Job Title: Campaigner
Organisation: Greenpeace MENA
Department: GP MENA programme Division
Reports to: Senior Campaigner
Location: MENA Countries
Campaigner is responsible for developing effective and integrated campaign strategies and projects, leads and implements campaign projects to achieve Greenpeace mission across the MENA region.
The Campaigner 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. S/he works closely with global campaign teams to ensure alignment with organisational priorities and delivery of the organisational goals. S/he works in a team composed of campaign, communications, engagement, research and fundraising staff. Effective decision requires integrated approach and knowledge..
Campaign Development Develop and implement effective and integrated campaign plans, strategies and tactics related to the overall vision, goals and objectives for Greenpeace MENA.
Lead the development and delivery of specific campaign projects. The work is likely to involve all or some of the following techniques: providing strategic direction and inspiring stakeholders, project management, non-violent direct action, public communication and engagement activities, media work, political and corporate work and the use of legal and scientific approaches to issues, legal compliance and reporting.
Campaign Expertise Maintain good knowledge on relevant campaign issues and provide expertise with respect to specialized campaign areas.
Analyze new developments and emerging trends in support of campaign vision, goals and objectives. This includes social, economic, political and legislative, as well as the business components of a campaign in order to ensure that GPMENA can respond effectively to strategic opportunities, and influence the development of relevant national and international legislation and practices.
Research & Investigations Conduct research and investigation in order to inform strategic campaign direction and development.
Monitor external political, scientific, communications and technical developments related to the campaign work; provide briefings to other departments as required.
Media and communications Contribute to the design of the GPMENA communications strategy, as well as internal and external engagement strategies for on-line and off-line communications.
In conjunction with the GP MENA digital team, design, create and develop digital tools to engage and mobilize various audiences to achieve campaign objectives. Have basic knowledge in using social media and GP digital tools. The understanding of media guidelines and digital metrics to increase impact of communications and engagement, is a major plus.
Stakeholder relationships Liaise and build relationships with media, business, volunteers and activists, 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.
Representation 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.
Monitoring, evaluation & reporting Evaluate project and campaign progress and shortcomings at designed points of evaluation, and draft campaign progress and annual reports. Ensure that learning from evaluations is incorporated in future work.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Experience & skills
A minimum of 5 years of relevant, practical working experience within environmental and/or non governmental organisations in Arab speaking countries.
Exposure to the design, implementation and management of campaigns and development projects
Experience working with regional and national government counterparts.
Good lobbying and advocacy skills
Technical knowledge in the key campaign areas; understanding the roles that science, politics, economics, industry, media and social change play in campaigning
Strong communication skills, with an ability to draft and write documents, with a very good understanding of the media advocacy needs of a campaigning organisation
Sound knowledge of environmental challenges on a global and regional level
Project management skills
Strong Analytical and problem solving skills
Budgeting experience (preparing, presenting, monitoring)
Proven ability to work as part of a team and actively pursuing networking with the ability to work remotely.
Excellent Interpersonal relationship skills and networking capabilities, in particular building constructive and long-term relationships with both internal and external parties.
Excellent command of written and verbal communications skills in Arabic and good command English language. French is a plus.
Commitment to Greenpeace’s core values in response to environmental and peace issues through non-violent direct action-led campaigning in line with its mission.
Greenpeace MENA is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and irrespective of gender, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.