Renewable Energy Solutions Campaigner for Greenpeace Romania

Job description

ABOUT US


GREENPEACE

Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organisation, which uses peaceful, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and develop solutions for a green and peaceful future.

THE ROLE

According to the Paris Agreement Compatible Scenario, in order to keep global warming under the 1.5C coal needs to be phased out by 2030 and gas by 2035 in the EU and OECD. Thanks to persistent campaigns run by Greenpeace and the broader climate movement, coal is being gradually phased out from the power sector and industry. However, false solutions such as gas are being lobbied for by the fossil fuel sector.

Therefore, we are looking for an experienced candidate to set on tracks and lead the Energy Democracy Campaign at Greenpeace Romania. The RES Campaigner will:

  • develop campaign plans and strategies and implement them in coordination with Greenpeace offices in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond;

  • build alignment across the campaign strategies in CEE and beyond, with relevant Greenpeace offices and teams, as well as external campaign stakeholders, including working with and considering the interests and needs of various social groups and classes, including for example the working class, disadvantaged ones or minorities;

  • represent Greenpeace as a spokesperson at relevant international and national meetings, during actions and at press conferences;

  • act as a Lobbyist, maintaining high-level contacts in the political, economic and NGO sectors;

The main goal of the Energy Democracy Campaign is to accelerate a just energy transition to renewables by engagement efforts and coalition building of the energy communities and boosting their mobilization and advocacy impact.

This exciting position is limited to one year with a possibility of prolongation, depending on funding.


Requirements

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

We are looking for a passionate and experienced candidate with a strong political understanding and an interest in tackling the climate crisis who will also have:

  • a proven ability to grasp quickly and accurately new concepts and areas of finance/economics and turn them into understandable campaign strategies;

  • good understanding of and/or expertise in the field of renewable energy sources;

  • excellent command of English;

  • basic knowledge of energy systems;

  • experience in public speaking / working with media;

  • commitment to environmental protection and Greenpeace values;

  • ability to lead, motivate and instill passion;

  • high level of autonomy and self-management with a strong sense of responsibility;

  • ability to cope under pressure in rapidly changing circumstances;


WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

  • An extremely interesting and rewarding role working on the biggest issue of our time;

  • Genuine flexible working conditions and a hybrid work program;

  • A culture that celebrates inclusivity and diversity;

  • Pet-friendly office close to Victoriei Square, Bucharest;

  • Private healthcare membership, meal vouchers, 13th-month salary;

  • Salary starts at 6500 Ron (gross) per month, it grows depending on the relevant experience and competencies of the candidate;



HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV and cover letter focusing on the qualifications, skills, expertise and what motivates you, no longer than half a page until May 1st.

Due to the large volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to individual queries. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a time period of a maximum of 2 weeks from the closing date of application.



Greenpeace is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic and would like to invite you especially to apply!