Global Witness is looking for an experienced leader to job share with the Campaign Strategy Lead in our Forests Advocacy team.
Global Witness wants to protect the planet’s vital and finite resources. In this climate emergency, our ambition and momentum have grown. We want to address the underlying causes of the world’s natural resource exploitation. We want to hold companies and governments to account for their disregard of environmental destruction and human rights abuses they cause.
About the role
Alongside your job share partner you will lead our advocacy work to protect the world’s climate-critical forests by pushing for significant legislative changes and by putting political pressure on those who contribute to environmental destruction.
You excel at creating and leading successful global campaigns and bring your knowledge of deforestation and environmental risk, finance regulation and supply chains.
You will use your leadership and management expertise to lead a collaborative and international team and to make a positive contribution to the broader organisation to support Global Witness’ values and purpose.
Flexible, co-operative and a keen communicator, you thrive in a participatory environment.
Working for us
Global Witness has a talented and committed team of people worldwide with offices in Beijing, Brussels, London, and Washington DC.
We aim to be a diverse and inclusive place to work, valuing new perspectives and original ideas. We do our best to make our jobs accessible to all regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or identity.
We offer an excellent benefits package including a competitive salary and 25 days holiday (this will be pro-rated for this role and excl. Bank holidays), pension, private medical insurance and flexible working arrangements.
This role is based in Bethnal Green, London and therefore, to be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. There is the possibility of the role being based in our US, Washington, D.C. office. Due to COVID, we are working remotely, and everyone can do so until the end of 2021.
Please send in your CV (max 2 sides) and a one page cover letter clearly outlining how you meet the Person Specification to [email protected] by 13 June 2021 midnight BST.
Please use the following in the subject heading of the email: Campaign Strategy Lead Job-share, and please use the following file name protocol for your CV and cover letter: First Name_Last Name_CV/Cover letter.
Interviews will be held on week commencing 21 June 2021.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make any reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend any interview please let us know.
This period is an extraordinary time. but we are committed to making this as easy as possible for candidates. Interviews may take place virtually and someone from the Global Witness interview panel will contact shortlisted candidates prior to the interview to introduce themselves.