EUROPE BEYOND COAL

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We’re looking for committed, enthusiastic professionals to join our team.

If you think you have what it takes, then we’d love to hear from you!

Selection is based on merit, skills, relevant experience, qualifications, culture fit, and alignment to our values.

See below for current vacancies.

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EUROPE BEYOND COAL

JOBS

Operations Manager, based in Berlin, permanent contract
Europe Beyond Coal is a joint effort by over 60 non-governmental organisations aiming at a coal exit by 2030, and at a power sector that is fully powered by renewable energy by 2035 in Europe. We devote our efforts to this independent campaign because we are committed to seeing a European energy system that protects people, nature and our global climate.
The campaign is supported by a 20-person secretariat with an office in Berlin, though most of the employees work from different European locations. This position will be responsible for the EBC secretariat’s book-keeping, finances and German payroll, and will manage the team’s Berlin office (where six staff members are currently based).
Skills & Experience

 

Required

 

  • Fluent in English and German
  • Strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail
  • At least three years experience in book-keeping and financial management
  • Good understanding of civil society organisations and the non-profit sector
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to engage and connect with broad range of people and work as part of a multi-cultural team
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Commitment to a healthy, environmentally-friendly and fair society.

 

Desirable

 

  • Knowledge of double-entry accounting software
  • Understanding of energy and climate campaigning.

 

To apply
Please send a short CV and a one-page cover letter in English to Mahi Sideridou (ebcjobs  AT beyond-coal.eu) putting ‘Operations Manager’ on 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. We will be organising interviews on a rolling basis.
Operations Manager, based in Berlin, permanent contract

Europe Beyond Coal is a joint effort by over 60 non-governmental organisations aiming at a coal exit by 2030, and at a power sector that is fully powered by renewable energy by 2035 in Europe. We devote our efforts to this independent campaign because we are committed to seeing a European energy system that protects people, nature and our global climate.
The campaign is supported by a 20-person secretariat with an office in Berlin, though most of the employees work from different European locations. This position will be responsible for the EBC secretariat’s book-keeping, finances and German payroll, and will manage the team’s Berlin office (where six staff members are currently based).

Skills & Experience

Required

  • Fluent in English and German
  • Strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail
  • At least three years experience in book-keeping and financial management
  • Good understanding of civil society organisations and the non-profit sector
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to engage and connect with broad range of people and work as part of a multi-cultural team
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Commitment to a healthy, environmentally-friendly and fair society.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of double-entry accounting software
  • Understanding of energy and climate campaigning.

To apply

Please send a short CV and a one-page cover letter in English to Mahi Sideridou (ebcjobs AT beyond-coal.eu) putting ‘Operations Manager’ on 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. We will be organising interviews on a rolling basis.

Campaign Coordinator, remote job, based in Europe (EU, Western Balkans, Turkey)

Remote job, based in Europe (EU, Western Balkans, Turkey), under a staff or consultant contract

Europe Beyond Coal (EBC) is a joint effort by over 60 non-governmental organisations aiming at a coal exit by 2030, and at a power sector that is fully powered by renewable energy by 2035 in Europe. We devote our time and resources to this independent campaign because we are committed to seeing a European energy system that protects people, nature and our global climate.

The campaign is supported by a 20-person secretariat with an office in Berlin, though most of the employees work remotely from different European locations.

The role of the Campaign Coordinator is to support the Campaign Director and campaign team with its strategic operations. This includes coordinating and overseeing internal EBC coalition strategy processes, responding to the needs of NGO partners, assisting the Campaign Director and taking the lead in organising and delivering selected campaign projects.

 

Skills & Experience

 

Required

  • Fluent in English and at least one more European language
  • Strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Organised and efficient, capable of managing multiple projects with competing priorities to the highest standards in a timely manner
  • Proactive self-starter requiring minimal supervision, but also works well in a team
  • Problem-solver
  • At least five years experience in project-management
  • At least two years experience in working independently
  • Good understanding of civil society organisations and the non-profit sector
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to engage and connect with broad range of people in a multi-cultural team
  • Commitment to a healthy, environmentally-friendly and fair society
  • Digitally savvy
  • Experience with energy and climate campaigning.

 

To apply:
Please send a short CV and a one-page cover letter in English to Emilia Ochoa (ebcjobs AT beyond-coal.eu) by end of the day on Sunday 20 March, putting ‘Campaign Coordinator’ on 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.

Operations Manager, based in Berlin, permanent contract
Europe Beyond Coal is a joint effort by over 60 non-governmental organisations aiming at a coal exit by 2030, and at a power sector that is fully powered by renewable energy by 2035 in Europe. We devote our efforts to this independent campaign because we are committed to seeing a European energy system that protects people, nature and our global climate.
The campaign is supported by a 20-person secretariat with an office in Berlin, though most of the employees work from different European locations. This position will be responsible for the EBC secretariat’s book-keeping, finances and German payroll, and will manage the team’s Berlin office (where six staff members are currently based).
Skills & Experience

 

Required

 

  • Fluent in English and German
  • Strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail
  • At least three years experience in book-keeping and financial management
  • Good understanding of civil society organisations and the non-profit sector
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to engage and connect with broad range of people and work as part of a multi-cultural team
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Commitment to a healthy, environmentally-friendly and fair society.

