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We're hiring! Communications Officer and Donor Care & Fundraising Officer

Posted by Deirdre Duff on March 07, 2022 at 04:28 PM

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Friends of the Earth is an environmental justice organization whose mission is to campaign for solutions to environmental problems that make life better for people.

We’re recruiting for two exciting roles amid unprecedented public interest in climate action.

We’re seeking a Donor Care and Fundraising Officer to help us meet our fundraising goals and a Campaign Communications Officer to support our campaigning communications, social media and media relations work. 

Donor Care and Fundraising Officer

Reporting to the Head of Supporter Care and Community Building, the successful candidate will deliver the Donor Care and Fundraising programme at Friends of the Earth. Together with the Head of Supporter Care you are responsible for advancing one of our four organizational goals: To ensure Friends of the Earth supporters feel they are members of a mutually supportive community and present ways for them to participate in and sustain the work of the organization for as long as it is required. The climate crisis is in the public mind like never before and Friends of the Earth is growing as Ireland and the world step up efforts to cuts emissions fast enough to prevent complete climate breakdown. This is a role for a dynamic fundraiser who wants to make a difference to a crucial cause and help Ireland’s leading climate campaigning organization meet its fundraising goals.

Applications can be made by sending your CV with a 1-page cover letter to jobs@foe.ie by 23.59 on Wednesday 30th March – please include the role title in the subject of your email.

Read more about the role and its requirements here

Campaign Communications Officer

Reporting to the Head of Communications, the successful candidate will deliver crucial campaign and organizational communications through a variety of channels.

Together with the Head of Communications you are responsible for advancing one of our strategic objectives related to Policy Change:

To create public understanding that much of the change we wish to see will generate positive impacts and opportunities, not costs and hardships. To bring justice and fairness to the centre of the debate about climate and environmental issues - change should happen when justice and fairness requires it, even if it is not popular with everyone, especially the rich and powerful.

And together with the Head of Communications and colleagues working in supporter relations you will contribute to advancing one of our four organizational goals:

To ensure Friends of the Earth supporters feel they are members of a mutually supportive community and present ways for them to participate in and sustain the work of the organization for as long as it is required.

The climate crisis is in the public mind like never before and Friends of the Earth is growing as Ireland and the world step up efforts to cuts emissions fast enough to prevent complete climate breakdown. This is a role for someone with a passion for climate justice, a strong feel for campaign communications and hands-on experience of creating engaging communications content across a variety of media, channels and platforms.

Click here to read more about the role and its requirements

To Apply: Send your CV with a 1-page cover letter to jobs@foe.ie by 23.59 on Wednesday 30th March – please include the role title in the subject of your email.

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