Website Greenpeace

Location: preferably Washington, D.C. or San Francisco, CA

Salary for this position starts at $57,575 and is commensurate with experience.

Overview

Greenpeace USA is hiring a Climate Campaigner to join our team. This enthusiastic campaigner will report to the Climate Leadership Project Lead and play a vital role in helping shape and implement Greenpeace’s work to combat climate change, and promote racial justice and human rights. 

We are looking for someone to be part of Greenpeace’s team to develop and carry out bold campaigns centered on building the people-power necessary to hold politicians and corporations accountable, and to create real solutions commensurate with the urgency of this planetary crisis. The right candidate will have experience working on high impact, member-centered campaigns, and strong communications and coalition-building skills. A successful Climate Campaigner will be adept at working with a team to respond to real world events and opportunities that affect campaign objectives, while staying aligned with long-term strategy. 

This position is preferably located in Washington, D.C., or in San Francisco, but must work in one of Greenpeace USA’s approved states.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in strategic planning, informed by knowledge of climate issues and the climate movement, politics, allies and opponents; and participate in the implementation of strategies and tactics developed to achieve GPUS’ climate, racial and economic justice objectives.
    • Stay informed about related current events, and actively build a working knowledge of the political, policy and movement landscape as relevant to the campaign.
    • Participate in alliances and/or support relationships with key constituencies, such as grassroots organizations, professional groups, labor, and others as identified in strategic planning.
    • Work with GPUS Communications staff to develop public materials such as press statements, talking points, blogs, etc., and act as a spokesperson on relevant issue areas.
    • Represent Greenpeace and the campaign in meetings, webinars, public events and with our members and the environmental community at large.
    • Work with GPUS’ digital team to help design and curate content for social media, and develop digital campaign actions that engage our members and supporters across the country.
    • Work with the GPUS’ distribution organizing team to develop compelling offline activities that engage our members and supporters in target geographies and across the country.
    • Support and participate in nonviolent direct action events to support campaign goals.
    • “Own” the completion of specific activities, events or objectives as guided by the team’s campaign goals and strategies.
  • Collect and incorporate feedback that models an orientation toward learning and growth as an individual and in teams.
  • Demonstrate unwavering commitment to advancing equity and justice both internally and in our external campaign work.
  • Perform other job related duties as requested or assigned by the Climate Leadership Project Lead or Climate Campaign Director.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of three (3) years campaign experience; climate or environmental advocacy preferred.
  • Ability to work with team members from across the organization on both rapid response moments and long-term projects, so that work is delivered in-line with clear objectives, on time, and to budget.
  • Experience collaborating with a range of civil society actors (issue groups, base-building community organizations, labor, social justice, etc.), and co-developing and executing activities with partners.
  • Understanding of and commitment to racial justice and human rights, especially the rights of Indigenous Peoples and climate-affected communities.
  • Strong communication skills – including written and spoken – to translate our goals, policy positions, research findings, etc. into public facing content for supporters, volunteers, allies, and staff.
  • Digital engagement and campaign, and distributed organizing experience a plus.
  • Fluency in a non-English language, especially Spanish, a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed.

If you’re ready to join an ambitious team of passionate people dedicated to stopping climate catastrophe and advancing justice, we’d love to have you join us! Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will conclude when we have filled the position.

To apply for this job please visit www.greenpeace.org.