Biodiversity Senior Campaigns Consultant (Brazil only)

Brazil | Biodiversity | Full-time | Fully remote

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Full time, 6 month contract thru end of the year

As a Senior Campaigns Consultant you will help drive the organization’s campaign and advocacy work with its global community, as well as with government bodies, officials, corporations, NGOs, influencers and media. 

Your focus will be our Biodiversity campaign, where you will be working to win key new protections for our biodiversity globally, regionally and nationally, as wel as support Avaaz's efforts on indigenous land recognition. 

Your main priority will be the implementation of this campaign in Brazil, but Avaaz's open campaigning culture allows for anyone in the team to share their ideas and work on the broader global campaign if their capacity allows.

Your knowledge will inform strategy development and implementation of Avaaz's biodiversity campaigns, online and offline actions. You will be working with a core team of Avaaz Campaigners and other consultants located across the world. 

Responsibilities include

  • Developing and implementing strong creative strategies for Avaaz campaigns.
  • Directly and actively managing engagement with Avaaz members, its partners, government, private and public sector targets;
  • Identifying opportunities and coordinating of civil society common actions 
  • Helping develop impactful outreach strategies and campaigns;
  • Developing compelling advocacy and policy materials and other communications;
  • Acting as a crucial node between Avaaz staff and external actors;
  • Conducting high-level advocacy and relationship building with government, business and third sector officials after alignment on key goals and targets with team points and managers;
  • Monitoring events and identifying opportunities for strong campaigns and moments to use advocacy to advance campaigns, but nationally and internationally;
  • Consulting with experts and rapidly developing a strong strategy, policy, and message;
  • Helping to shape the overall strategic direction of the campaign
  • Drafting compelling communications and advocacy materials
  • Assisting campaign directors in organizing campaign actions and logistics, from ad buys to public protests or petition deliveries
  • Foreseeing risks associated with our advocacy and positions 
  • Localizing, proofreading and rewriting communications in other languages, depending on fluency

Qualifications

This is a challenging role that requires high trust, hard work, flexibility, good judgment, initiative and an ability to deliver results. The core competencies which any successful candidate will display are:

1) Professionalism, efficiency and results-oriented delivery on short timelines.

2) Outstanding research abilities and excellent written and oral communication skills.

3) Passion and commitment to global justice, citizen empowerment and social change.

4) A working grasp of how civic advocacy and public campaigning function.

5) Strong teamwork skills, comfortable in a highly collaborative team culture and a hierarchical team structure.

6) Enthusiasm for a wide range of global issues, and a readiness to move swiftly between them, while being able to rapidly focus in on the details of each.

7) Strong strategic thinking and campaign planning skills.

8) Tech savvy.

9) Creativity for campaign tactics and strategies.

 

Excellent writing skills in Portuguese is needed.

Fluency in English is needed. 

Fluency in other languages is an advantage.

 

This position will report to one of Avaaz’s Campaigners