350.org is looking for an experienced digital campaigner to help make the fossil fuel divestment movement in Europe louder, larger, and more diverse. This is an 8-month contract position, on 5 days per week.

About 350.org

350.org is helping to build a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organising, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organisers in over 188 countries. We believe that if a global grassroots movement holds our leaders accountable to science and justice, we can realise the solutions that will ensure a better future for all.

About the European Digital Campaigner position

We’re looking for an experienced digital campaigner to help make the fossil fuel divestment movement in Europe louder, larger, and more diverse. The digital campaigner will help engage Europeans in climate activism, by mainly telling compelling stories about our Fossil Free campaign and the broad grassroots movement working to break the links between our institutions and the fossil fuel industry.


  • Work closely with other Europe Team members to create online content around divestment campaigning.

  • Adapt the content of our divestment work (mainly, but not only: stories from the grassroots movement) on a variety of channels (social media, email, blogs).

  • Provide support to country/local divestment organisers and campaign leaders, by helping them share their stories (including: successes, challenges, new developments).

  • Plan and lead on rapid-response online campaigns around a variety of targets.

  • Help develop online content for non-divestment work in the region.

Required skills and experiences

  • Minimum 3 years of experience on issue advocacy, online organising and/or political campaigns – whether as part of non-governmental organisations, grassroots networks, or other groups.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with fluency in English.

  • Ability to communicate relatively complex stories in a simple and easy to understand way, and to build/strengthen narratives.

  • Experience in developing an online communications strategy.

  • Proven ability to work both independently and in close coordination with a team working remotely.

  • Demonstrated experience in cross-cultural international communications.

Desirable (but not required) skills and experiences

  • A global perspective on climate change and current events.

  • Relevant experience in social media and online organising.

  • Experience with coalition and/or multi-stakeholder campaign planning and implementation.

  • Online-to-offline strategy development skills.

  • Basic front-end web development skills — HTML and CSS.

  • Knowledge of databases and SQL language.

  • Graphic design skills and competence with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

  • Video production or editing skills, especially with Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere.

  • Fluency in another European language.

  • Coaching, training, facilitation.

Position Type: full time

Application Deadline: rolling until hired

Start Date: 1st February, 2014 (flexible)

Compensation: competitive compensation based on experience

Location: this position can be located anywhere in Europe

Application Information

To apply for this position, please send your CV and letter of interest to [email protected], with ‘European Digital Campaigner’ in the subject line. We hope to begin the interview process by 17th January, but this position is open until filled.

350.org wants to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring to the work we do a variety of approaches on how to make change happen. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a workplace where everyone’s 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 its 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 women, people of of any ethnic background, people of any age, indigenous people, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer people, disabled people, and other under-represented communities in our kind of organisations – including communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.

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 [email protected] with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.