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For this newly created position, we are looking for a highly motivated and politically savvy EU Campaigner who will ensure that WWF, alone or with partners, delivers high impact political advocacy campaigns in Europe.
 
S/he will be responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating EU advocacy campaigns on a wide range of environmental policy issues. S/he will be an experienced campaigner with the creativity and enthusiasm to inspire large numbers of people, shift debates and perceptions, and influence EU policy, and the ability to provide leadership and coordination to campaigners across the EU.
 
Location: WWF European Policy Office, Brussels
 
Main responsibilities:
  • Building consensus among multiple stakeholders within and outside of WWF on which campaigns to run, how to run them and what constitutes success
  • Develop strategies and funding proposals for advocacy campaigns, put together and lead campaign team, oversee implementation (including project and budget management) and ultimately ensure successful delivery
  • Liaise with campaigners across the European WWF network and the WWF International campaigns team and help build a strong group of European campaigners

 

Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent spoken and written English, additional EU languages an asset;
  • Extensive experience in campaigning, experience in communication or journalism desirable
 
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Consensus Building: Proven ability to facilitate agreement among multiple stakeholders, many of whom hold very strong opinions, where you do not have formal authority; strong networking skills and the ability to provide leadership in a global network setting;
  • Campaigning: At least 5 years of experience in working on policy campaigns, preferably at international/EU level; track record of planning and delivering successful advocacy campaigns, involving multiple languages and countries;
  • Politically savvy: Strong understanding of campaigning as a way to influence political decision-making; knowledge of EU institutions and decision-making processes an asset;
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to express complex ideas with clarity and address a wide range of audiences in an accessible and engaging way; high level of creativity and imagination;
  • Project management: Strong organisational, budgeting, time-management and multi-tasking skills and an ability to react flexibly and strategically to changing policy agendas;
  • Fundraising: Understanding (and ideally experience) of direct marketing techniques, both via traditional and digital channels; while you will not be directly responsible for raising funds, It will be critical for you to understand how non-profit organisations support their work;
  • Adhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging
  • Understanding of environment policy issues an asset – personal commitment to environmental protection a must!
 
The post holder will formally report to the Communication Director. S/he may lead teams composed of communications and policy staff on specific campaigns, depending on the setup, and also have links to the Global Campaign Director as appropriate.
 
Please consult the attached job description for more information on the position.
 
How to apply?
 
Email a cover letter and CV to epo.recruitments@wwf.eu
 
Deadline for applications: 1 December 2017
 
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

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