Communications Executive, Carbon Disclosure Project


Communications Executive, London

CDP is seeking a full time Communications Executive to work on its communications and public affairs efforts, based at its headquarters in London.

The right candidate will have a minimum of two years experience in PR, corporate communications or investor relations, with public affairs experience a bonus. Reporting to the Communications Director, the Communications Executive will also spend a day a week working with CDP’s Head of Government Relations on public affairs.

This is a unique opportunity to develop skills and experience across communications and public affairs in a dynamic and fast growing business facing charity. The successful candidate will be a self starter with strong interpersonal skills and have a strong track record in and passion for media relations, excellent copy writing skills and lots of ideas.

Main responsibilities

  • Helping maximise media coverage of news coming out of CDP and proactively generating new media opportunities
  • Developing content for articles, blogs and marketing collateral
  • Utilising social media tactics to maximise CDP’s internet presence and reach new audiences
  • Contributing to CDP website content
  • Coordinating CDP news globally with partners
  • Contributing to CDP event management
  • Finding new opportunities for speaking platforms, industry awards
  • Helping to deliver CDP’s public affairs strategy

The successful candidate will work 5 days per week and must be able to work legally in the UK.

Benefits: Competitive NGO salary, annual bonus, 24 days holiday, non contributory pension provision after 3 months employment.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their CV with a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role to Roy Wilson at  with ‘Communications Executive’ in subject line.

Deadline for submissions: 31 March 2011