The Communications Campaigner (Media Officer), which reports to the Communications and Digital Manager, co-leads the development and implementation, and evaluation of integrated Communications Strategies in projects, ensuring audience-centric, innovative, and creative media outreach and online engagement across various platforms for Greenpeace’s campaigns and organizational priorities.
The Communications Campaigner is responsible for developing communication plans that align with country strategies and narratives, producing, and implementing traditional media and digital campaigns that help achieve campaign objectives, and recruiting and continuing to engage people in our work.
This is a full-time position, based in Manila.
- COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES: Lead the development and implementation of audience centric, integrated communications strategies including framing and narrative design for campaign projects as per Greenpeace standards, working closely within the unit and in project teams.
- ANALYSIS: Using the tools provided, collaborate with unit and project teams to provide analysis of issue conversations, media and digital trends, as well as breaking news moments relevant to our narrative, audiences, and targets, identifying potential campaign opportunities and proposing framing aligned with audience and campaign strategy.
- CREATING MATERIALS: Working closely with the project team, conceptualize, write, edit, and distribute effective communications materials such as (but not limited to) press releases, external and internal QAs, talking points, briefing papers, brochures, reports, and other campaign and organizational materials; this includes production of multimedia documentation, and social media and other digital content, in collaboration with unit and project teams, and the multimedia producer.
- PUBLIC RELATIONS: Develop and maintain strong relationships with print, broadcast and online journalists, editors and other news decision-makers via media visits, informal briefings, media forums, information provision, etc. in order to encourage them to view Greenpeace as a credible provider of environmental news and commentary.
- DELIVERY: Set timelines and deliver strategic communications plans and content for multiple projects simultaneously
- QUALITY: Show a deep understanding of Greenpeace’s identity, editorial and legal standards, ensuring adherence to, and advocating, best practice and innovation in your approaches and production work.
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related fields
- At least 5 years experience in media/communications work or journalism
- Adept in media relations with extensive contacts in the country media
- Experience in managing projects/working in a team
- Strong skills in written and spoken English
- Knowledge and/or experience in the media advocacy needs of a campaigning organization/environmental organization
- Knowledge and/or experience in developing and managing the implementation of campaign communications strategies
- Creative and has eye for detail
- Willing to travel and work outside of official business hours as required
- Ability to work effectively in a team but also to work independently and unsupervised
Interested candidates are invited to (1) download and fill out the attached Application Form and (2) write a Letter of Motivation explaining why you are applying, and your qualifications for the position. Send the two documents to [email protected]
Deadline for applications: May 31, 2023
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