350org Remote in 1 of 26 countries 350.org works Full-time 2024-03-19

Please note that 350.org has contracted Perrett Laver to lead the recruitment for this position. To apply, you may submit your applications via the provided link given here (preferred) or click on the ‘Apply Now’ button at the bottom of this page. If you apply through this website, a 350.org Recruiter will forward your applications to Perrett Laver. Please note that you may choose one of the two options and do not need to apply through both channels.

About 350.org 

350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way—everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world. The values that guide and drive our work are listed here. 

350.org is an equal opportunity employer. 350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out our work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed, veteran status, marital or parental status, and genetic information. We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice. 

About the Head of Campaigning and Organizing

The Head of Campaigning and Organizing is a member of 350.org’s Global Executive Team responsible for the overall strategic direction and leadership of the organization, and building an organizational culture, values and practices that are rooted in justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI). The Head of Campaigning and Organizing will be responsible for developing and executing global strategies for building a strong and powerful global climate movement, including strategies for campaigns, organizing, mobilization and movement support. The Head of Campaigning and Organizing will work hand-in-hand with the Head of Regions to share the responsibility of achieving our strategic goal of building a global movement rooted in regional contexts.  The Head of Campaigning and Organizing will supervise the Director of Movement Support and Director of Campaigns.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the Global Executive Team, set and communicate 350.org’s overall strategic and operational direction and ensure alignment across the organization. Translate 350.org’s strategic goals and Theory of Change into department goals with clear and measurable key performance indicators.
  • Provide strategic direction, broad campaign development and movement support. This includes the development and management of our collaborations with key global allies such as other global social justice movements, unions, advocacy and policy groups. 
  • Together with the Movement Support Director, develop and execute strategies for organizing and implementing global mobilizations and major events, strategically positioning 350.org’s role in the global climate justice landscape and building a broader and more diverse global base of partners and supporters. 
  • Support the development and implementation of strategies to help grassroots climate justice organizations build alliances, partnerships, and coalitions with other organizations to enhance their power and to achieve their goals. This includes supporting, training and incubating leaders and groups. 
  • Together with the Campaign Director, develop global strategies and build models for dismantling the flow of financial and political support to the fossil fuel industry.
  • Together with the Head of Regions ensure the global campaigning and organizing initiatives are aligned with regional plans.
  • Establish performance measures, monitor results and evaluate the effectiveness of the organisation’s campaigning and organising programs.
  • Oversee the creation and management of the department's annual budget. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of experience in campaigning and organising work and 5 years of experience in analyzing emerging trends and opportunities, ideally in climate, environmental or energy justice, and building strategies and tactics for global campaign, movement building and mobilization. 
  • At least 8 years of experience in senior management or leadership roles.
  • A strong understanding of climate justice issues and commitment to ending the era of fossil fuels. 
  • At least 5 years of experience in global not-for-profit organizations.
  • Experience of designing and implementing campaigns or programs in the Global South
  • A deep understanding, experience in and commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI), anti-racism or anti-oppression work. Ability to manage across differences and work effectively with people from diverse racial, ethnic, class, age, gender, and sexual orientation backgrounds. 
  • Strong ability to think strategically and translate overarching strategies into department goals.         
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to cultivate and establish partnerships with colleagues, external partners, media and other stakeholders.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to translate complex data into clear and simple messages for a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and work across departments.
  • Ability to prioritize and focus effectively across a wide range of responsibilities.
  • Comfort and ease working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to demonstrate grace under pressure;
  • Strong ability to manage and work with remote teams from across the globe.
  • Strong commitment to climate justice, racial justice and other social justice issues. 
  • Fluent English.

Preferred but not required:

  • Experience running a large and diverse department and using organizational resources effectively
  • Familiarity with Google Suites, Zoom and Slack
  • Fluency in languages other than English, particularly in regions where 350.org works. 

Other Requirements:

  • This role may be required to travel domestically and internationally. 
  • This role is expected to work remotely with an ability to work across different time zones. 

We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as take direction from others.  

Position Type: Full-Time 

Application Deadline: This job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications. 

Start Date: flexible 

Compensation: Salary tier 5.1 (Click here to view salary)

Reporting Line: Managing Director

Location: Remote within:

  • USRemote: in the following states CA, CO,CT, GA, MD, MA, ME, MT, NJ, NY, NC, PA, UT, VT, VA, WI, WA, or Washington, DC
  • Global: Remote within the countries 350.org currently operates. Current countries are: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Benin, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Fiji, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom

How to submit your application

As outlined above, to apply for this position, please submit your applications via the provided link given here.

In your application, please submit a CV and Covering Letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification quoting reference 7234. The deadline for applications is 9am BST Monday 8th April. 

If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at jobs@350.org with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.