Senior Director of Forest Campaigns

What We Need:

We are hiring an experienced senior director to lead our work on forests, with a significant focus on overseeing our campaigns to protect forests and land rights in Southeast Asia and South America. A major focus of our work is using creative campaigns to persuade the leading private sector companies connected to deforestation to change their practices. In addition, we work closely with governments, civil society, and indigenous communities in forest nations, conduct comprehensive remote sensing monitoring, develop practical solutions, and work with a range of different stakeholders.

We are looking for a creative, nimble and experienced Campaign Director who can lead large-scale international campaigns that include:

  • Developing long and short-term strategic plans;
  • Integrating investigations, communications, and field organizing into compelling campaigns;
  • Negotiating with CEOs and senior leadership in target companies;
  • Conducting advocacy with high-level policymakers and lawmakers for lasting reforms;
  • Working closely with civil society organizations in key countries;
  • Tracking campaign benchmarks;
  • Coordinating with campaign partners; and
  • Advising international philanthropies and donor governments.
  • Fundraising (primarily from large foundations)

Regional and subject-matter expertise are a requirement for this job.

Spanish, Portuguese, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, or French language proficiency will be particularly helpful.

This position is based in Washington, DC, and is being offered in partnership with Waxman Strategies, a mission-driven consulting firm that supports Mighty Earth’s work.  Significant international travel is part of the job.

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes a generous benefits package.

Application Deadline: To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to liviya@waxmanstrategies.com by Monday, April 30th at 5pm.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we strictly prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression and any other characteristic protected by law.