Campaigns Coordinator

Environmental Justice Foundation

£32,000 - £40,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent 02072393310

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, carbon, climate & energy, marine conservation

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Position overview

Reporting to the Executive Director and working with the Programme Director and Senior Management Team, the role is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and effective global organisation working to protect the environment and defend basic human rights. We recruit people who are committed to delivering excellence whilst developing their career to Protect People and Planet.

The role

EJF is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Campaigns Coordinator to ensure that our publications are ‘on message’ and factually robust, using the strongest scientific and socio-economic arguments to deliver our core goals and ambitions. The Coordinator will:

  • work as a senior researcher and analyst;
  • support team members and ensure the production of robust, compelling publications that reach key audiences and deliver measurable impact.
  • support strategic planning within EJF’s international advocacy with the private sector, governments and international organisations, and the general public.

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinating advocacy and outreach across all campaigns and projects, and between campaign, communications and development teams.
  • Researching and writing campaign reports, policy briefings and digital content; ensuring factual accuracy, clarity, and alignment with agreed strategies and goals.
  • Coordinating staff and volunteers and ensuring agreed deadlines and budgets are met; mentoring staff and providing guidance and feedback.
  • Analysing policy and regulatory developments and making recommendations for future goals, strategies and workflows.
  • Identifying new opportunities, events and partnerships to present EJF’s campaigns, and representing EJF to multiple audiences (including government and industry).
  • Planning, agreeing and overseeing implementation of work programmes with team members that fit the ambition of agreed strategies and goals.
  • Participating in the Senior Management Team, reporting on progress and plans and presenting issues relating to capacity, resources and future needs and opportunities.

Essential skills and experience

  • Superb communicator – in writing and in person.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.
  • Educated to degree-level (preferably higher degree) in a relevant discipline.
  • Sound knowledge and interest in EJF’s core issue-areas.
  • Campaign and advocacy experience in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Proactive, friendly, solution-oriented, and highly-organised, able to multi-task and respond rapidly to new opportunities or needs.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Media relations and digital content publication.
  • Second language.
  • Photographic or video skills.
  • Field research and extensive overseas travel.

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