Campaigner (Maternity cover)


£38,424 - £44,664 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: B97/2019

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Tuesday, 30th April 2019  

We have an opportunity for a persuasive, personable and highly motivated Campaigner to join Greenpeace, the world's most iconic and determined campaigning organisation.

Greenpeace is an international non-profit campaigning organisation. We investigate and expose global environmental problems, confront those in positions of power and present alternative solutions.

Our Campaigners are at the frontline of Greenpeace’s essential work. These invaluable individuals develop strategies, plans and tactics, and undertake and implement project work. Campaign techniques span investigation and research, public, political and corporate work, the use of traditional and new media, science, the law and non-violent direct action.

In exchange for your commitment and expertise we can offer you a friendly, fast-paced, immensely rewarding working environment where creativity is encouraged, ideas are supported, every day is different and where there's ample opportunity for personal development.

You will also:

  • Undertake the appropriate research, utilising information in the pursuit of campaign objectives.
  • Manage your workload effectively, adhering to individual campaign project deadlines.
  • Act as a representative of Greenpeace to external bodies / the media when required.
  • Work openly and co-operatively within the team, adapting as appropriate, sharing the administration work, developing colleagues, and taking part in self-evaluation on the completion of team campaign projects.
  • Supervise external consultants, volunteers and / or staff.

The successful candidate will have practical experience of campaigning, including strategic analysis, and an aptitude for collaborative working and resolving conflict. They will be enthusiastic about the aims and activities of Greenpeace and will possess the imagination, initiative, drive and strategic nous needed to create successful campaigns.

In addition, all applicants should have:

  • Knowledge and experience of campaigning and an understanding of how campaigning can achieve change
  • Ability to make and maintain effective contacts and relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriate with a wide range of people both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan campaigns in terms of resources and scheduling
  • Experience of and preference for team working.

Greenpeace stands for positive change through action and everyone who works for us is passionate about what we're trying to achieve. Join us and you'll be part of an action-led, ambitious organisation which also prides itself on being an inspiring place to work.

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