Senior Vice President Communications (US, California)

Location: California

Browning Environmental Communications (Browning) is seeking a Senior Vice President, Communications to oversee accounts and support business development on the West Coast, reporting to the agency’s CEO.


Responsibilities and Scope

  • New business development: network development on the West Coast.
  • Leading on agency presentations, proposals, negotiation, and securing business.
  • Supporting development of US marketing materials. 
  • Project managing retained or project-based strategic communications assignments, including research, strategy, branding and creative, messaging, content, digital campaigns, stakeholder relations, media relations, and crisis management. 
  • Providing strategic counsel to — and coordinating with — senior representatives of clients day-to-day and processing their changing needs. 
  • Managing delivery of work remote/hybrid team members to the highest quality. 
  • Hiring and developing talent. 
  • Contributing to agency knowledge management systems. 


Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience in corporate communications and/or strategic communications.
  • 5+ years’ management experience at a major communications agency.
  • 5+ years’ promoting and defending environmental products, services or initiatives e.g. clean energy or transport, circular economy, sustainable finance, low-carbon manufacturing, sustainable land management, etc.
  • Ideally, experience of Californian climate and environmental policy as applied across the government. 
  • An inspiring leader, prepared to take responsibility for developing an office. 
  • Strong organizational and project management skills essential. 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications in English. 
  • Great references.


Equal Opportunities

Browning is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. 


Job Type

Full-time (Remote / Hybrid); Based in California or willing to relocate.



Competitive + bonus + commissions + healthcare + 401(k) Match.


Start date


How to Apply

Interested applicants are encouraged to send their CV and a cover letter to

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