Woking, Surrey
circa £70,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Director of Corporate Communications


Living Planet Centre, Woking, Surrey

Are you a talented communications all-rounder who loves helping organisations to build their long-term reputations?

Do you have the ideas, energy and skills to help us tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges?With nature in free fall and climate change accelerating, WWF is working on solutions to these huge challenges and delivering projects that will restore and conserve our natural world.

We now need a Director of Corporate Communications to join our senior leadership team.  This role will help make our voice the loudest, most respected and reliable in order to save our world and provide a future where people and nature thrive.

As Director of Corporate Communications, you will help set the overall tone and style for communications as well as develop and set out our story to support the delivery of our organisational strategy.

You will lead editorial, internal and partnership communications and be responsible for delivering effective communications strategies to key audiences.

This will involve improving messaging for internal and external audiences and increasing creativity and innovation within editorial and internal comms driving transformation and engagement.

You will provide strategic communications advice for our key corporate partnerships and lead the partnership communications team. You will act up for the Executive Director of Communications when and where necessary too. For this senior level role, you must have a record of developing communications strategies for different audiences, supporting organisation programmes and managing reputational issues at the highest level.

You will have excellent written skills, a good understanding of content gathering, brand as well as digital engagement. Quick to spot an opportunity, you will have a history of producing and implementing bold ideas and be used to exploiting insight to shape communications for specific audiences.

As a strategic thinker, you will excel at developing and motivating high performing teams too. Critically you will possess well developed interpersonal skills and a passion for our mission.

If you have the experience in corporate communications and the skills to do this job we would love to hear from you. Please click on the link and apply via our website. Complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV and complete the Supporting Statement highlighting what makes you a good fit for us.

Every role at WWF is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone regardless of; sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well you.  Here at WWF we’re committed to conscious inclusion that helps cultivate an ethos of belonging, connection and shared purpose.  We believe that the more diverse we are the better we become; this brings us together and empowers us to develop, engage and inspire; and critically to help build a future where people can live in harmony with nature.

Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their ‘full self’ to work.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.                                                                              

Posted on: 27 March 2021
Closed date: 18 April 2021
Tags: Communications, PR, Senior Management