Account Director: Nature

Greenhouse is looking for an experienced and ambitious Account Director to join our fast-growing Advocacy team, to design, implement and manage communication strategies for clients that work in the nature space.

Reporting to the Head of Nature, you will lead and support a portfolio of clients to deliver integrated communications campaigns related to zero deforestation, nature technologies, nature-based solutions, nature finance and political advocacy.

The Advocacy team works at the unique intersection of finance, nature, youth and policy.  We help build movements, mobilise governments and, accelerate investment and action on the ground.

The Account Director will be responsible for developing and delivering creative communications strategies, impactful multi-disciplinary campaigns, managing high performing teams and supporting business growth.

Clients could include NGOs such as The Nature Conservancy and Global Canopy, advocacy coalitions such as Business for Nature and Nature4Climate or nature-based science and technology companies such as UNDO.

The Account Director will be strategic, ambitious and commercial, with a passion for turning complex ideas into engaging campaigns and commitment to achieving positive impact. You will understand nature-related issues, have multi-disciplinary expertise, and experience leading clients and teams.

Greenhouse is an award-winning agency with a mission to power positive social and environmental change. We’re not like other agencies – our purpose is to have a positive impact on the world.   

We are looking for someone who is passionate about our issues and making a positive difference, who wants to work in a supportive, mission-driven team where wellbeing is paramount.

Skills and experience

  • Ability to devise and execute creative strategies and integrated campaigns.
  • Multi-disciplinary communications expertise (minimum: media, digital, social).
  • Ability to lead clients, managing relationships, accounts and teams.
  • Experience working for companies, governments and/or NGOs focused on environmental issues.
  • Project management of multiple accounts in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Ability to lead, coach and build capabilities of team members.
  • Financial management of client accounts.
  • Ability to support new business pitches.
  • Understanding of the nature space – trends, policy, regulatory frameworks and technology.
  • Experience working with US media would be desired but not essential.

Person specification

  • Passion for making a difference on climate change and the world around us.
  • Focus on achieving “real world” impact for clients.
  • Energetic, committed and collaborative.
  • Confident to lead, inspire and support people and action.
  • Open to new ideas, views and perspectives.
  • Ability to give and receive frank and fair feedback.

About Greenhouse

  • Greenhouse is an award-winning agency of 55+ consultants based in London and Bristol.
  • We work on global advocacy campaigns and cutting-edge technologies in energy, transport, nature, climate finance and youth activism.
  • We have 90+ clients including Carbon Tracker, FILE Foundation, Google, Nature4Climate and the Green Finance Initiative.
  • We are a vibrant, independent and fast-growing communications agency and have tripled in size since 2019.
  • We are a B Corp, committed to ensuring that our business is a force for good: We give 1% of our profits to charity and equivalent of 10% pro bono on the issues that matter. 

Salary and benefits

  • £45,000 – £60,000 depending on location (Bristol or London) and experience.
  • Flexible working: core hours 10am-4pm with 2-3 days per week expected in the office.
  • 25 days holiday (plus your birthday and days between Christmas and New Year).
  • Additional paid holiday for Slow Travel (traveling via means other than flight).
  • Bupa private healthcare and cashplan (savings on everyday healthcare expenses).
  • Ethical pension scheme with Aviva.
  • £100 personal budget per year for creative development.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Benefit in kind EV car club.
  • Office perks including weekly yoga classes, breakfast, and organic fruit.

How to apply

Please get in touch with your CV and a cover letter telling us about why you are interested and what you would bring to the role to  

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