Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. For over fifty years, Greenpeace has fought to save the planet from the threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and the threat of a nuclear disaster loom large. As an independent organization, Greenpeace does not accept funds from any corporations or government entities. Greenpeace is headquartered in the Netherlands, with offices all around the world in over fifty countries.
Greenpeace U.S. (GPUS) is hiring a Senior Communications Specialist to join our Media & Communications team. This individual will develop, coordinate, and implement external communications to connect Greenpeace's campaign messages and overall mission with key targeted audiences.
This position requires the ability to work independently while maintaining strong team relationships and a willingness to travel for a significant portion of their time. The ideal person would have a strong passion for storytelling and communication, the ability to adapt to crisis and circumstance, and able to collaborate and co-create with a range of people.
This role is an exempt, full time role based in Washington, DC; New York, NY; or San Francisco, CA, and will report to the Media Director.
Minimum requirements include:
Additional qualifications for this role include, but are not limited to:
If you want to save the world from climate change and believe in environmental justice, please submit an application on our careers page. Applications will be review on a rolling basis and will conclude once we have found the best candidate.
Greenpeace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, family/marital status, religion or other protected classes. We strongly encourage applications from marginalized communities. If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only applicants eligible to work and live in the United States without any legal restrictions need apply for this opportunity.
Greenpeace USA values a healthy work-life balance and has flexible, family-friendly employment policies. Our competitive benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision coverage with low contributions from staff. We have options for pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care costs. Greenpeace employees enjoy generous 401K matching and time off for vacation, sick, personal, and parental leave. After five years, staff are eligible for a paid sabbatical. To encourage public transportation use and biking, we offer subsidies for staff who choose to bike or ride mass transit to work. Greenpeace is committed to the growth and development of staff and fostering a creative workplace culture. For more information, check out our benefits plan.