Director of Communications, Investment Forum on Climate Change

  • Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • Location: Central London
  • Consultant: Sue Wildman | 020 7588 8999
  • Reference: 926003
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Immediate opportunity for an experienced Director of Communications to develop and deliver the communications strategy for this membership organisation during a period of significant growth.

As an excellent writer, with a passion for climate change issues, you will be responsible for building brand identity and raising public profile through written content.

Reporting to the CEO and managing a small team, you will have experience of bringing people together and building strong internal and external relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and continually evaluate and improve communications strategy across all programmes and initiatives
  • Establish a framework of communications activity over short, medium and longer term
  • Ensure strong representation and correct positioning within all partnerships and build member engagement
  • Oversee production of high quality newsletters, briefings and publications
  • Ensure events programme supports wider communications efforts
  • Maintain oversight of media, digital and social media strategy
  • Produce written content and opinion pieces
  • Take overall responsibility for a team of 4, managing capacity and budget

Requirements:

  • Proven strategic communications experience, both internal and external, in either journalism / writing or within a membership or investor organisation
  • Communications/PR background with experience covering climate change, ESG, sustainability and corporate reputation, and of working internationally
  • Excellent command of the English language with close attention to detail
  • Adept at managing multiple and complex stakeholder relationships
  • A collaborative leader with experience of change management
  • Self-motivated, flexible and disciplined
  • Genuine interest in climate change and ESG
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Language skills (German and French) a plus

*Cover letter required

Posted date: 10 Jun 2020

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