Head of Pacific Network

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The Head of Pacific Net is Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s key campaigner in the Pacific Islands region, responsible for: 1) ensuring high quality engagement with stakeholders in Pacific Islands countries; 2) overseeing the development and implementation of Greenpeace campaign initiatives; and 3) ensuring clear and consistent public communications. The role involves fostering relationships, organising activities and events, and building networks and coalitions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop campaign strategies and lead on their delivery.
  • Coordinate remote Greenpeace staff-members working across communications, digital, actions, research and investigations etc.
  • Provide research support, developing policy papers and briefings on issues affecting the Pacific, and checking the factual accuracy of campaign materials.
  • Engage as appropriate with Pacific Island governments, inter-governmental forums, networks, organisations and other relevant stakeholders, and manage Greenpeace’s relationships with local and regional NGOs.


To be successful in this role, you must possess a strong cultural and political understanding of the Pacific Islands region. You will also have:

  • The ability to build constructive, long-term relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in campaigning, digital communications, marketing, or other relevant activity, and an understanding of digital activism and supporter development.
  • Demonstrable experience in project management, planning and organising, including the ability to effectively adjust plans to rapidly changing circumstances.
  • Fluency in English, and preferably fluency in at least one other local language.

n.b. This role will be based in the Pacific Islands (there is some flexibility with exact location)


As well as a chance to match your career to a compelling cause, Greenpeace offers employees a supportive, safe working environment and a genuine work/life balance.

If that is not enough, you also will:

  • Get to work with a group of highly-skilled and dedicated professionals;
  • Have the independence and scope to experiment, innovate and advance the aims of the team;
  • Take part in skillshares and training and other opportunities for professional development.


Australia and the Pacific are unique and precious environments. We’ve got a beautiful climate, rich oceans, vast forests and healthy food. Yet all of this is under threat. Greenpeace takes action to protect our natural home, now and for the future. We investigate and expose environmental abuse, hold decision-makers accountable, promote effective solutions and inspire others to create positive change. Now you have the opportunity to join our diverse work team to help save our planet!


Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. We actively encourage applications from all corners of our global society. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice.

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.

Please direct applications or enquiries to:

Human Resources

[email protected]

Applications close at midnight (AEDT) on the 14th of February 2019.