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Job Vacancy: Chief Troublemaker With A Cause! Aka Campaign Director
Organization: Canopy
Position Location: flexible / worldwide

FTE: Full-time

Closing Date for Applications: Ongoing until filled

Canopy is growing and we’re looking for a Campaign Director to bring creativity, passion and strong strategic leadership to our innovative and transformative campaigns to safeguard forests and species. You will work closely with Canopy’s Executive Director and Leadership Team to ensure Canopy meets our bold vision for our world’s forests! If you are a powerful leader with a great sense of humour, passion for our forests and is a strategic mastermind – then you may well be our perfect new team member! You’ll lead and support our talented campaign team and spend time working with some of the world’s most influential corporate executives to leverage on the ground conservation and transform unsustainable supply chains.

About Canopy:

“There are few environmental organizations that can match Canopy in its unflinching commitment to saving the world’s forests and the many species that depend on them, while having the pragmatic acumen necessary to help companies do better by those forests” – Margaret Atwood

Canopy is a not for profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting forests, species and climate. Canopy collaborates with more than 800 companies to develop innovative solutions, make their supply chains more sustainable and help protect our world’s remaining ancient and endangered forests. Canopy’s partners include Sprint, EILEEN FISHER, TC Transcontinental, Penguin Random House, The Globe and Mail, Scholastic and Lonely Planet. Canopy’s work relies on the support of individual donors who share our passion for the planet.

Canopy is a nimble, bold, fast-paced, results driven and audacious forest conservation organization with a strong track record of success. We like results. We don’t mind working hard to get them. We like having fun and being creative. We’re intent on producing results that are at a scale that is proportional to the environmental problems we ‘re grappling with.

Best known for greening the Harry Potter series internationally, Canopy is dedicated to protecting the world’s forests, species and climate by harnessing the power of some of the world’s largest corporate consumers of forest products.

Our Top 4:

  1. Greening the Harry Potter book series and with it revolutionizing the way books are published.
  2. CanopyStyle – Canopy’s work with fashion brands to eliminate endangered forests from rayon clothing is the hottest thing on the runway this season!
  3. Conserving millions of acres of forest along side environmental allies and traditional communities - including the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements where Canopy helped secure 85% of this 15 million acre rainforest as protected or off-limits to logging
  4. We are kick-starting the commercial production of straw papers to revolutionize how paper and packaging is produced and its impacts on forests

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Fawzia she loves to be campaigned! ;) For a complete job description please contact Fawzia at 604 329 5678 or email fawzia@canopyplanet.org

How To Apply in 3 easy steps:

  1. Tell us in no more than 4 sentences why dark chocolate is your most important strategic weapon
  2. Include a Cover Letter and CV
  3. Email your application to fawzia@canopyplanet.org , Fawzia Ahmad, Operations & Engagement Director and mark the subject line: Chief Troublemaker With A Cause

Canopy embraces equity and diversity and is committed to a workplace that is enriched by the people, needs and desires of Canada’s diverse community. We thank all applicants however we will only be contacting candidates successful in securing an interview.

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GoodWork ID: 42760       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Oct 13 2017