Deadline: 21 February 2016
Open to: candidates with several years of experience with non-partisan political campaigning
Remuneration: competitive salary
WeMove.EU is a citizens’ movement, campaigning for a better Europe; for a European Union committed to social and economic justice, environmental sustainability and citizen-led democracy. They are people from all walks of life, who call Europe our home – whether we were born in Europe or elsewhere. You would be based in Poland, Romania, the Czech Republic or Hungary (preferably in the respective capital).
You are in charge of networking, policy analysis and campaigning for the country you are located in. As part of the Europe-wide campaigning team you will take part in the political decisions of our organisation and shape WeMove.EU for the years to come.
Your tasks will include:
- Developing and leading WeMove.EU campaigns;
- Policy monitoring and research with a focus on your national context but also including EU-wide processes & identification of campaign opportunities;
- Building relations with our partners in NGOs and movements;
- Working on the overall political strategy;
- Media work;
- Communicating our ideas and campaigns on social media;
- Fundraising from individual donors in the country you are campaigning in;
- Organising “offline” actions such as demonstrations, petition handovers etc.;
- Adapting texts for your country’s reality and language(s).
- Have several years of experience with non-partisan political campaigning;
- Are happy to work in an exciting “startup” environment, with all its opportunities and uncertainties;
- Can represent WeMove.EU in the country you are located in;
- Well networked nationally and regionally;
- Have great writing skills in Polish/Romanian/Czech/Hungarian, and possible knowledge in other European languages, in particular those from the Eastern part of the EU;
- Fluent in English to a degree that you can work in an English-speaking environment and can translate from English into your primary working language(s);
- Quick to understand new software and online tools;
- Happy with extensive travel in Europe and flexible working hours;
- Comfortable with public speaking, e. g., at local rallies or in front of a camera;
- Open to working in an intercultural, decentralised team;
- Look forward to working in a team where we all strive towards learning from each other in order to have the biggest possible impact.
- Online campaigning;
- Statistics / Data analytics;
- Additional European languages;
- Street actions & protests;
- Social media use;
- Lobbying of decision makers.
This is a full time position for an initial contract duration of 12 months, starting as soon as possible. The salary for this position will be a mixture between two elements:
- A competitive salary as compared to a local wage in the NGO sector;
- A typical German salary for this kind of position adjusted for your local costs of living.
How to apply?
If you are interested in this position, send an application before midnight on 21 February 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org(max. 10 MB). Please include
- Motivation letter. Please include mention of your experience with voluntary political activism, and provide 3 references;
- CV. Including your language skills in your first language, English and other languages according to a scale from A1 to C2;
- Relevant samples of your work (if applicable).
Any questions can be directed to email@example.com.
For more information please visit the official website.