Art & Editorial Coordinator

Job description

Art & Editorial Coordinator

£39,696 to £46,140 per annum

Permanent  / Full-time (37.5h)

Based in London 

For the full job description and person specification, please see the applicant information pack.

Greenpeace is an international non-profit global campaigning organisation. Our independence and global reach enable us to stand for positive change through action in order to defend nature and promote peace. We investigate and expose global environmental problems, confront those in positions of power and present alternative solutions.

This is a rare opportunity to put your wide-ranging visual communication, copywriting and creative management skills to the best possible use - advancing the strategic impact of our campaigns and our organisational identity.

You’ll be responsible both for producing and for project managing the production of bold, creative and impactful visual and written communications. This will include scheduling work, developing briefs for campaigns, commissioning design and creative concepts, managing internal and external contributors, and making your own contribution to copywriting, editing and artworking.

This pivotal role also involves overseeing the planning and monitoring of budgets, obtaining estimates and managing expenditure for campaign materials, print production and design processes. Along the way you’ll be making a significant contribution to communications strategy and advising project teams on innovative communication solutions.


To secure this role you'll have:

  • A proven ability to manage creative agencies and work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to ensure the delivery and quality of communications materials.
  • A track record of briefing and managing external creative consultants, plus your own skills in creative/art direction, basic layout and design, picture editing and storyboarding.
  • A background in copywriting and editing for a range of audiences and to house style, as well as commissioning and managing external editorial consultants.
  • Experience in creative project management, creative production or publishing, with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, plus considerable resilience and focus.
  • A passion for Greenpeace’s mission and for environmental and social justice.

Please note if you get through to the interview stage you will be asked to present a portfolio to showcase the range of skills outlined in the person specification for this role.

You’ll get:

The opportunity to continue to develop both personally and professionally, taking advantage of the wide range of learning and development opportunities available to our staff. We offer great benefits such as a generous pension scheme, subsidised lunches, free yoga and a wealth of well-being resources, just to name a few. Take a look at our Work for Greenpeace pages to find out more about what it’s like to work for us and why you should apply.

Our commitment to diversity: We are committed to tackling systemic inequalities by being proactive in creating opportunities for people from under-represented groups. We particularly welcome applications from anyone who is from a BAME background along with applications from anyone who considers themselves to have a disability.

To Apply

For the full job description and person specification, and further information on how to apply, please download the applicant information pack. Please ensure to save this file to your computer for future reference. Once the job listing has closed you will no longer be able to access it online.

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If you have any questions, please email us at Please note that this email address is only for information. All applications have to be filled out on the website and cannot be submitted via email.

We ask that all applicants complete the online Monitoring Form along with their application. 

Greenpeace UK is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or any other category protected by law.

CLOSING DATE : 9am, 25 January 2021
INTERVIEWS: 3 & 4 February 2021