Malta Environment Foundation is seeking an Executive Director 

  • Location: Home/remote working with travel required across Malta
  • Hours: Consultancy contract, equivalent €30-35,000 pro-rata depending on experience
  • Start: May 2024
  • To apply: Please send a CV and cover letter to beckym@edelweisshr.co.uk by 16 April 2024.


MEF was established in 2023 to help Malta’s communities protect and regenerate marine and terrestrial ecosystems and improve the relationship between humans and nature.

We work with local partners to fund, develop and implement practical solutions to the region’s most pressing environmental issues. We believe that environmental sustainability and economic development go hand in hand.

The right candidate for this role will be:

  • Pro-active, highly organised individual with an entrepreneurial approach.
  • First-class communicator, capable of engaging a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Fluent in Maltese and English.
  • Based in Malta with a drivers license.
  • Good understanding of the key local stakeholders and knowledge of the national NGO landscape.
  • Minimum experience of three years working in the conservation sector.
  • Background in biology, marine biology, or other environmental studies is a plus.


Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Identify projects matching the local environmental priorities that align with MEFs strategy and goals, encouraging and supporting them to apply for grants, and overseeing the process of selection by the steering committee three times a year.
  • Carry out regular mapping, outreach and relationship & partnership development with local NGOs and key stakeholders.
  • Increase awareness of and trust in MEF’s mission and work through brand development and communications, partnership building and local networking.
  • Lead grant making, fund raising, communications and financial operations of the foundation.


How to apply:


Further detail of MEF Director’s responsibilities on the PDF below