The Advocacy Lead will be responsible for cross-organizational advocacy on key global issues. The position will provide strategic direction, define clear advocacy plans, and recommend impactful strategies to enable the Rainforest Alliance to effectively advocate for positive change within key agricultural and forestry sectors. This role will also initiate, coordinate, and facilitate the development of specific sector, thematic, and country advocacy plans, ensuring coherence and coordination. It will implement advocacy work with key public and private actors in order to maximize impact towards sector change and increase the Rainforest Alliance’s visibility. This role requires working closely with many departments across the organization, in particular: Sector Markets, Communications, Regions, Leadership Team, Themes, and Partnerships. The Advocacy Lead is a strategist, analytical, and proactive, and brings a relevant track record in advocacy. Deep content knowledge is not required for this role, as there are specialists in the organization.
Commensurate with experience.
Only candidates authorized to work in country of application will be considered. This position will preferably work from the Amsterdam office, yet may also be based in the United States (preferably Washington, D.C.), the United Kingdom (near London), Brussels, or the Bonn area.
In this procedure, we work with Sustainability Works. Please send your application (max. 1 page motivation, max. 2 page resume) before 2 June 2019 23:00 CET to email@example.com, mentioning ‘Advocacy Lead’ in the subject line. First round interviews will take place 11 and 13 June 2019. Please feel free to contact Sustainability Works, Annelies Pijnenburg for more information: +31646680191 or firstname.lastname@example.org.