Social Media Officer

Closing date: 08 April 2024, 09:00 GMT

Location: Oxford, with flexible home working

Salary: £31,000 per annum

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 motivated and ambitious individual to join our dynamic communications team at an organisation committed to tackling the market forces destroying nature. We are experts in our field and this role is an opportunity for someone seeking to put their social media and digital 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: 

  • Communication skills – have outstanding written and verbal communication skills with an ability to find toplines and create compelling and concise content and posts
  • Creativity – a dedication to finding new and innovative ways to tell the story of our our data, tools and platforms
  • Organisation – an ability to work across programmes, prioritise and manage multiple requests from different programmes

Essential behavioural competencies: 

  • Positive and proactive
  • Collaborative – enjoy working with and supporting others 
  • Be bold and someone who is not afraid to share ideas – confident in providing/receiving constructive feedback
  • Good eye for design and detail 
  • A willingness to engage with data and technical content

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.