We recruit on behalf of not-for-profit organisations who seek to drive change and innovation around major environmental and societal issues. This includes NGOs, membership bodies and multi-stakeholder-initiatives (MSIs).
Sourcing leaders for non-profits
Our global network of senior executives operating at or near board level includes well-known leaders from the private, public and third sectors. We look for people who are passionate about sustainability, and realise the benefits of purposeful leadership.
Driving system change through collaboration
Acre recruits on behalf of a number of multi-stakeholder-initiatives (MSIs) and membership organisations who drive global change through convening companies around critical issues. We have hired the leaders for the world's most significant MSIs and supported with subsequent team builds. We are supported by Acre Frameworks, our in-house learning and development solution.
Recruiting commercial experience for
Our network includes individuals with successful track records for non-profit organisations but also commercial talent from corporates and consultancies who are passionate to utlise their expertise in a different setting. We recruit on both a permanent and contract / interim basis.
Managing Director - Europe
Harco LeertouwerRead more
Director - Sustainable Business
Marie ClohertyRead more
Head of Sustainable FMCG Recruitment
Greg BrittianRead more
Head of Responsible Investment & Energy - Americas
Sofia BenmouffokRead more
Head of Sustainability & Corporate Affairs - Americas
Catherine HarrisRead more
Samantha Calvey was extremely helpful throughout the entire process, contacting me regularly to update me on progress and helping me to think through my approach to the recruitment process. This was particularly useful for me as I have been in my current role for 17 years, so was somewhat out of practice!
Acre have been conducting a series of interviews to learn more about how our clients have found the virtual recruitment process during the current climate. We spoke with Francis Sullivan, Board Member for ResponsibleSteel, who has been part of the process to recruit their new CEO. To watch the full interview, please read more.
First-class recruitment service!
Friendly professional service with regular communications on how the application progresses. I would recommend Acre to any client and candidate.
Find Your Next Challenge
Acre operate globally from our offices in London, New York and Amsterdam, to fill a comprehensive range of jobs across Sustainability, Corporate Affairs, ESG, Impact Investing, Health and Safety, Environment and Energy. We work to fill senior, influential positions, as well as a range of high impact mid-level roles.
Accursed Mountains Fundraising Climb
The Acre Foundation is Acre's charitable arm, with a focus on making an impact on people, communities and the environment. In October 2019, 12 Acre employees travelled to Kosovo, Albania and Montenegro, to trek The Accursed Mountain range to raise money for Ocean Generation (formerly, Plastic Oceans UK). This video captures the team throughout their 4-day journey.
The Social Board
For many company boards, tackling the unmet needs of society is an aspiration that can be delegated to Corporate Social Responsibility teams. They see government as primarily responsible for addressing challenges such as climate change and mental illness, leaving boards to focus on shareholder value. This paper argues otherwise; the relationship between business and society has reached a point where the voice of society needs to be introduced explicitly as a stakeholder in the boardroom.
Not-For-Profit Recruitment | Service Overview
Making an Impact:
Acre works with a range of non-profit organisations to help drive programmes around sustainability related initiatives. This includes charities, foundations, membership bodies and multi-stakeholder-initiatives (MSIs).
The non-profits that we work with tackle a range of challenges including:
Circular economy including ocean plastics
Human rights including worker safety and gender empowerment
Habitat protection and enrichment
Energy and climate change
We work on a range of positions, including executive level roles (CEO’s, Executive Directors, Operations Directors and other C-level roles), other commercial positions, and roles which require domain knowledge of the issue being addressed. Where we are engaged to source commercial professionals, we can utilise Acre’s Framework’s competency assessment tool to add extra insight to the interview process.
Acre has undertaken extensive executive search work with multi-stakeholder-initiatives, which are formed to facilitate collaboration by a number of different companies looking to address a common challenge. We have undertaken extensive work with non-profits in a range of countries including Europe, North America, the sub-continent (including Bangladesh) and beyond.
We work on permanent recruitment assignments as well as contract and interim assignments. We can also support our clients with consultancy assignments via the Acre Bench, a group of best-in-class sustainability interim consultants and freelancers.
Get in touch today to discuss our Non-For-Profit recruitment services.
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