Communications Officer

Closing date: 08 April 2024, 09:00 GMT

Location: Oxford, with flexible home working

Salary: £30,000 - £32,000

Vacancy type: Permanent

Global Canopy is a data-driven not for profit that targets the market forces destroying nature. We do this by improving transparency and accountability. We provide innovative open-access data, clear metrics, and actionable insights to leading companies, financial institutions, governments and campaigning organisations worldwide. 

About the role

We are looking for a proactive and organised individual to join our dynamic communications team, delivering an ambitious strategy for our Corporate Performance programme and raising the profile of biodiversity within the wider climate crisis. We are experts in our field and this role is an opportunity for someone seeking to put their communications skills to use to grow our profile and engage the Global Canopy audience.


To be successful in this role,  these are the things that will matter the most: 

  • Excellent writing skills – adept at translating technical information into engaging and accurate content that resonates with the target audience 
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • Analytical, with strong attention to detail and an innate ability to ‘join the dots’

Essential behavioural competencies: 

  • Positive, proactive and able to take initiative
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, eager to learn and adaptable to change

At Global Canopy, we value diversity and inclusion. You can read our diversity statement on our website. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and are committed to having a team with a diverse set of skills, experiences and abilities. We are committed to reducing systemic barriers in our recruitment processes. 

Global Canopy works on issues of tropical deforestation. We are particularly interested in strengthening our team to include those with a background from forest regions such as Latin America and South East Asia. We welcome applications from people from these regions.

Global Canopy is an inclusive employer and accommodations will be made to allow anyone who requires additional support to apply for this role. Please get in touch with us if you require any additional support.