This is an opportunity to put all your volunteer management, local campaigning and campaign development skills to the ultimate test, supporting the speakers who bring our message to thousands of young people and motivate them to take action for the planet.
Greenpeace is an international non-profit global campaigning organisation. Our independence and global reach enable us to stand for positive change through action in order to defend nature and promote peace. We investigate and expose global environmental problems, confront those in positions of power and present alternative solutions.
You’ll manage the pivotal Greenpeace Speaker programme, which inspires, enthuses and ‘activates’ new audiences across the UK. This will involve coordinating and supporting a network of around 100 passionate volunteers, from recruitment, induction and training to ongoing pastoral support, one-to-one mentoring and coaching.
Your objective will be to ensure that the campaign and public outreach potential of the network is maximised. A key responsibility will be to develop plans that support increased community outreach – and to lead on the design and delivery of ‘Action Projects’ with community groups, schools and other audiences, in order to inspire change in their communities.
The role will be remote initially as we continue to be home based under COVID-19. However, the candidate should be able to commute into our London office in the long term.
- Experience of volunteer management, ideally with a youth and/or education focus.
- The ability to make and maintain effective contacts and relationships with individuals, networks and groups.
- Experience of designing and delivering training.
- Experience of campaign strategy and tactics, and delivering outreach projects.
- A track record of successful community organising, ideally with a youth, education and/or environmental focus.
We give you: The opportunity to continue to develop both personally and professionally, taking advantage of the wide range of learning and development opportunities available to our staff. We offer great benefits such as a generous pension scheme, subsidised lunches, free yoga and a wealth of well-being resources, just to name a few. Take a look at our Work for Greenpeace pages to find out more about what it’s like to work for us and why you should apply.
Our commitment to diversity: Greenpeace UK is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We acknowledge that people from certain backgrounds are under-represented in environmental and campaigning organisations and we’re committed to doing what we can to correct this. We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of colour; people with disabilities; people who identify as being LGTBQIA; people who have a mental health condition; and people who identify as working class now or in the past.
For further information, and details of how to apply please visit our website.
Greenpeace UK is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or any other category protected by law.
CLOSING DATE: 9am, 9th August 2021
INTERVIEWS: W/c 16th August 2021