Internal Communications Specialists - Greenpeace International

Internal Communications Specialists - Greenpeace International

At Greenpeace

Date Posted:

Location: Anywhere, TELECOMMUTE

12 month fixed term contract / full time

Location: The successful candidate may be based in a country where one of the independent National/Regional Greenpeace organisations (NRO’s) is located (subject to agreement). See the locations here. We offer competitive NGO level salary and benefits, the specifics of which depend on location where successful candidates will be based.


Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organisation, which uses peaceful, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and develop solutions for a green and peaceful future.


Greenpeace International is looking for two Internal Communication Specialists to provide communication support via written content and strategic advice in the Executive Director’s Office (EDO). These roles will report to the Director of the Executive Director’s Office, working very closely with the International Executive Director.

The two hires will design, deliver and implement a communication strategy to support all Greenpeace International wide internal communications activities, emphasising conversation and connection and to increase awareness and engagement of staff both locally and globally around key events, initiatives and priority projects.


Some key areas of focus will be:


Leadership Engagement Strategy & Implementation


Develop and implement a communication strategy to increase interaction between senior leadership and GPI staff in order to increase awareness and engagement of staff and GPI globally around governance processes, events and key initiatives, incorporating a variety of communication outlets and styles.


Global Staff Engagement and Wellness Strategy and Implementation


Deliver a proactive and transformational communication strategy and ensure alignment, coordination and sequencing of activities and consistency of messaging on key initiatives related to staff engagement, wellness, ED&I (Equity, Diversity & Inclusion) and change processes.

Please see the full job description here.


Role requirements:

  • Professional experience in internal communications

  • Professional experience coordinating and creating internal communications during organizational change

  • Experience with developing and executing employee engagement strategies and developing communications that drive clarity and tell a story that inspires employees

  • Proven commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and ability to collaborate with cross-cultural teams

  • Ability to turn complex messages into communications that are appropriate for different audiences

  • Track-record of navigating a complex organization and ability to remain adaptable during ongoing transformation

  • Ability to forge positive working relationships quickly and effectively

  • Articulate, innovative, creative and passionate, with excellent written and editorial skills in English

  • Ability to work independently and in project teams

  • Ability to run simultaneous projects to meet tight deadlines

  • Digitally literate: Good skills working with digital tools and online systems; willing and able to learn new ones.

  • Data informed: Comfortable using data insights when taking decisions.

  • Support for and belief in Greenpeace core aims and values.


Please visit the careers site here, to learn more about working for Greenpeace.


To Apply:



To apply for this role, we require you to address a selection of key criteria, upload your CV and one writing sample that best showcases your written communication skills. Please submit and apply in English via our online application form.


Addressing the key criteria is an important part of your application. We will be looking for evidence that demonstrates your skills and experience in these areas. Use examples where possible, to draw attention to experience, knowledge, achievements and skills gained in past employment or voluntary/leisure activities, provided they are relevant to the post.



It’s advisable to prepare your responses to the key criteria before starting your online application, as you are unable to save and return to it at a later date.


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If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please email us at Please note that all applications must be filled out via the website and can't be submitted via this email.


Greenpeace International is an equal opportunity employer with a longstanding commitment of providing a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of each individual. We recognise and value the benefits and strengths that diversity brings to our employees and the whole organisation and we thrive in an environment that encourages respect and trust. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and would like to invite you especially to apply!


If you are passionate about our mission and you fit our profile then we would love to hear from you!


CLOSING DATE: 09:00 (CEST), 8th July 2021.

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