Director of Communications

Salary: Circa £70,000 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK. Current policy offers partial remote working within the UK.

We are seeking a Communications Director to bring expertise and leadership at this critical moment, providing operational management and strategic guidance to enable our skilled team to realise its full potential, and working with colleagues across the organisation to achieve our shared mission of protecting the natural world. You will have extensive relevant experience in strategic external communications, ideally within the conservation charity sector, and an excellent understanding of the full spectrum of external communications channels and approaches as well as experience of devising and delivering major communications campaigns.

With strong leadership skills, you will be an excellent people manager who is able to support your team members to deliver in their roles. You will also have outstanding interpersonal skills that will enable you to work effectively with colleagues across all levels of the organisation to ensure that communications objectives, priorities and ways of working are well understood, while fostering collaborative and effective relationships between the communications team and others. A good understanding of PR and of the trajectory of digital communications is essential, and you will understand how fundraising works within an international charity as well as how it interacts with communications.

In return, we offer the opportunity to work for a ground-breaking organisation at the forefront of global conservation, with generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance, life insurance and salary exchange schemes. Our offices are located in The David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from glorious historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and a host of cafés and restaurants.

Applications for this position closed on Sunday, 4 December 2022. View other job opportunities with FFI.