Closing in 5 days
Starting from £65,000 per annum (FTE)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job title: Executive Director
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Starting from £65,000 per annum (FTE)
Location: Home-based (UK)
Benefits: 32 days paid annual leave including public holidays per annum (FTE), flexible working and TreeSisters operates a discretionary wellness scheme which currently offers six wellness days (FTE) pro-rata per annum.  

About the Role

At TreeSisters, we envision a world where it is normal for everyone to protect and restore themselves and their world.  Our mission is to inspire everyone to rebalance with nature and lead global action to increase reforestation.

As Executive Director (ED) you will be responsible for the daily operation of a talented remote team. You will implement the organisation’s strategic vision, ensure financial viability and steer a global network in a social movement of restoration. 

Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, you will possess strong communication and presentation skills and have a good understanding of the not-for-profit sector. You will be able to inspire, motivate, engage and manage the complexities of a diverse community of stakeholders, internally and externally.

You will represent the ethos of a restorative leader at TreeSisters and ensure the charity is a thought leader and achieving its charitable objectives.

Core accountabilities of the role

  • Governance. Work with the Board to fulfil the vision, mission and strategic objectives, including representing the organisation on the US Board; a separate legal entity.
  • Financial Viability. Work alongside our Head of Finance and Board to ensure the financial health and compliance of the charity.  Maintain sustainable financial health and compliance of the charity with transparency, integrity and ethics.
  • Strategic Direction. Effectively implement the Strategic Plan, ensuring alignment across all Departments and reporting back to the Board.
  • People and Culture. Lead staff in aligning the social and behavioural change work with the TreeSisters' values.
  • Stakeholder Engagement.  Inspire and effectively advance the practice of social and behavioural change work across a complex and diverse network of Stakeholders


For more information and the full job description, please see our website. To apply for this position, please complete our employment application form on the above page. Please note the closing date for applications is 9 am (BST) on Thursday 18th August.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
TreeSisters is committed to a long-term, ongoing, organisation-wide journey of dismantling systemic racism and making our team and network as inclusive as possible. At TreeSisters, we want to encourage everyone to become restorers of the planet. We accept and welcome all whatever their culture, nationality, religious persuasion, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, gender, race or age. We aim to be an inclusive organisation allowing people to be themselves.

Who Are We?

TreeSisters is a UK registered social change and reforestation charity that places restoration into everyone’s hands. Our mission  is to inspire everyone to rebalance with nature and lead global action to increase reforestation. 

We bring communities together and put solutions in their hands. By ethically funding the planting of over 26 million trees in places like Brazil, Borneo, Kenya, India, Madagascar and West Papua, we provide a measurable way to restore life and mitigate climate change. 

Our mantra is to make restoration the new normal. We actively encourage the cultural and behavioural shift required to move from a consumer to a restorative culture. With a focus on gender parity, we seek to empower women globally and champion the feminine within all of us toward personal and collective action on behalf of the earth. With our relentless desire for integrity, ethical, environmental action, decolonisation, and deeply listen to Original Peoples, TreeSisters is looking to change the world. We want to inspire and encourage the feminine in everyone and allow people to fully and generously express their unique gifts on behalf of themselves, each other and the forests we love and need.


Application resources
Refreshed on: 03 August 2022
Closing date: 18 August 2022 at 09:00
Tags: Senior Management

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