The Campaigner for Europe Beyond Coal (EBC) has a critical role in developing and coordinating coalition strategies, as well as helping support campaign work across the continent, from Turkey, to the Western Balkans and the EU, to phase out coal by 2030 and transition to sustainable, healthy renewable energy in Europe. This campaigner position will have a particular focus on transforming the power and heating sectors beyond coal, with an emphasis on avoiding fossil gas as a false solution.
This position should preferably be based in the Secretariat’s office in Berlin, without ruling out the possibility of home-working from other locations in Europe.
Skills & Experience
- Five years experience in strategy development and campaigning, especially on power and heating. Understanding the roles that politics, economics, media and social change play in campaigning.
- Sound knowledge of climate and energy issues at European level
- Technical knowledge of the energy sector, and of conventional and renewable energy technologies
- Fluent in English, ability to communicate clearly and concisely
- Understanding of environmental and health NGO work and a track record with working across national borders
- Strong interpersonal skills; ability to engage and connect with a broad range of people and work as part of a multi-cultural team
- Ability to manage a multitude of responsibilities and priorities, and to work under pressure
- Commitment to a healthy, environmentally-friendly and fair society.
- Additional European languages
- Experience with the practical on-the-ground challenges with transforming the energy sector faced by communities, cities and businesses
Please send a short CV and a one-page cover letter in English to Kathrin Gutmann (kathrin at beyond-coal.eu) by 1 March 2021, putting ‘Campaigner’ in the subject line. Please note that due to a large number of applications, we only reply to candidates who have been short-listed for an interview. The first round interviews are expected to take place via video link between 10-12 March.