Creative Confrontation Assistant – Online (part-time)
Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organisation, which uses peaceful, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and develop solutions for a green and peaceful future.
The Creative Confrontation Unit leads Greenpeace Australia Pacific (GPAP)’s iconic actions which use creativity and boldness to further campaigns and win on climate. We are a team of experienced activists that empower our volunteers and enrich our campaigns. The team is part of the Program department, which also includes our Campaigners, Communications experts, and Research and Investigations team. We work together to organise the strategic actions that supersize our campaign impact! Whether it’s stopping a huge new coal mine, taking the fight for the Pacific to the world’s biggest stages, or pushing huge corporations to go 100% renewable, you’ll be working on campaigns that will make the world safer and more just.
The Creative Confrontation Assistant is responsible for creating an enriching experience for our volunteers in the new Greenpeace Online & Tech team, so they can grow, develop and deliver innovative, confrontational online tactics as part of campaigns. This role will work closely with the Head of Creative Confrontation and the Volunteer & Activist Coordinator.
You will play a key role in the planning, preparation, coordination and implementation of Creative and Confrontational online tactics which help achieve campaign goals and ultimately bring down the might of the fossil fuel order that is standing in the way of a sustainable future.
For more information about the role, please take a look at the Job Description.
This is a 6 month, fixed- term contract position.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
We’re looking for an inspiring coordinator and innovator – someone with some experience coordinating volunteer groups and who is excited about online confrontational tactics that can deliver real world outcomes. You’ll be a quick thinker who’s up for learning and experimenting, with a motivated, excited, and enthusiastic approach to working with volunteers and delivering creative and confrontational tactics. This role is a great opportunity to learn more about strategic campaigning and be experimental with tactics.
You’ll also have:
- Time management skills, in particular the ability to plan, organise and work to deadlines
- Wonderful relationship building skills, with the ability to form trust and relationships effectively
- Enthusiasm to learn and grow as an organiser and build your creative confrontational appetite
- Know your way around different online platforms, be able to do the research to understand technology and think outside the box.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
- The opportunity to be part of strategic, creative, and effective actions that make real change in the world
- The chance to be embedded in the climate justice movement, in a meaningful, impactful and purpose driven way
- Work with amazing groups of passionate volunteers
- The freedom and opportunity to try new and exciting creative projects and tactics
- Access to our global network of actions and campaigning expertise, and the opportunity to connect with our networks across the world
- An opportunity to learn more and gain experience with Creative Confrontation
- A great work-life balance being 3 days/21 hours a week with genuine flexible working conditions including capacity to work from home, and
- A culture that celebrates justice and belonging.
Salary of $36,435.49 per annum + Superannuation – based on working 3 days/21 hours per week.
HOW TO APPLY
Research shows that candidates from underrepresented groups (Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Pacific peoples, People of Colour, women, non-binary and gender diverse people, LGBTQIA+ communities, and people living with a disability) often don’t apply for roles if they don’t meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements. We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested; we’d love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!
To apply for this role please submit a CV (of no more than 3 pages) and a separate Cover Letter (of no more than 1 page) detailing your suitability for the role. If your legal and preferred names are different, please use your preferred name in your application, as this is the name that we will address all communications to.
Note: Not all responsibilities and competencies listed in the Job Description need to be addressed; it is left to the discretion of the applicant which to focus on.
We respectfully request that Recruitment Agencies do not submit applications for this position.
Applications close at midnight, Thursday 27 January 2022.