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Careers at Forster


We’re always on the lookout for bright, curious change-makers with the skills, experience and commitment to help us create positive change.

Benefits of working at Forster? Find out more here. Interested in joining the team? Send us your CV and a cover letter to

Current openings:

 

3-month contract with potential to extend 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the award-winning Forster team and help our clients turn their social change ambition into reality.

An initial three-month contract to cover a sabbatical (mid to end of October 2019 to end of January 2020), you will need to hit the ground running and add instant value across a range of exciting communications programmes.

Non-negotiables:

  • Confident and experienced in running multi-channel communications programmes
  • Great client handling and attention to detail
  • Motivating team manager who is happy to be hands on – working at the core of the team, thinking big, diving in and taking responsibility to get things done
  • Enjoy media relations and know how to drive social media engagement
  • Agency experience and comfortable juggling
  • Believe in our purpose of using communications to protect and improve lives

Good to have:

  • Interest in new business development and active antennae
  • Experience in working with designers and content creators
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Sustainability and/or charity sector knowledge

Our offer to you:

  • Working in a leading values-driven business (so far this year we’ve won Edie Sustainability Consultancy of the Year 2019, a Better Society Award and two B Corp Best for the World awards)
  • Flexibility, fast-paced and fun
  • Award winning employee wellbeing
  • Focused pursuit of positive social and environmental change

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV to and tell us why you are the perfect fit.  We look forward to hearing from you.

6-month paid placement – £22.5kpa + benefits

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual looking to kick-start their career in PR and communications and drive social change.

Forster is an award-winning communications consultancy based in East London. A founding UK B Corp, we have declared a climate emergency as part of Business Declares and committed to publish carbon transparency reports. We work with businesses and charities like KPMG, Patagonia, NESTA Challenges, Royal Voluntary Service and RSPCA, helping them to turn their social change ambitions into reality.

Life at Forster is fast-paced, focused and fun. We combine smart strategy with creative ideas to protect and improve lives. Our client work varies, from developing global sustainability initiatives to changing attitudes and behaviour on issues such as the climate crisis, mental health and the circular economy. This role is for a bright person who shows initiative, is a natural team player and wants to wow clients and colleagues with inspired ideas.

We’re looking for

  • A curious, inquisitive character with a desire to generate positive social and environmental change
  • Somebody energetic with a genuine interest in what we do and is ready to work collaboratively as part of our passionate team
  • A sound understanding of the media and social media – and the power of communications
  • Interest in what makes a great story and how to tell it
  • Examples of how you have taken initiative and made things happen

What we offer

  • Working in a leading values-driven business (so far this year we’ve won Edie Sustainability Consultancy of the Year 2019, a Better Society Award and two B Corp Best for the World awards)
  • A line manager supporting your learning and development
  • Award-winning employee wellbeing
  • Early finish on Fridays, 25 days annual holiday (pro rata, excluding bank holidays) and an extra YOU day

To find out more or apply for this role, please contact or send your CV along with something (it could be a letter, but we’re communications agency so enjoy a range of media) to tell us about why you are the perfect fit for us.