Job vacancy

Communications Advisor - Land & Environmental Defenders & Forests

London - hybrid working with 2 days a week in the office
Salary range:
Fixed term
Feb. 27, 2024

Global Witness is growing…and we’re looking for a Communications Advisor - Land & Environmental Defenders & Forests to help us shift the balance of power from polluters profiting most from the climate emergency to the people most adversely affected.  

This role is a 20-month fixed term contract.


Please send in your CV (max 2 sides) and your responses to the shortlisting questions below to [email protected] by 9am on 27 February 2024.

Shortlisting Questions (max 250 words per question)

1)   Outline a successful communications plan that you’ve played a role in executing. Please include your methods, the role you played, and any outcomes or impact.

2)   What kinds of stories should Global Witness seek to tell to uplift the role that defenders play protecting their land - and our climate - against destructive business practices?

3)   What skills and experiences would you bring to this role?

To help us track your application please use the following in the subject heading of the email: Communications Advisor - LED & Forests and please use the following file name protocol for your CV: ‘First Name_Last Name_CV’.


Virtual and in person interviews will be held on 12 & 13 March.  You will receive the interview questions 1 week ahead of the interview via email to enable you to prepare.

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.

Equality and Diversity

We would appreciate your participation in completing our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.

Global Witness wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and candidates in encouraging equality and diversity. 


We need your help and co-operation to enable us to do this, but filling in this form is voluntary. The information provided will be kept confidential and will only be used for monitoring purposes.