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Head of Pacific

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Australia (New South Wales) - Australasia
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 20/03/2022
Company Name Greenpeace
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace.
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Australia and the Pacific are unique and precious environments. We’ve got a beautiful climate, rich oceans, vast forests and precious ecosystems. Yet, all of this is under threat. Greenpeace takes action to protect our natural home, now and for the future. We investigate and expose environmental abuse, hold decision-makers accountable, promote effective solutions and inspire others to create positive change. 


The Campaign team is responsible for fighting against the planet’s enemies. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice. Now you have the opportunity to join our diverse work team to help save our planet!


The Head of Pacific is Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s key lead role in the Pacific Islands region, responsible for:
1) ensuring high quality engagement with government, business and community stakeholders in Pacific Islands countries;
2) overseeing the development and implementation of Greenpeace Pacific campaign initiatives; and
3) ensuring clear and consistent public communications.

The role involves fostering relationships with the region and the global organisation, developing and implementing  campaign strategy, organising activities and events, and building networks and coalitions.

You will:

  • Develop campaign strategies and lead on their delivery
  • Coordinate remote Greenpeace staff-members working across communications, digital, actions, research and investigations etc.
  • Engage as appropriate with Pacific Island governments, inter-governmental forums, networks, organisations and other relevant stakeholders, and develop and manage Greenpeace’s relationships with local and regional NGOs
  • Develop projects and attract the resources necessary to deliver transformative work in the Pacific.

For more information about the job, please take a look at our Job Description.

This role will be based in the Pacific Islands (there is some flexibility with location).


To be successful in this role, you will have a strong cultural and political understanding of the Pacific Islands region. You will also have:

  • The ability to build constructive, long-term relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in campaigning, digital communications, marketing, or other relevant activity, and an understanding of digital activism and supporter development
  • Demonstrable experience in project management, planning and organising, including the ability to effectively adjust plans to rapidly changing circumstances
  • Fluency in English, and ideally fluency in at least one other local language.


As well as a chance to match your career to a compelling cause, Greenpeace offers employees a dynamic and supportive, safe, working environment and genuine work/life balance.

If that’s not enough, you will also:

  • Get to work with a group of highly-skilled and dedicated professionals;
  • Have the independence and scope to experiment, innovate and advance the aims of the team;
  • Take part in skillshares, training and other opportunities for professional development.

Salary is dependent on location – if based in Fiji: $91,094.16 per annum + superannuation.


Research shows that candidates from underrepresented groups (Pacific, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, People of Colour, women, non-binary and gender diverse people, LGBTQIA+ communities, and people living with a disability) often don’t apply for roles if they don’t meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements. We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested; we’d love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

To apply for this role please submit a CV (of no more than 3 pages) and a separate Cover Letter (of no more than 1 page) detailing your suitability for the role.

If your legal and preferred names are different, please use your preferred name in your application, as this is the name that we will address all communications to. 

Note: Not all responsibilities and competencies listed in the Job Description need to be addressed; it is left to the discretion of the applicant which to focus on.

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We respectfully request that Recruitment Agencies do not submit applications for this position.

Applications close at midnight, Sunday 20 March 2022.

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