Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE) is looking for a campaigner for our work on Corporate Accountability, starting December 1st2019, based in the FoEE office in Brussels.
Friends of the Earth Europe campaigns for sustainable and just societies and for the protection of the environment. It unites 31 national organisations with thousands of local groups and is part of the world’s largest grassroots environmental network, Friends of the Earth International. Please see www.foeeurope.org for more information.
The campaigner will work within the Economic Justice (EJ) program. Our work on Corporate Accountability is focused on establishing a legally binding framework to hold companies involved in human rights, environmental and other abuses accountable and liable for these impacts and to improve victims’ access to justice. We are campaigning for a UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights and for corporate accountability legislation at EU and member state level.
The campaigner will work closely together with colleagues in the EJ program and with campaigners in other programs within FoEE. The campaign involves FoEE member groups and it works closely with key NGO allies in Brussels and in different EU member states.
For this position we are looking for a highly organised, experienced, creative, energetic and motivated individual. The campaigner will report to and be task managed by the coordinator of the Economic Justice team.
Key responsibilities are to:
Friends of the Earth Europe welcomes candidates of all descriptions, regardless of age, sexual orientation, marital status, wealth, religious, philosophical or political beliefs, language, present or future state of health, disability, physical or genetic characteristics, gender, pregnancy, parental status, change of sex, nationality, race, skin colour, ancestry, nationality, descent, national or ethnic or social origin. FoE Europe strives to make our office as diverse as possible.
Salary between Euro 2,852 and 3,546 gross, depending on experience, plus benefits (13th month, luncheon vouchers, pension scheme and hospitalisation insurance). Conditions are according to Belgian legislation, presuming the legal ability to live and work in Belgium. We offer a full time position until December 31 2020.
FoEE offers a highly motivating working environment in an international NGO and office located in an environmentally friendly NGO building.
Send your motivation letter, including a CV, latest November 1st 2019 to: [email protected].
Only candidates who will be invited for interviews will be notified. Interviews are scheduled for the week of November 11-15.
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