This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Director

  • Full time or Part time
  • £58,460 – £68,545
  • Hybrid: Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th June 2024

  • Advertised from 27th May 2024
  • 4-5 days per week. We’re open to flexible working options. This post will require some work out of office hours, including weekends on occasion. Permanent
  • You will receive 28 days annual leave plus 11 days statutory holidays pro rata. Friends of the Earth Scotland operates a Company Pension Plan with NEST. The pension benefits exceed the statutory minimum.


Friends of the Earth Scotland is seeking a compassionate and collaborative Director who is able to lead and guide our dynamic organisation and facilitate our team’s creative and powerful contributions. This key position will lead and promote Friends of the Earth Scotland’s unique role in the urgent and critical context of the climate and ecological emergency.

Working closely with the Senior Management Team, together with the Board and staff team, you will first work to deliver our 2024-26 organisational strategy, ensuring that the two aims and priorities of this strategy are coordinated and mutually supportive while continuing to build on the organisation’s new ways of working.

The role is based in Edinburgh with hybrid working arrangements. You will be expected to travel within the UK and internationally on occasions.

Responsible for: Senior Management Team and organisation

If you’re excited about working for us and have most of the skills and experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

Application notes

How to apply:Please send a CV and a cover letter (no more than 4 pages long) highlighting why you are interested in applying and how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the person specification.

If you would like an informal discussion before applying, please contact Florence Garabedian

Closing date: 16th of June 2024 at 5pm

Selection dates:1st stage interview: 4th or 12th of July 2024

2nd stage interview: 26th of July 2024