We're recruiting a Climate Campaign Coordinator

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We’re recruiting! Friends of the Earth is recruiting a Climate Campaign Coordinator who will lead our climate policy analysis and advocacy, coordinate our Faster and Fairer Climate Action campaign and act as Coordinator for the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition. This position will also assist in policy and advocacy for our energy campaigning, as required. 

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The successful candidate for this role will deliver our policy and advocacy work on climate and coordinate with colleagues to drive our overall campaign for “faster and fairer climate action”. They will be joining the Friends of the Earth staff team and the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition at a critical and exciting juncture. With the climate law, carbon budgets and sectoral ceilings now firmly in place, the focus turns to action and implementation. The period ahead will see our focus on campaigning for the Government to deliver substantive policies and measures at local and national level to actually cut emissions across all sectors. And using all the monitoring, reporting and accountability mechanisms in the national and EU climate and energy governance regime to make sure that happens.

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Approaching over the horizon are the local and EU elections in 2024 and then the General Election due by early 2025. Each of those moments has the potential to strengthen or set-back the momentum towards concerted action. We’ll be campaigning hard for the former! Would you like to get involved in this too? If so, check out the full job description here!

To apply for this role please send your CV (2-page max) with a cover letter (1-page max) outlining your motivation for applying for this position to jobs@foe.ie as soon as possible. Please include the role title in the subject of your email. We will start to interview people individually as soon as suitable candidates are identified. We would like to appoint someone by the middle of January, but applications will remain open until an appropriate candidate has been identified.