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 (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. It can be done remotely from any European location, or based in the team’s Berlin office.
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.

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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. It can be done remotely from any European location, or based in the team’s Berlin office.
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 (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. It can be done remotely from any European location, or based in the team’s Berlin office.

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 and Communications Officer (Poland)

Job Purpose

We are seeking a Campaign and Communications Officer (Poland) to join the Europe Beyond Coal Secretariat’s communications team on a remote-working, four-days per week basis. 

The successful candidate will be based in Poland and 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 Europe Beyond Coal campaign’s wider European-level goals. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys planning, coordinating and delivering campaign and communications interventions with a network of organisations. The successful candidate will be an excellent networker, who is passionate about the transition to fossil-free societies, and should enjoy the challenge of coordinating with organisations working across a range of issues, from climate, to health to deliver interventions that engage audiences on the campaign’s key messages.

The Campaign and Communications Officer (Poland) will work closely with Europe Beyond Coal (EBC) secretariat staff and partner organisations in Poland and the CEE region, and at times, with colleagues across the EBC network. The Campaign and Communications Officer (Poland) 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 and deliver engaging energy transition stories in Poland and CEE countries
  • Draft press releases and pitch to media 
  • 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
  • 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 experience working in communications or comparable role
  • Highly organised, able to balance multiple priorities and work under pressure 
  • 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 
  • Good at facilitating and supporting work of others
  • Proficiency 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
23 August 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 29 August. 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

About Europe Beyond Coal
Europe Beyond Coal (EBC) is a campaign delivered by over 60 non-governmental organisations with the aim of ending coal burning in Europe by 2030 at the latest, and seeing a fully renewable energy based European power sector by 2035. We also work to contribute to the greening of Europe’s heating sector. 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.

 

Communications Officer

Job Purpose

We are seeking a Communications Officer to join the Europe Beyond Coal Secretariat’s communications team. The Communications Officer is responsible for producing content,  nurturing the campaign’s relationships with media, developing stories that engage audiences on the campaign’s key messages, and supporting partner organisations in their communications efforts. The Communications Officer reports to the Senior Communications Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys working across a number of different briefs, from drafting press releases, to laying out reports, building media lists and coordinating video productions. The successful candidate will be passionate about the transition to fossil-free societies, and will enjoy the challenge of crafting narratives and stories that resonate with different audiences, across a variety of platforms. 

Main responsibilities:

  • Draft press releases, blogs, op-eds, and social media posts
  • Build media lists and monitor and track press coverage
  • Cultivate relationships with journalists and pitch to media
  • Produce comms packs for circulation to our network
  • Produce simple graphics and video clips for social media
  • Edit, proofread and layout reports and briefings 
  • Identify positive energy transition stories in Europe 
  • Coordinate small video productions by contractors on location in Europe 
  • Support the production of new web tools and the maintenance of our website

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Native or near-native English speaker. Fluency in another European language a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • At least two years experience working in communications or comparable role
  • Ability to work under pressure, across multiple responsibilities and priorities
  • Passionate about realising a healthy, environmentally-friendly and fair society.
  • Ability to work with Google Workspace
  • Experience with or willingness to learn web applications such as Meltwater and Canva
  • Confident working (often remotely) with a broad range of people from different countries, cultures and backgrounds 

Desirable:

  • Experience of working for an NGO
  • Ability to use video and photo editing suites such Photoshop and FinalCut 
  • Familiarity with productivity tools like Trello and Slack
  • Experience operating backend of CMS, ideally WordPress

Terms & Conditions:

  • Full-time, permanent contract with trial period.
  • Location: Preferably Berlin.

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 23 August 2022 typing ‘Communications Officer’ in the subject line. 

The first-round of interviews will be via video link in the week of 29 August. 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

About Europe Beyond Coal
Europe Beyond Coal (EBC) is a campaign delivered by over 60 non-governmental organisations with the aim of ending coal burning in Europe by 2030 at the latest, and seeing a fully renewable energy based European power sector by 2035. We also work to contribute to the greening of Europe’s heating sector. 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.

 

International Campaigner

Europe Beyond Coal (EBC) is an alliance of civil society groups working to ensure a just transition to a fossil-free, fully renewables-based European energy sector. This means exiting coal entirely by 2030 at the latest, and fossil gas by 2035 in the power sector. This independent campaign is committed to transforming the European energy system so that it protects people, nature and our global climate.

Job Purpose

The role of the International Campaigner is to develop and coordinate Europe Beyond Coal’s international strategy. The position focuses on how Europe can help with achieving campaigning objectives in selected non-European regions and vice-versa, as well as on a global strategy that links European networks and priorities with those of other continents.

The position has the following core responsibilities:

  • Identify and develop, together with European EBC partners and international colleagues, areas of strategic cooperation between Europe and other countries and regions to ensure a fossil exit for the power sector, through diplomacy/campaigning and strategic communications
  • Support the development of global cooperation structures
  • In particular support partner organisations in South Korea, Japan and Australia around specific campaign opportunities and international moments
  • Organise experience and knowledge sharing with other regions/countries 
  • Motivate and coordinate EBC partner groups to engage in a handful of non-European campaign priorities
  • Guide and task-manage communication experts to develop and implement a communications strategy that amplifies European coal and energy/renewables developments internationally; liaise with other countries to identify joint comms opportunities
  • If capacity permits, support other EBC campaigning priorities

Skills & Experience Required

  • At least four years-experience in strategy development, coordination and campaigning, especially on energy issues
  • At least two years-experience in facilitating and supporting the work of colleagues in other countries
  • Experience with working across national borders Europe, especially with Asian colleagues
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to engage and connect with a broad range of people and work as part of a multi-cultural team 
  • Highly organised
  • Knowledge of global and European climate, energy, and environmental politics. 
  • Understanding of environmental and health NGOs
  • Passionate about realising a healthy, environmentally-friendly and fair society
  • Proficiency in using digital tools (google docs, zoom etc.) 

Terms & Conditions

  • Full-time, permanent contract with trial period.
  • Home-working from any European location, with some travel to European or international destinations.
  • Line-Manager: the EBC secretariat’s Campaign Director.

To apply:

Please send a short CV and a one-page cover letter in English to: ebcjobs[AT]beyond-coal.eu by Sunday 4 September 2022, putting ‘International Campaigner’ in the subject line. 

The interviews will be via video link in September. 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.

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