Digital Mobilisation Lab Fellowship (DC)

Washington, DC (Temporary 6-month Contract)

Job - August 20, 2014
Greenpeace is the leading independent environmental organization that utilizes bold action, cutting-edge research and creative communications to protect the Earth. We expose global environmental problems and promote the solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. We investigate, document and expose environmental destruction in a peaceful manner and promote open, informed debate about society's environmental choices. To ensure our independence we do not accept donations from corporations or governments.

MobLab Fellowship :

The MobLab Fellow will work with the MobLab team to design and produce programs and live events that support a global community of digital campaigners and mobilisers across 28 independent national/regional offices in over 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, as well as a coordinating body, Greenpeace International.

The Fellow will also have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, including trainings, peer learning groups, global campaign support, and piloting new tests and experiments.

 

About the Mobilisation Lab :

Designed to capitalize on Greenpeace's fearless embrace of the experimental, the Mobilisation Lab provides the global organization and its allies a dynamic, forward-looking space to envision, test, and roll out creative new means of inspiring larger networks of leaders and people around the world to break through and win on threats to people and the planet. Greenpeace is the largest independent direct-action environmental organization in the world and does not take money from government or corporations.

Responsibilities:

The MobLab Fellow will be responsible for recruiting, organizing, and hosting learning events and peer sessions with stars and thought leaders from within and external to Greenpeace.  “MobLab Live” sessions will cover tools, tactics, and trends in people-powered campaigning, supporter engagement, and digital mobilisation.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will be able to work independently in a “lean” environment to create compelling, shareable content before, during, and after the events for internal audiences and external allies alike.

Must have:

  • Clear and effective communication skills -- written and verbal
  • Proven ability to liaise with senior leaders and pin down busy folks
  • Ability to write and produce for the web
  • Independent work ethic

Ideal applicants will be comfortable working in a "startup" environment, well versed in current and emerging digital campaigning theories, trends, and approaches, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Foreign language skills are a plus.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Greenpeace challenges the systems of power and privilege that destroy the environment and place disproportionate, burdens on vulnerable communities. As Greenpeace, we know from nature that diversity is essential to life on the planet and success in our organization. We welcome, value and rely on a diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. We learn from one another. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to . Please include the following in your cover letter: a specific explanation of your interest in the available position and how you found out about this career opportunity. Please use the email subject line: MobLab Fellow - YOUR NAME. Applications will be accepted until September 3, 2014. No phone calls please.