Senior Campaigner, Corporate Accountability - 12 month contract



Reference
VAC-57291
Sector
Advocacy and Campaigns
Location
London
Salary Details
£47,675
Contract Type
Fixed
Closing Date
02/08/2021
Can you help Global Witness hold companies to account for delaying climate action?

Job Description

About the role


This is an exciting role where the successful candidate will have an opportunity to make a difference by developing innovative campaign strategies, tactics and techniques that lead to new global standards to stop companies from damaging the climate and promoting false or misleading solutions to the climate crisis.


About you
A strategic thinker with experience in campaign design and delivery aimed at making corporations more accountable for the climate crisis and their human rights or environmental impacts.
You will demonstrate knowledge of how the EU political environment works as well as excellent policy knowledge and expertise on corporate accountability or climate change. 
You will have an affinity to Global Witness’ values and objectives and be a great team player. The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other partners and coalitions is critical in this role, so you must thrive in an environment where you frequently work with others to achieve impact.


Working for us


Global Witness has a talented team of people worldwide with offices in Brussels, Bejiing, London and Washington DC.
We do our best to make our jobs accessible to all regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or identity.
Our benefits are competitive.  We offer 25 days annual leave (exc. public holidays), healthcare insurance and flexible and agile working arrangements.
This role is based in Bethnal Green, London and therefore to be considered for this role you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Currently due to COVID, we are working remotely and have the flexibility to do so until the end of 2021.


What we hope you’ll do next


Please send in your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role to: Recruitmentcampaigns@globalwitness.org  with Senior Campaigner – Corporate Accountability in the subject heading by 5pm on Monday 2 August 2021.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make any reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend any interview please let us know.
This is clearly an extraordinary time, but we are committed to making this as easy as possible for candidates.  Interviews may take place virtually and someone from the Global Witness interview panel will contact shortlisted candidates prior to the interview to introduce themselves.
 

Company Description

About us


Global Witness wants to end environmental and human rights abuses driven by political and corporate elites. 
The planet and its residents face a crisis: the climate is being destroyed, and civic freedoms are deteriorating.  Rampant abuse of power is pushing the world to breaking point as Governments, and Big Corporations all too often go unchecked in their exploitation of our planet and its people.
For us to succeed, we need to embody the principles we fight for. Global Witness strives for cohesion, solidarity, and inclusion as only together can we protect one another and the planet to build a better and more just future.
 

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