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Date:  30 Jan 2024
Company:  Greenpeace East Asia

Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.

 

Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning network that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace. It comprises 26 independent national/regional Greenpeace organisations with presence in over 55 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, and Asia.

 

PURPOSE and SCOPE OF THE JOB

The Campaigner is responsible for the development and implementation of effective and integrated campaign work to achieve Greenpeace's mission. The post holder will work in a team composed of campaign, communications & multimedia, action, research, analytics, and fundraising and engagement staff. An effective decision requires an integrated approach and knowledge. The post holder may be assigned to work on projects which involve other Greenpeace offices. The post holder is managed by the Program Manager or Project Manager. Judgment is exercised in leading and managing a project or an area of a project. Decisions made by the post holder significantly impact the success of the project. Discretion is exercised in handling confidential and sensitive information.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organize the campaign team, host regular team meetings, and manage budget and campaign administration work.
  • Monitor Taiwan's political, economic, social, and cultural status quo and trends, and communicate with local or international organizations and government departments for different environmental protection projects.
  • Monitor public opinion and media to raise public awareness, and get more public support for Greenpeace's campaign demands.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Develop and implement effective and integrated campaign plans, strategies, and tactics related to the overall vision, goals, and objectives of the organization.
  • Organize offline/online activities and conduct research and investigation in relation to the objectives and plans of campaign projects
  • Actively represent Greenpeace in front of the business, scientific, and government sectors, the environmental community at large, and the media (traditional and new), to achieve campaign objectives and strengthen the profile and credibility of Greenpeace.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong interpersonal/ teamwork skills
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Fluent in written and spoken Mandarin is a must.
  • Strong self-management and proven ability to solve problems creatively when facing changes and pressures
  • Proven ability to efficiently complete projects under public supervision
  • Curious and sensitive to topic information
  • Share and agree with Greenpeace's projects, principles, and core values
  • Work experience related to environmental protection work is preferred
  • Fluency level in Korean/Japanese/ Cantonese/ English languages would be a plus

 

INTERVIEW PROCESS

  • 1ST Interview (VC/F2F)
  • Take home assignment
  • 2ND Interview (F2F)

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The position will be based in Taiwan and require the successful candidate to work from the office. Normal hours of work for full-time Employees will be 5 days a week (Monday to Friday), between the hours of 9.30 am to 6:00 pm, including an hour of lunch break. Ordinary hours of work may be varied as agreed between staff and the line managers. Greenpeace has a flexible working policy that allows employees to work both remotely and in the office.

 

TO APPLY

If you are interested in this position and share our vision, please submit your motivation letter and resume when applying for the position. Please note if you fail to submit a motivation letter or updated CV, your application might be deprioritized.

 

As we receive a large number of applications for our advertised positions, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

 

Greenpeace is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, regardless of sex, marital status, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other characteristics unrelated to the performance of the job. Selection will be in accordance with objective, job-related criteria and the appointment will be on the basis of the applicant's merits and abilities.

(All information collected for recruitment purposes only)

Purpose and Scope of the Job

The Campaigner is responsible for development and implementation of effective and integrated campaign work to achieve Greenpeace's mission.

The post holder is line managed by the Program Manager or Project Manager, and assumes significant responsibility in the development and execution of campaign projects, either in the role of project leader or works under the leadership of a project leader. The post holder also assists the Program Manager or Project Manager in planning, development and implementation of campaign strategies, plans, and procedures.

 

The post holder will usually work in a team composed of campaign, communications & multimedia, action, research, analytics and fundraising and engagement staff. Effective decision requires integrated approach and knowledge. The post holder may be assigned to work in projects which involve other Greenpeace offices.

 

Judgment is exercised in leading and managing a project or an area of a project. Decisions made by the post holder significantly impact the success of the project. Discretion is exercised in handling confidential and sensitive information.

 

The post holder may exercise line management responsibility if required by the Program Manager or Project Manager.

Job responsibilities

Conceptual tasks, Strategy development and/or Project management

  • Develop and implement effective and integrated campaign plans, strategies and tactics related to the overall vision, goals and objectives.
  • Direct and oversee the development of campaign projects, or assist the project leader in project development.
  • Coordinate the planning process in collaboration with other departments, Greenpeace offices and Greenpeace International to have project strategy, work plan and resource plan approved.
  • Provide expertise with respect to specialized campaign areas. Maintain high-level of knowledge on the campaign issues. Analyze new developments in support of campaign vision, goals and objectives. Stay abreast of current and emerging developments relating to the campaign issues.

Implementation

  • Actively represent Greenpeace in front of the business, scientific and government sectors, the environmental community at large and the media (traditional and new), to achieve campaign objectives and strengthen the profile and credibility of Greenpeace. Undertake reactive and proactive media work as required. Respond to public inquiries about campaign issues and other matters as need
  • Liaise and build relationships with business, government and non-governmental organizations on issues relevant to campaign objectives. Communicate and engage with inter-governmental bodies and government officials as needed. Effectively present information to a variety of audiences.
  • Conduct research and investigation in relation to the objectives and plans of campaign projects.
  • Travel to other Greenpeace offices, campaign locations, or locations where related campaign issues require the presence of Greenpeace representatives.

Support/ Coaching/ Leadership

  • Lead project teams, or provide appropriate leadership, to deliver high-quality project outputs in line with the project plan. Monitor team members’ performance in completing project tasks. Determine priorities, assign responsibilities and task-manage staff within project work.
  • Provide on-job coaching to junior project members to ensure deliverance of project tasks and capacity growth of staff.
  • Give feedback to the line managers of project members to enable performance evaluation and inform staff development needs.

Compliance/ Keeping Framework Conditions

  • Evaluate project achievements and shortcomings at designated points of evaluation. Complete evaluation reports as required, follow-up on the recommendations and lesson learned accordingly
  • Manage contractors as required in compliance with Greenpeace East Asia policies. Manage project budgets and expenditure responsibly.

Competencies Profile

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

Skills and Expertise required

Proven track records or familiarity in at least one of the following:

  • At least one core environmental issues that greenpeace is campaigning for: climate & energy, toxics & pollution, food & agriculture, forest & ocean protection, etc; or
  • Familiarity in campaigning and/or non-profit operation, project management etc; or
  • Other proven professional experiences from the public policy, international relation, consulting, research, finance, journalism, marketing sectors etc
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Familiarity in the social, political and cultural context of one of the geographical jurisdictions that GPEA operates.

Specific Work Environment

  • The position works in a standard office environment, and is required to travel to other Greenpeace offices, campaign locations or locations where environmental problems require the presence of Greenpeace representatives.
  • The position may be required to work under pressure and in physically or mentally challenging situations.
  • Be on call after hours and on weekends as requested.

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