Global Director of Development at ClientEarth

Global Director of Development – ClientEarth

Location: Berlin, Brussels or London

ClientEarth is Europe’s leading public interest environmental law organisation with 70 qualified lawyers and more than 100 staff, working from our headquarters in London and offices in Brussels, Warsaw, New York City and soon in Berlin. Bringing together law, science and policy, we use the law to find innovative solutions to some of society’s most pressing environmental challenges, and have had significant successes including several landmark court victories. In 2017 we were rated the UK’s most effective environment charity and also voted Charity of the Year.

Highly Competitive Package

We have been growing at 30 percent annually the last five years supported by a strong fundraising culture across the organisation, an active Development Board and strong relationships with leading Trusts and Foundations. Our projected income this year is £9million, and our ambitious expansion and associated income generation plans will see ClientEarth continuing to expand internationally.

As a key member of the senior leadership team, the Global Director of Development will have a significant strategic role in driving our impact and growth, leading our ambitious income generation work across global programmes and other activities.

We are looking for candidates with a highly successful track record of income generation, with in-depth experience of European and international institutional fundraising, trusts and foundations or major donors. You will thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment, and can initiate, build and steward high level, multi-million donor relationships. A strategic operator, you are an accomplished and enabling leader who will get the most out of a talented and motivated team as well as senior leadership colleagues and trustees. You are not afraid of taking risks and have successfully worked in a global context and you share our passion for protecting the environment.

To learn more about this unique opportunity and how to apply, please download the appointment brief below.

To apply, please go to

You can also contact our retained consultants at Prospectus, Borge Andreassen and Eva Farina, on telephone +44 (0)207 691 1920 or e-mail and for a confidential conversation about the opportunity.

Closing date: November 5
Preliminary interviews: November 13-17
ClientEarth interviews: November 27
ClientEarth final interviews: December 1

Read more and apply here.

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