 

Desirable

 

  • Knowledge of double-entry accounting software
  • Understanding of energy and climate campaigning.

 

To apply
Please send a short CV and a one-page cover letter in English to Mahi Sideridou (ebcjobs  AT beyond-coal.eu) putting ‘Operations Manager’ on 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. We will be organising interviews on a rolling basis.
Campaign Coordinator, remote job, based in Europe (EU, Western Balkans, Turkey)

Remote job, based in Europe (EU, Western Balkans, Turkey), under a staff or consultant contract

Europe Beyond Coal (EBC) is a joint effort by over 60 non-governmental organisations aiming at a coal exit by 2030, and at a power sector that is fully powered by renewable energy by 2035 in Europe. We devote our time and resources to this independent campaign because we are committed to seeing a European energy system that protects people, nature and our global climate.

The campaign is supported by a 20-person secretariat with an office in Berlin, though most of the employees work remotely from different European locations.

The role of the Campaign Coordinator is to support the Campaign Director and campaign team with its strategic operations. This includes coordinating and overseeing internal EBC coalition strategy processes, responding to the needs of NGO partners, assisting the Campaign Director and taking the lead in organising and delivering selected campaign projects.

 

Skills & Experience

 

Required

  • Fluent in English and at least one more European language
  • Strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Organised and efficient, capable of managing multiple projects with competing priorities to the highest standards in a timely manner
  • Proactive self-starter requiring minimal supervision, but also works well in a team
  • Problem-solver
  • At least five years experience in project-management
  • At least two years experience in working independently
  • Good understanding of civil society organisations and the non-profit sector
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to engage and connect with broad range of people in a multi-cultural team
  • Commitment to a healthy, environmentally-friendly and fair society
  • Digitally savvy
  • Experience with energy and climate campaigning.

 

To apply:
Please send a short CV and a one-page cover letter in English to Emilia Ochoa (ebcjobs AT beyond-coal.eu) by end of the day on Sunday 20 March, putting ‘Campaign Coordinator’ on 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.

Campaign and Communications Officer (Poland)

The Campaign and Communications Officer (Poland) will work with EBC partner organisations in Poland and other CEE countries (and on occasion, elsewhere in Europe) to develop strategic campaign interventions that contribute to agreed national goals, and/or support the campaign’s wider European-level goals. They will be responsible for identifying campaign opportunities and providing strategic communications interventions, as well as identifying partner needs and providing support to them where required. They will work closely with the Europe Beyond Coal (EBC) secretariat staff and partner organisations in Poland and the CEE region, as well as with colleagues across the EBC network. The Campaign and Communications Officer (Poland) is part of the Europe Beyond Coal secretariat team and reports to the Senior Communications Manager.  

Main responsibilities

  • Work closely with partners in Poland (and CEE countries) to identify campaign opportunities and deliver strategic communications interventions 
  • Coordinate responses to coal plant closures, government coal announcements, and developments in coal regions in transition in Poland and, on occasion, in CEE countries
  • Work closely with partners in the region to develop winning campaign strategies and support their needs 
  • Identify stories in Poland and CEE countries and develop storytelling materials
  • Support the development of op-eds, blogs and audiovisual content 
  • Cultivate relationships with journalists, manage media lists and monitor Europe Beyond Coal’s media coverage in Poland, and CEE countries
  • Draft press releases and pitch to media 
  • Work with partners and colleagues in the EBC secretariat communications team to produce comms packs consistent with the campaign’s tone and visual identity
  • Produce content for the campaign’s social media platforms and website

Skills & experience required

  • Native Polish speaker with good English writing and speaking skills. Excellent written communication skills (Polish)
  • At least two years of communications and/or campaigns experience 
  • Knowledge of climate, energy and environmental politics
  • Passionate about realising a healthy, environmentally-friendly and fair society
  • Strong understanding of the energy sector in Poland and its European context
  • Confident working remotely with a broad range of people, sometimes from different countries, cultures and backgrounds 
  • Highly organised, able to balance multiple priorities, and work under pressure 
  • Good at facilitating and supporting work of others
  • Proficiencient in using Google productivity tools (Docs, Slides, Calendar, etc.) 

Desirable

  • Fluency in Ukrainian and/or Czech
  • Understanding of Polish and European civil society and activist networks that focus on energy transition 
  • Existing relationships with European climate, energy, environment media
  • Ability to edit video and photo for social media

Terms & Conditions

  • Four days per week contract
  • Location: Based in Poland, willing to travel to European destinations 

To apply

Please send a short CV and a one-page cover letter in English to Alastair Clewer at: ebcjobs[AT]beyond-coal.eu by 18 May 2022 typing ‘Campaign and Communications Officer (Poland)’ in the subject line. 

The first-round of interviews will be via video link in the week of 30 May. Preferable start date: as soon as possible. Please note that due to a large number of applications, we only reply to candidates who have been short-listed for an interview.