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Political & External Affairs Officer

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Date: 30-Jun-2021

Location: CN

Company: Greenpeace East Asia

Purpose and Scope of the Job

The Policy and Public Affairs Officer is responsible for developing effective relationship with key actors in governmental and non-governmental organizations in mainland China to promote Greenpeace campaign and organizational goals. Working closely with the campaign teams, the Policy and Public Affairs Officer will ensure the effective integration of political advice into campaigns and organizational development.

Job responsibilities

  • Work with teammates and campaign teams in mainland China to develop and implement government-related strategies and projects.
  • Actively engage in building effective relationship with players in governmental and non-governmental organizations in order to promote campaign and organizational interests. Oversee development and maintenance of extensive contacts.
  • Provide expertise with respect to political issues and civil society groups. Keep abreast of existing and emerging issues in the political and public domains which are related to the environment and Greenpeace. Conduct research. Analyze new development in support of campaign goals. Research and analyze a wide range of specialized material on campaign issues and strategies.
  • Organize activities and other public events. Make presentations and respond to public speaking requests. Attend and/or organize conferences. Respond to public inquiries about own area of work. Prepare materials and publications.
  • Be able to operate in fast changing circumstances with ability to quickly and effectively adjust plans to best deliver objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Unit Head.

Competencies Profile

Act with integrity
Champion for Change
Coordinate & Implement Plans
Develop Plans
Demonstrate Resilience
Strive for Result & Quality
Influence Others (internal & external)
Strategic Thinking
Negotiate with Others (internal & external)
Build Networks (internal & external)
Critical Thinking
Resolve Conflicts (internal)

Skills and Expertise required

Domestic Politics

Specific Work Environment

Works in a standard office environment, and is frequently required to travel to other Greenpeace offices, campaign locations or locations where environmental problems require the presence of Greenpeace representatives.

Compensation Info


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