International Activism Officer

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Contract Type
Fixed Term
£34,190 to £39,270 FTE (Actual salary £27,352 to £31,416)
Job Description

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2022

28hrs per week

Flexible location- offices in London, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Belfast

London: £37,270 to £39,270 FTE (Actual salary £29,816 to £31,416.00 per annum)

Regional: £34,190 to £36,190 FTE (Actual salary £27,352 to £28,952 per annum)

We are looking for an International Activism Officer to join our Campaign Activism Team on a fixed term contract.  The main purpose of this role is to identify, implement, test, and evaluate approaches to international campaigning.

As our International Activism Officer, you will be engaging with the Friends of the Earth International federation, and our European network, to identify threats faced by environmental human rights defenders. You will work with colleagues across the organisation to ensure a rapid and appropriate reaction to urgent threats through various channels, whilst leading trials for new international activism approaches.

This role requires demonstrable experience in international campaigning, preferably with a background in human rights and/or the environment. You will also need to have experience in enabling campaigning at grassroots level, managing complex relationships including in multiple countries, and working with diverse communities of people.

The Campaign Activism team supports communities to connect and deliver change. It is an exciting time to join the team and we hope to have more impact than ever before in connecting with our international network. 

Closing date: Thursday 3rd June 2021 (23:59)

Interviews: w/c 14th June 2021

In return we offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement.

Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.

Closing Date
3 June 2021