Job vacancy

Senior Communications Advisor - Fossil Fuels

London - hybrid working with 2 days a week in the office
Salary range:
Fixed term
March 11, 2024

Global Witness is growing…and we’re looking for a Senior Communications Advisor - Fossil Fuels 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.


Valued Recruitment is working exclusively with Global Witness to recruit for this role. To apply, we welcome your CV (max 2 sides) and your responses to the shortlisting questions below. Please send this to [email protected]. The closing date for this role is 9am on 11 March 2024.

Valued are an ethical recruitment company, intent on hiring inclusively and transparently.

Shortlisting Questions (max 250 words per question)

1)      Outline a successful communications strategy that you devised and executed. 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 drive the team’s narrative that the fossil fuel industry is delaying the energy transition, causing climate chaos, conflict, and human rights abuses while making millions poorer?

3)      What key skills/attributes can you bring to this role?


Please note that virtual interviews will take place on 11 & 12 March but if anything changes we will let you know. You will receive the interview questions 1 week ahead of the interview via email to enable you to prepare.

Accessibility is incredibly important to us here at Valued Recruitment and at Global Witness. If you would like any accessibility amendments or support throughout the application and interview stage, please don’t hesitate to let us know. No question or request is too big or too small. We want this process to be comfortable and enjoyable and a chance for you to bring your best self to the process.

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.