Director of Digital

Location : Living Planet Centre Woking
Closing Date : 06/12/2018
Salary : Circa £70,000 plus excellent benefits
Employment Type : Permanent

Director of Digital – The Role

This is a unique opportunity to take responsibility for our overall digital strategy and galvanise the whole organisation to make a real difference in restoring nature to its glorious best. We want you to make our voice the loudest, most respected and reliable in the industry.

We have already developed our digital capability, leading to many success stories. Now the focus is on transforming the way we use, embrace and embed digital to have the biggest impact. We need you to bring a new vision on how to grasp the public’s attention so they too join the fight.

As Director of Digital you will be a senior member of the leadership team and responsible for leading on the development of a digital strategy and delivery plan for the whole organisation. You will also motivate and inspire others to execute it. You will be pivotal to ensuring we put digital at the heart of everything we do. This will include the digital transformation of the supporter experience as well as supporting the implementation and ongoing digital development of our brand strategy.

Director of Digital – Requirement

You must be an exceptional leader with the proven ability to set a strong and ambitious direction as well as articulate a persuasive future vision at all levels of an organisation. Digitally skilled you must be capable of effectively engaging a wide variety of audiences to define the best approach to digital design to achieve strategic goals.

You will have a record of delivering significant digital transformation to business technologies and processes. This must have resulted in commercial growth, increased customers, cost savings and service improvements. You will also have knowledge of current project management practices, open source and digital services. You will have a good understanding of web, analytics, mobile, search, CRM, digital marketing and content too.

In addition you will be effective at networking and developing strong working relationships. You will also demonstrate excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills.

Who are we?

WWF believes in a future where people and nature thrive.

Best known as the world’s leading conservation body, we’ve seen first-hand how wildlife, the environment and human activity are all interlinked.

That’s why our passion for safeguarding the natural world has to be backed up by other environmental action – tackling the global threat of climate change (through our big global campaigns like Earth Hour) and helping people to change the way they live to ease pressure on natural resources.

WWF is at the heart of global activities in all these areas. We have teams of highly skilled professionals working with governments, businesses and communities here in the UK and around the world.

Director of Digital – How To Apply

If you have the skills to help build a movement in defence of nature please visit our website via the link and complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this role and why you believe you are suited for the role.

At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.