Engagement Coordinator

Reports to: Senior Engagement Manager

London based with some national travel required

Full time, 6 months fixed term (35 hours per week)

£25,372 per Annum

Deadline: Monday 17th October 2022

The Role

Trees for Cities delivers a range of activities and events that engage local communities with tree planting and greening initiatives with the aim of inspiring a new generation to plant, protect and promote urban trees, in parks and open spaces, streets, schools and community spaces.

The Engagement Coordinator will lead outreach and volunteer activities in Greater London. They will managing school and community tree planting and educational workshops, tree planting events and other activities. The Engagement Coordinator will be supported by their team to deliver multiple, overlapping projects in diverse communities.

The role supports the delivery of our new Trees for Schools programme which involves planting trees with pupils and supporting teaching staff to embed outdoor learning through trees into the school curriculum.

This is a 6 month role to support our programmes throughout planting season, it requires a mixture of office based and outdoor work at locations across Greater London and the UK. It requires some national travel, overnight stays and weekend work.


Urban trees for all, by all.

Trees for Cities is the only UK charity working at a national and international scale to improve lives by planting trees in cities. We are a rapidly growing and developing organisation that suits ambitious, dedicated, and passionate staff.

As an equal opportunities employer, Trees for Cities is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Trees for Cities.

how to apply

Click here to view the full job description. Download and complete the application form and submit it by email to jobs@treesforcities.org with the subject heading ‘Engagement Coordinator'.

The closing date to apply is Monday 17th October.

We are inviting applications on a rolling basis and urge candidates to apply at their earliest convenience. We reserve the right to close the appointment if a candidate is appointed.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted within a week of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within this period, then you should assume that, unfortunately, on this occasion, you have been unsuccessful.