UK Programme Manager

Reporting to: Development Director / Deputy Chief Executive
Location: Kennington, London, UK
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Closing date to apply: 9am on Wednesday 29 May 2019

Who we are

Trees for Cities is an independent charity that engages local people to plant and protect trees in towns and cities worldwide. We are the only charity working internationally to improve lives by planting urban trees. We cultivate lasting change in urban neighbourhoods; revitalising forgotten spaces, creating healthier environments and getting people excited about growing and eating healthy food. 

Trees for Cities is the first UK environmental organisation to have been awarded social value certification. 

Who we're looking for

We seek a highly-motivated, confident individual to join our Development Team. Reporting to the Development Director / Deputy Chief Executive, you will be responsible for developing and managing an ambitious urban forest programme, driving growth into new towns and cities across the UK and forming new stakeholder partnerships to meet our strategic aims. 

This is a permanent role for a highly driven, solution-focused, well-connected individual to build upon our strong track record of planting urban trees. It is an opportunity for someone to work closely with senior management to develop new projects and partnerships and to grow the UK programme. 

We seek someone with proven experience in forging new partnerships, grant fundraising, and managing environmental projects, a passion for urban trees and healthy cities, together with strong organisational, inter-personal and communication skills. 

This is a full-time position based in Kennington, London SE11.

How to apply

Click here to view full job description. Download and complete the application form and submit by email to with the subject heading ‘UK Programme Manager’, by 9am on Wednesday 29 May 2019.

Interviews: week commencing 3 or 10 June 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.