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 assisting with the planning, preparation, coordination and implementation of Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s creative confrontation activities to bring down the might of the fossil fuel order standing in the way of a sustainable future, including direct action, direct communication, protest and interventions.
This role will also contribute to expanding the knowledge and expertise of our crew of skilled volunteers who are trained and ready to undertake creative confrontation. The Creative Confrontation Assistant will have some experience as trainer and facilitator working to run non-violent direct action and specialised training for staff and volunteer activists.
For more information about the job, please take a look at the Job Description.
This is a 6 month, fixed-term contract position.
This role is based in Sydney. Our new (in 2022!) HQ is in Rosebery.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
We’re looking for someone with enthusiasm for all things actions and ready to learn the ropes. Ideally you have experience in designing creative and innovative actions and delivering training programs that inspire and skill people up for actions. You are a practical thinker, who can be given a task and see the steps that need to be taken. You are also excited by creativity and are up for learning and experimenting, with a motivated, excited, and enthusiastic approach to change making! Being organised and knowing how to keep a cool head in complex and often tense situations is key.
You’ll also have:
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
A pro-rata Salary of $36,435.49 per annum + Superannuation.
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.
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.
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