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Political Advisor on Peace

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City Istanbul
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 05/01/2012
Company Name Greenpeace International
Contact Name Suzanna Maarse
Telephone +31 (0) 718 2000
Email smaarse@greenpeace.org
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Greenpeace is campaigning to address the root causes of conflict, such as climate change, and has a 40 year history of opposing war and nuclear weapons. We are now looking for a Political Advisor to help us analyse and communicate relevant trends in the field of conflict, disarmament, military spending and climate change. This position is a joint position of Greenpeace International and Greenpeace Mediterranean and we expect this advisor to be based in Istanbul, Turkey. Interested? Please apply by January 5th 2012 to recruitment.int@greenpeace.org

Key responsibilities:

  1. Identify opportunities where peace and
         disarmament messaging can be included in Greenpeace’s ongoing campaigns,
         particularly on climate change
  2. Ongoing monitoring and analysis of peace and disarmament political
         developments worldwide, including attending relevant conferences and
  3. Writing internal and external briefing papers on peace and
         disarmament issues
  4. Giving strategy and communication advice to Greenpeace offices and

Skills and qualifications:

  1. Excellent understanding of peace and disarmament issues, with at least 3
    years of professional experience.
  2. Expertise in analysis, writing and research.
  3. Ability to clearly formulate and present facts
    and arguments.
  4. Previous knowledge of the field of peace,
    conflict and disarmament and experience of working as part of an international
  5. Fluency in spoken and written in English. Another
    UN language an asset.
  6. High motivation combined with a deep personal
    belief in Greenpeace aims and values.
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