Who We Are: Friends of the Earth (FOE) is a national not for profit environmental organization that strives for a healthier and more just world. We push for the bold reforms that are needed. It’s an approach that has worked for five decades to produce important victories that help protect our planet and its people. We’re part of Friends of the Earth International, a federation of groups working in more than 70 countries on today’s most urgent environmental and social issues.
What We Look For : Are you a seasoned campaigner with strong organizing and communication skills? Are you highly collaborative with the ability to design and implement campaign plans pressuring both public and private sector financiers? Do you have the ability to work with FoE colleagues and external allies to lead engagement efforts and mobilize a global movement to end factory farm finance?
If so, this is the position for you. We want you to succeed and we want to pay you a competitive wage that is in line with your experience. There are two positions available, one FT and the other 30 hours. The salary range for this full-time remote role is $79,000-$85,000; the 30 hour position will be a prorated salary. This is a remote position preferably located in Berkeley, CA or Washington, DC areas. Offers are determined based on relevant skills and experience required for the position.
Who You Are:
Transformational and Authentic Leader: Design and implement hard-hitting campaign plans aimed at pressuring both public and private sector to strengthen their policies and criteria for lending. Provide leadership and build effective, broad-based coalitions and advocacy strategies to advance campaign objectives, including organizing on the ground actions. Educate companies, financiers and policymakers on the social and environmental harms of industrial livestock and the need for stronger private and public finance policy. Support activities of the Stop Financing Factory Farming (SFFF) campaign, a global campaign targeting the IFC/World Bank and the leading regional development banks. Help lead engagement efforts with external allies and partners in the U.S., Europe and Global South, mobilizing a global movement to end factory farm finance and redirect investments towards smaller- scale, diversified, agroecological production systems.
Relationship Builder: Identify and develop partnerships and alliances with front line groups in Latin America and other regions to monitor the social and environmental impact of key investments and amplify voices in the fight against harmful agriculture finance. Supervise and manage interns and consultants, as needed.
Strong Communicator and Results Oriented: Represent Friends of the Earth in media interviews, conferences, at public events, and in meetings with companies and policymakers to support campaign objectives and reach key audiences. Develop and implement effective communication strategies including online and offline organizing, traditional and social media, press monitoring and outreach and narrative development in conjunction with food and agriculture, forests, membership and communications teams and other stakeholders. Develop factsheets, web content, press releases, op-eds, blogs, social media, action alerts and other campaign materials.
Collaborative Team Member: Able to effectively collaborate with other Friends of the Earth’s teams and allies to expose and combat corporate greenwashing, using finance as a lever to pressure agribusiness to reduce its climate impact and other social and ecological harms, while promoting more just and sustainable alternatives for resilient food production. Work in collaboration with lead staff from Friends of the Earth’s food and agriculture and forests programs, membership and communications teams, allies and other stakeholders.
Perks & Benefits:
We are a generous employer with benefits that will take care of you. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide:
Friends of the Earth is an equal opportunity employer who encourages applications from women, people of color and other members of underrepresented groups who will contribute to the diversity of its staff.
Please visit this link to apply: https://foe.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=75