We are looking for a dynamic, creative and organised political campaigner to join the Greenpeace Politics Team. You will help us monitor and analyse political opportunities in the UK to help win campaigns. You will work with our campaign teams, network of supporters and volunteers to help them campaign for action to protect our climate, oceans and forests. You will work with politicians from all parties to champion and deliver policies and political change for a green and peaceful world.
Your day-to-day work will involve advising campaigners in the development and implementation of political strategies and lobbying for their projects. You will help to develop policy positions in key campaign areas, and advocate for agreed policies to political audiences, and in the media. And you will help with research, intel-gathering and networking to help to maximise the impact of Greenpeace’s political tactics.
The person we are looking for will have experience and knowledge of the UK political scene, and be a great communicator who works well in teams and thrives in a fast-moving environment.
Greenpeace is an international non-profit global campaigning organisation. Our independence and global reach enable us to stand for positive change through action in order to defend nature and promote peace.
You will need:
• In-depth knowledge and interest in UK politics, including experience of working with Parliamentary processes
• Experience of political lobbying at a national or international level, including the ability to establish and maintain effective contacts and relationships with senior and influential external individuals and bodies
• Experience of developing and implementing successful political strategies in association with campaign work
Lastly, and most importantly, you will need to demonstrate a genuine passion for Greenpeace’s mission and enthusiasm for learning about our campaigns.
Greenpeace UK is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or any other category protected by law.
Fixed term contract for up to 12 months