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Climate Change & Clean Energy Campaigner

Australian Conservation Foundation

Are you an engaged and committed person who enjoys working in a collaborative team?

Are you passionate about applying your skills to Australia’s leading environmental organisation?

  • Join Australia’s largest national NGO working to lift ambition on climate action with government and business.
  • Permanent position with a salary of $96,542.67 per annum plus 10% superannuation and great working conditions!

The Organisation

The Australian Conservation Foundation is Australia’s national environment organisation – over 600,000 people creating a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive.

A handful of people formed ACF 50 years ago when mining first threatened the Great Barrier Reef. Now the ACF community has grown into a powerful force for nature.

We bring together people from the community, government and business. Our community advocates against pollution and destruction, and for our living world. We hold decision-makers to account. We champion big ideas and find common ground with unlikely partners.

We love and protect the web of life right across our continent, from the Kimberley to the Reef, the reef down the Great Dividing Range to Tasmania’s forests.

People power our campaigns. We are proudly independent, non-partisan and funded by donations from our community.

The Role

ACF’s Climate and Energy Campaign team is part of the Campaigns directorate and holds responsibility for the development and execution of campaigns to tackle climate change including:

  • Reduction of greenhouse pollution;
  • Increased uptake of renewable energy; and
  • Enabling just transitions for coal-dependent workers and communities.

The Climate Change campaign team makes use of a full suite of campaign tools including engaging our supporters, community organising, media and communications, policy development and analysis, direct political and business advocacy, fundraising and collaborations with other organisations.

Key Responsibilities include;

  • Leading ACF’s climate policy and analysis work with internal and external experts in political, commercial and NGO sectors
  • Contributing to planning and implementing ACF’s climate campaign
  • Developing and managing key stakeholder relationships and consultancies, representing ACF in collaborations with civil society organisations and business, and in making public submissions
  • Collaborating with ACF’s supporter engagement, community organising and fundraising teams to ensure our supporters are actively involved in ACFs climate change campaign
  • Speaking on behalf of ACF to the media, government and at public events

About You

  • Be an effective public advocate to deliver ACF’s climate and energy campaign
  • Experience working in climate change, environmental or advocacy campaigning
  • Possess tertiary qualifications relevant to Environments, Sustainability or Advocacy
  • Demonstrated experience in interrogating and writing policy
  • Willingness to undertake some interstate travel, as required

If this is you, we want to hear from you!

ACF is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQI people and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this job.

As part of ACF’s recruitment process, a criminal background check will be conducted.

We request no agency contact, please.

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