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Could you be DEAL's Cities & Regions Lead?



Do you want to help create a world in which people and planet thrive in balance?

Are you ready to lead DEAL’s work with cities and regions that want to turn the ideas of Doughnut Economics into transformative practice?

If yes, we’d love to hear from you!

Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL) is an organization working with innovative cities, community groups, teachers and businesses worldwide to co-create and spread brilliant tools and resources that turn the ideas of Doughnut Economics into transformative action.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Cities & Regions Lead to lead DEAL’s engagement with cities, municipalities and other place-based administrations that are interested in putting Doughnut Economics into practice in their own context. You’ll be the first point of contact with such actors and their local partners, working with them to create and apply tools and methodologies that help to bring about place-based transformation that is regenerative and distributive by design.

We are welcoming applications from outside the UK, even during the uncertainty of Brexit, because we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive team. At the same time, we are still building up our capacity to work as an international team, and so we are offering this as a remote-working role based within -1/+3 hours of Universal Coordinated Time (UTC). As we learn and evolve as a team, our intention is to expand this range globally in future recruitments.

This role is offered on the basis of a one-year self-employment contract, with the possibility of extension, subject to funding and strategy.  The UK-based pay is £50,000 per annum, and will be adjusted on the basis of national location to reflect relative costs of living.

People of all nationalities, race, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation and identity are welcome at Doughnut Economics Action Lab and we especially encourage applications from people of colour, women, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities, and people who have experienced other forms of exclusion or marginalisation.


You can also find out more about DEAL’s work from our Strategic Plan 2019 - 2023.

Common questions about this role


Do I need to live in the UK to apply?

Nope! We welcome applications from anyone who is based within -1/+3 hours of Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) as per the following the map:

Time zone map via timeanddate.com

When do I need to apply by?

Applications must be received by 10am (UK time) on 29th April, 2021. (NB we will not be able to accept late applications).

I have another question, how can I get in touch?

Unfortunately we do not have capacity to engage in extended conservations about the role, however if you have any specific questions that aren’t covered here, in the job description, or in DEAL’s wider FAQ please send them to james@doughnuteconomics.org.

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