The project will translate research on sustainable living into ambitious and transformative policy at the EU level. It will build on the new opportunities around the European Green Deal combined with an effective and novel approach to advocacy. To contribute to make 1.5°C lifestyles possible, the project will:
We are a small team that attaches great importance to an appreciative atmosphere and good communication, further we offer:
You will have the opportunity to carry out a variety of tasks in cooperation with a team of four colleagues, including:
Value centred, sustainability, agility, self-responsibility and flat hierarchies are the core principles that guide our work. Therefore, we are looking for people who share these values and who want to make a difference. Your profile:
Furthermore, some of the following competencies fit well into our team (although they are not a requirement): experience in the acquisition of third-party funds; knowledge of formal and informal policy-making processes at EU level in particular consumer and economic policy; journalistic writing skills; knowledge of participative and co-creative processes, such as design thinking; contacts to European policy networks.
The weekly workload is 40 hours whereby working hours can be arranged flexibly. The position will be filled for a duration of 18 months, starting as soon as possible. We wish for a regular presence in Bonn, with a minimum of three days a week. The position is intended to contribute to the long-term development of the organisation. For this reason, we aim for a permanent employment contract after this project.
We believe that our society’s behaviour disproportionately hurts the most marginalized people – including people of colour, people from working class backgrounds, women and LGBTQ people. We are committed to challenge this through our work for socially just development and by creating a diverse workplace at our organisation. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people who are members of marginalized communities.
We are constantly accepting applications. Please send your CV (max 2 pages), a motivation letter (400-500 words), a work sample (essay, publication, policy brief, press release, journalist article or something similar) to email@example.com. Please do not attach a photo to your application! Please state “Sustainable Lifestyles” in the subject line. If we consider your application to be suitable, we will get back to you as soon as possible after your application with dates for an online interview. In case of any questions please contact Jonathan Barth firstname.lastname@example.org.