Regional Climate and Energy Campaigner
Greenpeace Southeast Asia (GPSEA)
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Last Date: October 15, 2010
One of the world’s
most respected environmental organizations is looking for professional,
passionate, dynamic and dedicated individuals -- who are committed to
non-violent means of effecting changes in attitudes and behavior in defense of
the environment -- to fill in the following vacant position.
Greenpeace Southeast Asia
is currently looking for:
Regional Climate and Energy Campaigner
(Contract Position – 1 year)
Climate & Energy campaigner serves as the Team Leader for Greenpeace Southeast
Asia’s Climate and Energy team, overseeing and spearheading the planning and
implementation of Climate and Energy campaign in Thailand, Indonesia and
Excellent networking skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of
organizations and communities.
Knowledge of regional and international political and financial institutions
with a particular focus on those involved in energy issues.
ability to analyse regional energy trends and to plan campaigns to move
Governments and international institutions towards a focus on renewable energy
Excellent strategic skills in analysing, planning strategies for the Climate and
Energy campaign in the Southeast Asia and more broadly in the region and
demonstrated experience in these areas.
Excellent lobbying and networking skills and a knowledge of the regional NGO
Knowledge of the environmental and social impacts of Climate Change and the
science behind it.
Excellent spoken and written English.
Demonstrated experience in an environmental/activist organization (work on
climate and energy issues is preferred).
ability to work both independently and in close coordination with a team.
experience in directing a project from conception to completion.
Demonstrated experience in working with people from different cultures and
regions in a way which avoids conflict and promotes cooperative ways of working.
Commitment to non-violent direct action as a means of affecting changes.
preference for good communication skills one of more regional SEA languages
other than English.
skills include experience in key program areas: public speaking, activist
training, strategic planning and organizing people around an issue.
in climate and energy issues.
In conjunction with the
Campaigner Director, develop a work plan in line with both short and long term
goals for an action-led Climate and Energy campaign based on regional objectives
and taking into account priorities of the global programme.
The regional energy
campaigner will lead the campaign team in implementing the regional work program
agreed between GPSEA and GPI and other NROs in support of the energy priorities
and strategies. This entails leadership in the work around the identified
‘regional target’, pioneering engagement and lobby with as well as action
against major regional political and financial institutions responsible for the
in campaign discussion and planning regarding strategic issues and event
planning within GPSEA, with other Greenpeace offices and with Greenpeace
International (GPI). This will include both written and verbal discussion as
well as attendance at specific meetings.
lead in the implementation of Climate and Energy campaign strategies and tactics
developed to achieve goals and objectives.
in regular progress reviews and evaluations of Climate and Energy campaign
Campaign Director informed of activities in the campaign (including preparation
of reports and work plans) and recommend changes in tactics or strategies if
information flow within the campaign and other departments and to Greenpeace
International’s Climate and Energy campaign, other GPI departments and other
offices and relevant regional NGOs.
oversee the work of short-term contractors where appropriate.
relevant regional opportunities for political and economic work in conjunction
with the Regional Political Campaigner.
Assist the Campaign
Director in the designing the regional Climate and Energy campaign program and
implement strategies to mobilize various stakeholders in the region and the
general public about campaign issues and goals;
working knowledge of technical information and be able to present the
information to a variety of audiences within and outside Thailand, the
Philippines and Indonesia.
working knowledge of political, legislative, regulatory and economic frameworks
relevant to the campaign.
critical national and regional political and other for a relevant to the
alliances and/or support relationships with relevant affected groups, grassroots
organizations, academic and professional groups, labour, NGOs and others in the
region as identified in strategic planning.
sheets and other campaign information for use within the region.
the press officer in preparing press releases and assist in planning media
spokesperson for the campaign within the region.
pro-active relationships with national and regional media to increase campaign
Greenpeace and the campaign at relevant national and regional public events,
activist meetings/groups, and gatherings of political decision makers, local
citizens and other affected communities.
Direct, organize and
participate in non-violent direct action to support and advance campaign goals.
Respond to and engage in
internal as well as pressing external regional challenges as determined by the
campaign team through the Campaign Director beyond his/her normal issue/campaign
area as circumstances do require.
Help manage and oversee
the budget of the campaign (which includes preparation and consolidation of
bi-monthly budget requests).
Perform other job-related
duties as requested or assigned by Campaigns Director and/or Executive Director.
work-plans will be amended each year.
candidates are invited to write Letter of introduction, explaining why you are
qualified for the position, fill-up application form which can be download
and email by the closing date to:
Curriculum Vitae (CV) will
not be accepted. If you have questions, kindly email
(Dead line of
applications is October 15, 2010.)
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