The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.
We support over 280 partner organisations to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.
Context of the role
As Managing Director, you will be part of the Strategic Communications team and report to the Executive Director, Strategic Communications.
The ECF’s strategic communications team is the outreach unit of the foundation. Its role is to act as a centre of expertise for communication on climate change and to play an active role in helping create more political, media and public endorsement for action on climate change at an international, national and sectoral level.
Working as part of an international team of expert political communicators, the successful candidate will lead and develop the team, including delivering strategic insight and guidance, coordinating and managing a Management Team, and helping facilitate the strategic communication team’s ability to move nimbly, strategically and in line with organisational values.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior management professional with a solid understanding of strategic communications, a sincere interest in climate and energy issues and the ambition to make a difference and play an active role in helping speed up climate action.
As Managing Director, Strategic Communications you will be responsible for:
Experience and competencies
What we offer
Negotiable with frequent international travel. Co-location with colleagues depends on location.
How to apply
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