The We Mean Business coalition is looking for a communications manager to join the our thriving team for 3-4 days per week. The candidate’s primary focus will be delivering the We Mean Business coalition’s communications strategy in the US.
The successful candidate will have strong existing media relationships in the US, primarily at the national level with some international relationships advantageous. They will think creatively and be well-versed in the opportunities that both digital and the shifting traditional media landscape open up to communicators. With a knack for sharp copy writing and a strategic approach, they will be skilled at building powerful messaging with a clear focus on target audiences.
The Development Director will lead on the fundraising efforts for We Mean Business. They will report to the Managing Director and work closely with the CEO and other members of the management team at We Mean Business as well as with the CEOs and development staff of the coalition partners to coordinate funding efforts. This role is critical to the long-term success of We Mean Business.
Head of Corporate Engagement
The Head of Corporate Engagement at We Mean Business is responsible for designing, executing, and measuring impact of the coalition’s corporate engagement work. This leadership position within the coalition has many strong touchpoints with coalition members. It is a high impact role which requires strength in creative campaigning, persistence in execution and ability to convene and work with the NGO and corporate sectors.
The Head of Corporate Engagement will lead the Commit to Action Campaign, that in three years has mobilized over 500 major, publicly-traded companies around the world to commit to specific actions on climate leadership. The focus of the Campaign is now to achieve a tipping point in the number of high-impact, high-emitting companies committing to action, with the goal of generating a fundamental shift in overall corporate behavior by 2020.
The Commit to Action team is currently embedded within CDP, one of the core partners of We Mean Business. This role works in close partnership with CDP as well as all of the other WMB partners. In addition, the Head of Corporate Engagement works closely with the Managing Director, Head of Communications and Head of Policy.
This position reports directly to the CEO and will require management of supporting team members.
The Policy Director at We Mean Business is a key leadership role within the WMB Secretariat and is on the senior management team along with the CEO, Managing Director, Communications Director and Corporate Engagement Director. The role reports to the CEO.