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We’re incredibly excited to announce that, for the first time, there are a number of paid opportunities to work with Architects Climate Action Network!  

We are looking for several people to help develop our campaigning strategy, coordinate international outreach, fundraise and carry out administrative tasks. These are all part-time, temporary contracts, intended to help ACAN take its next steps over the coming months. They would all be suitable for freelance workers or secondment from practice. We welcome applications and expressions of interest from all walks of life, whether or not you have been involved in ACAN previously. Please see further info on each of the roles below.

This is all made possible with the generous support of the Laudes Foundation, who have given us a small grant for organisational and strategic development. Thank you to the whole team at Laudes Foundation for your support.

Administrative Support - £25 - 38 per hour. 10 months fixed term. c. 1 day per week  from Jan 2023.

We are looking for an individual to take a key role in supporting with the administration of ACAN’s administration. Although advantageous if the applicant is already familiar to ACAN, the role is open to anyone  with relevant experience, and who is passionate about climate action in the built environment. We are looking for someone who will be proactive, is highly organised and has good communication skills. The administrative lead will act as the coordinator and point of contact for the work packages below. 

Read the full role description here.

Campaigns Strategy Lead - £28,000 - fixed sum. 10 month fixed term. c. 2 days per week from Jan 2023.

We are looking for an individual, or organisation, with political and/or environmental campaigning and strategy experience, who wants to inform & shape ACAN’s work going forward and maximise our impact. Your role will include the following responsibilities and outputs:


  • The creation of a short term (2 year) campaigns strategy that highlights the most effective action we can take to achieve our three core goals.

  • Development of a Campaign Delivery Plan - a framework for campaign delivery to maximise reach and impact in the short and long-term. This will include working with ACAN volunteer groups to operationalise the delivery plans for our leading campaigns, and refine a replicable framework to structure future campaigns.

  • Facilitating workshops with ACAN’s coordinator groups, to develop the campaigns strategy and delivery plans.

Read the full role description here.

International Outreach Lead - £12,000 fixed sum - 10 months fixed term - 1 day per week

We are looking for an individual to help broaden and nurture our international chapters and strengthen the network between them. ACAN has international chapters in Ireland, India, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Sweden & Spain and affiliated organisations in Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Austria, Chile & France. This role will include mapping our international network & facilitating conversations between international groups.

Read the full role description here.

Fundraiser - £12,000 fixed sum - 10 months fixed term - 1 day per week

We are looking for an experienced fundraiser to help secure future funding for ACAN, and support our organisation in achieving long term financial sustainability. This is the first such role at ACAN and the successful applicant will have the opportunity to shape the future fundraising strategy of our organisation. ACAN is a community benefit society.

Read the full role description here.

If you would like to apply for any of the above jobs please send your CV and a 1 page cover letter to  and state which role you are applying for in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!



ACAN is a network of individuals within architecture and related built environment professions taking action to address the twin crises of climate and ecological breakdown. 

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