The Policy and Public Affairs Officer is responsible for developing effective relationship with key actors in governmental and non-governmental organizations in the respective jurisdiction 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.
Work with teammates and campaign teams in 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.
1. Master degree in the field of International Relations, International Politics and Economy, Diplomacy, and other related field.
2. Basic communication skills in English.
3. Strong sense of risk control and political sensitivity.
4. Good ability of enduring pressures under challenging situations.
5. Strong interest in environmental protection related subjects.
6. 1-2 years experience of working in government relations sectors or dealing with political affairs is a plus but not compulsory.
(All information collected for recruitment purpose only)
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 applicant's merits and abilities.