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Editorial Lead

Ellen MacArthur Foundation


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join as the Editorial Lead at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and pioneer the advancement of the circular economy


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Cowes, Isle of Wight - Remote

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98% Remote- UK

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is at the forefront of advocating for a circular economy, collaborating with diverse stakeholders to implement scalable systems solutions worldwide. The Foundation's goal is to hasten the shift towards an economic model that benefits both people and the planet, making it an exciting and impactful place to work.

Role Summary

  • Lead the editorial team with drive and vision.
  • Shape and coordinate the Foundation's editorial strategy and narrative.
  • Promote thought leadership while adhering to editorial guidelines.
  • Work closely with different teams to maintain consistency across various geographies.

Role Requirements

  • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience in journalism, business, government, or NGO writing roles.
  • Proven leadership and management experience in dynamic, diverse settings.
  • Knowledge of the circular economy and related economic and policy issues is preferred.

Application Process Details

  • Submit a Cover Letter and CV.
  • Attend an initial Zoom meeting with the Talent team and Line manager.
  • Complete a work-related assignment.
  • Interview with the People Team, Team Lead, and prospective manager.

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is a leading organization that develops and promotes the idea of a circular economy. We work with, and inspire, business, academia, policymakers, and institutions to mobilise systems solutions at scale, globally. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. Our vision is a new economic system that delivers better outcomes for people and the environment.

As the Editorial Lead, you will be responsible for leading the editorial team, developing the editorial vision and strategy, and ensuring the Foundation retains its position as the thought leader in the circular economy. Your role includes coordinating the overarching editorial vision and EMF strategy, developing narrative and thought leadership, and ensuring cohesion and alignment with our editorial guidelines across different geographies.

Job requirements include a degree in a related field or experience in a writing-related role in journalism, business, government, or an NGO. Experience of leading and managing a team in a fast-moving and diverse environment is essential for this role. Knowledge and understanding of the circular economy and the wider economic and policy landscape would be beneficial.

The benefits of working with us include a generous holiday allowance, generous parental leave, enhanced pension options/private health scheme after 6 months, and a wellbeing programme. Our office is based in Cowes, Isle of Wight, but a remote UK location will be considered for this role.

To apply, please submit a Cover Letter and CV. The application process includes an initial zoom meeting with our Talent team and prospective Line manager, a work-related assignment, and an interview with our People Team, Team Lead and prospective manager.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from people from underrepresented backgrounds. If you need any further assistance, please contact us at [email removed - click apply for more details].


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