Assistant Campaigner (Rapid Response)

Looking for a career that makes a difference? Come change the world with us!


Greenpeace Australia Pacific (GPAP) is currently fighting to prevent a recurrence of the summer’s devastating bushfires, push Australian corporations to switch to 100% renewable energy, and defend the Pacific from the effects of climate change. 

We are looking for a quick thinking, driven and passionate Assistant Campaigner to join our team and use their creative campaigning skills to respond to events like these, on a local and global level, in real time! In this role, you’ll be taking on a wide range of tasks, from developing innovative campaign strategies; creating diverse content including social media, videos and peaceful direct actions; conducting insightful research that helps us build trust with our supporters; forming close relationships with our allies and networks; and building and implementing a range of unique campaigns.


We’re looking for a passionate campaigner with a fantastic understanding of campaign strategy and tactics, both on and offline. You’ll also have skills in project management, development of project plans, and be great at liaising with all kinds of stakeholders. Most of all, we need someone who’s enthusiastic about creating impactful campaigns that get people engaged and wanting to take action!

You will also have:

  • Positive team energy;
  • A high level of self organisation;
  • A thorough understanding of the Australian political and environmental landscape;
  • The ability to think strategically and make confident decisions;
  • A talent for working quickly and creating dynamic campaigns in record time.


Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.

Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organisation which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future. We expose global environmental problems and force positive changes through research, lobbying and non-violent direct action.


  • The Greenpeace campaign control panel to experiment with and respond to real world events;
  • Coaching and support from seasoned campaigners and mobilisation experts;
  • A leading role in the global Greenpeace campaign network, responding to the multiple crises we now face;
  • A well resourced and supportive environment to learn and experiment in;
  • A great work-life balance including 35 hour work week, health allowance, integrity framework and generous leave conditions including parental leave;
  • A culture that celebrates inclusivity and diversity.

Salary $69,516.35 per annum + Superannuation


Greenpeace is an equal opportunity employer with a longstanding commitment of providing a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of each individual. We recognise and value the benefits and strengths that diversity brings to our employees and the whole organisation and we thrive in an environment that encourages respect and trust.

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.

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.


Apply Now


To be considered for this position, applicants must have current working rights for Australia.

We respectfully request that Recruitment Agencies do not submit applications for this position.

Applications close at midnight, Sunday 29th of March 2020.