Climate Campaign Manager
● An exciting opportunity to know that your work contributes to making the world a better place for children
● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands
Save the Children is the world's largest independent child rights development organisation, making a difference to the children's lives in more than 100 countries. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child's right to health, education and protection.
In 2021 Save the Children is launching a climate campaign accelerator lab to work with young people in Vanuatu This role will identify and empower young people to develop their campaign ideas and make them a reality with the support of philanthropic donors.
The Campaign Coordinator will play a central role in organising and delivering campaign workshops and mentoring young activists and groups. This role will act as the point person in the Vanuatu Country Office for the climate lab and work closely with the Campaign Manager at Save the Children Australia.
This role will be pivotal to ensuring children and young people in Vanuatu are true agents of change on climate.
We are a child safe and friendly organisation and will ask the successful applicant to undergo our child safe recruitment procedures and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy.
Essential Selection Criteria
► Qualifications in community organising, communications, political science or equivalent experience
► Deeply committed to climate justice and the power of social movements and eager to build the leadership capacity and skills of grassroots movements
► Works productively with diverse groups of people and partners and liaising with authorities and great at working remotely to support distributed networks of leaders and groups
► Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically to implement communications and advocacy strategies
► Strong understanding of the Vanuatu media – including social media and communications industry and ability to cultivate relationships with media outlets and communications contractors
► Self-motivated and works well under pressure with competing deadlines
► Experience working with young people, under 18 years of age
► Knowledge of local youth and environmental grassroots organisations and actors
► Knowledge of local government and decision-makers
Applications closed on Sun 21 March 2021