Are you passionate about communications and the environment? Are you looking for a role that uses your skills in strategic communications, media and content to make a difference?
We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Communications Manager to work on the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), with a particular focus on its Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign. This role sits in our communications team, based in CDP’s London headquarters.
Reporting to the Senior Communications Manager for the SBTi, the ideal candidate will be a results-oriented communications professional with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a global, cross-partner team.
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced communications professional looking to take their next step and join a dynamic and fast-growing charity, working on one of its flagship projects. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the global, cross-partner communications team of the SBTi, which is a collaboration between CDP, the UN Global Compact, WRI and WWF.
About the Science Based Targets initiative
The Science Based Targets initiative mobilizes companies to set science-based targets and boost their competitive advantage in the transition to the low-carbon economy. It is a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and one of the We Mean Business Coalition commitments. The initiative defines and promotes best practice in science-based target setting, offers resources and guidance to reduce barriers to adoption, and independently assesses and approves companies’ targets. www.sciencebasedtargets.org @sciencetargets
Key responsibilities include:
You will have the following skills and experience:
Desirable criteria (optional)
This is a full time role working remotely and reporting to the Senior Communications Manager, Science Based Targets initiative. With option of working from CDP’s London office when restrictions allow.
This is a fixed-term contract ending 31 March 2022 (with possibility for extension).
Salary and benefits: £35,000 - £44,000 per annum, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, Training and development, Flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.
Before you apply
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How to apply:
Please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected] with 'Communications Manager – SBTi' followed by your first name and surname in the subject. The deadline is 0900 GMT on Monday 18 January 2021.