Public Engagement Campaigner

Job - July 31, 2018
Public Engagement refers primarily to the work with community coalitions, individual volunteers, specialist volunteers and key identified strategic audiences.

Key Duties

1. Develop, deliver and review Public Engagement strategies in and across Projects

  • Develop strategies, tactics and methodologies of public engagement within campaigns and project work.
  • Contribute to GPSEA project and organisational planning through development and implementation of public engagement, inclusive of target audience identification.
  • Source, edit and/or develop materials from Greenpeace resources and produce Public Engagement supporter materials encouraging participation in GPSEA campaign and project work, with a bias to increase involvement level of supporters and developing strategic support base.
  • Implement local events and community activities to enhance project objectives.

2. Build, develop and retain local Greenpeace Movement

  • Identify knowledge and skills gaps within GPSEA active Public Engagement base, recruit, mentor, train, and develop supporters in the discipline of organizing and how it can be applied to their specific projects.  
  • Ensure there are appropriate mechanisms available to recruit, retain and network a growing Greenpeace movement, where required,utilizing a multiplier program. This may include leadership and campaigning skills development.
  • Develop, network and strengthen GPSEA's relationship with target  organizations, including but not limited to communities, schools and other youth stakeholders to contribute to GPSEA's project external campaign impacts and internal strengthening of GPSEA and the movement we support and build.
  • Ensure GPSEA is in compliance with relevant policies and law in public engagement work, in conjunction with stakeholders. 

3. Ensure Integration of Public Engagement in and across projects, this may include:                                                                                                                 

  • ISSUES AND PROJECTS: integrate Public Engagement supporter growth and skill development into community organizing, targeted and engagement strategies for GPSEA campaigns
  • ACTIONS: Develop Engagement Journeys and opportunities within and across projects to maximise potential for deeper engagement with actions unit, and activist pathway          
  • DATA: integrate standardized data capture for Public Engagement supporters and their activity in order to better match skills & interests with campaign projects opportunities
  • FUNDRAISING: integrate fundraising opportunities within community  organizing and other offline engagement strategies
  • ONLINE & MOBILE: integrate, where appropriate, organizing strategies with online organizing strategies for the purposes of external impact and internal strength building for GPSEA                     

4. Any other duties as required and agreed by line manager

Educational Background & Fundamental Qualifications

Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent work experience) 
Field of Study: Social Science (or equivalent work experience) 
Work Experience: Demonstrated minimum of 3 years experience managing a volunteer or internship program, organising communities or youth groups (including planning, implementation and evaluation)

Competencies and Skills

Organizational Competencies:

  • Professionalism - Knowledge and/or experience in managing conduct and emotions in a way that represents the values and realizes the objectives of the organization.
  • Strategic Perspective and Mindset - Knowledge and/or experience in addressing organizational objectives by developing calculated approaches that integrate an openness to and awareness of diversity across cultures.
  • Team Work and Communication - Knowledge and/or experience in working with others and presenting information, ideas, and positions in a clear manner that can easily be understood across diverse and multi-cultural audiences.
  • Innovation and Change - Knowledge and/or experience in addressing organizational objectives by developing calculated approaches that integrate an openness to and awareness of diversity across cultures.

Functional Skills:

  • Knowledge and/or experience in delivering organizing and Engagement programs and training activists and volunteers in strategy development, implementation & evaluation.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in working across diverse communities including demonstrated cross cultural communication skills, networking (on-line and off-line), target engagement and conflict management (eg between GP Staff and Partners)
  • Knowledge and/or experience in personal organizational skills including ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and timelines, strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to handle constantly evolving work    
  • Knowledge and/or experience in desktop publishing skills
  • Knowledge and/or experience with working with volunteers and supporters, including local community organisations.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in public speaking
  • Desired knowledge and/or experience in training & development experience
  • Strong skills in written and spoken English (required) and another regional language (desired)

Interested candidates are invited to write a Letter of Introduction, explaining your qualification for the position and why you want be part of Greenpeace; fill-out the application form; and email to 

Deadline for Applications:  17 August 2018

Recruitment Pack

Application Form