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Friends of the Earth has two exciting positions to fill!

Posted by Deirdre Duff on August 09, 2021 at 06:11 PM

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Friends of the Earth is hiring!

We’re recruiting a Climate Policy Coordinator and a Network Development Coordinator.

One of these jobs could be the perfect role for you - or for someone you know!

Our Climate Policy Coordinator will lead our climate policy analysis and advocacy and act as Policy Coordinator for the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition.They will drive our policy development and advocacy work in support of “faster and fairer climate action”.

They will be joining the staff team and the Coalition at a critical and exciting juncture, as the new climate law, which Friends of the Earth and Stop Climate Chaos campaigned for for 14 years, has come into force. The period ahead sees the Climate Council propose the first set of 5-year carbon budgets, the Government adopt the 2021 Climate Action Plan, the pivotal UN Climate Conference in Glasgow in November (COP 26), and EU negotiations over what the Fit for 55 package means for national targets and obligations.

The Climate Policy Coordinator will be employed by Friends of the Earth and line managed by Friends of the Earth’s Head of Policy Change but will also report and agree priorities with the Stop Climate Chaos Steering Committee and will coordinate the Stop Climate Chaos Policy Working Group.

Read the Climate Policy Coordinator job description here

 

Our Network Development Coordinator will work in our Movement Building Circle to support a growing and diverse national network of climate action groups and activists, working on environmental and social justice issues. They will particularly focus on providing support to One Future groups, the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition, Dublin Friends of the Earth and Young Friends of the Earth, supporting their work to identify opportunities for action, to develop and implement plans and activities and to develop their skills and capacities to sustain impactful campaigning.

They will report to Friends of the Earth’s Head of Movement Building but will also liaise closely with the Stop Climate Chaos Steering Committee about the Coalition’s campaign priorities and coordinate the Stop Climate Chaos Action Group.

Read the Network Development Coordinator job description here

Applications for both positions can be made by sending your CV (2 pages max) and a one page cover letter to jobs@foe.ie by 23.59 on Wednesday 1st September 2021. Please include the role title in the subject of your email.

 

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