Associate, Climate Science – Strategic Communications, European Climate Foundation

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Associate, Climate Science – Strategic Communications, European Climate Foundation
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Organization:European Climate Foundation
Position:Associate, Climate Science – Strategic Communications
Duty Station:Location flexible
Deadline for Application:18 July 2020
Experience Requirements:
Essential:
• Demonstrated understanding and professional experience of communications in the scientific community, gained either as a communications professional or science / environment journalist
• Familiarity with discussions and debates around climate mitigation, adaptation, geoengineering, impacts and policy
• Proven ability to read scientific literature and understand / communicate the key findings
• Calm familiarity with the full range of tasks and processes found within a busy, modern press office or external communications role
• Ability to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders, including experts, journalists and civil society
• Outstanding English language skills, with a track record of producing engaging and impactful communications materials
• Excellent knowledge of digital platforms and social media, and awareness of their use in strategic communications interventions, with demonstrated experience of producing stories for legacy and digital media and / or briefing colleagues and consultants to carry out this work
• The disposition to work generously with colleagues in a high-trust global community of peers
• The strong multidisciplinary skillset necessary to flourish in a fast-paced and wide-ranging work environment and work nimbly across phone/video conferencing, timezones, slack, email, Trello, etc
• A commitment to an inclusive and empowering approach to facing climate change Desirable: • Contacts with relevant journalists, scientists and organisations working on climate change
• Additional language skills a plus.

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