunteer • Part Time

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

Closing date: Thursday, 20th June 2024  

We are looking for a new Company Board Director to help guide Climate Emergency UK over the course of the next 2 years.

Climate Emergency UK is at a exciting time, since starting just over 4 years ago we have have successfully launched the first ever complete UK assessment of coucil climate action, with the Council Climate Action Scorecards, and are preparing for the second edition. We are now delivering our first 3 year strategy, with focusses on how we can advocate at a national level for further and faster council climate action, sustain ourselves as an organisation and keep up our crucial local work with councils and residents via the Scorecards, training and other projects. 

As a young organisation, we need support from our Board to further the sustainability of the organisation. 

We are particularly looking for Directors with either/or any of the following experience:

  • Experience of local government, either as a councillor, officer or other
  • HR experience within a new and small organisation, in particular in relation to creating HR policies and practices
  • Landing national media coverage for projects and campaigns and previous work with national and regional news outlets
  • Financial management of a small organisation, preferably a CIC, including book-keeping

We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates or other marginalised groups.

To apply, please send us your CV and an Expression of Interest Letter (no more than one side of A4) to our email (click on how to apply for our email address).

Applications close 20th June 2024.

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