The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.
We support over 350 partner organisations to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.
The ECF’s strategic communications team plays an active role in helping create more political, media and public endorsement for action on climate change at an international, national and sectoral level. Team members deliver strategic advice, communications and outreach support to ECF’s programmes and its grantees, and work as part of an international network of communications experts to enhance the public debate on climate change and its solutions more broadly.
The Research Assistant will support the operational and research activities of a small and impactful team of researchers and analysts, that develop strategic research-based communications that advance the climate debate. They will take on a range of tasks, including managing a database of research outputs, helping with research pieces, creating and analyzing datasets, conducting media analysis and supporting colleagues with various operational and administrative needs.
This role would suit a recent graduate or early-career professional with a genuine interest in climate, energy, diplomacy and science issues. We are looking for people who are highly organised, meticulous in their approach to detail, and who work generously with others. In return we offer a supportive and growth oriented work environment, plenty of responsibility, and the opportunity to learn from highly skilled colleagues.
This position will report to the Research Manager - Strategic Communications.
The Research Assistant, Strategic Communications will be responsible for:
You can be based anywhere within a 2-hour time difference of Central European Time, with a reliable internet connection. We may be able to provide co-working spaces in some locations.
You must have the right to work in your location. We will not support relocation.
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The ECF brings together diverse perspectives and backgrounds to find the best innovative solutions to tackle climate change. We are focusing on engaging and hiring great people from a wide diversity of backgrounds to strengthen the cause. If you share our values of respect, innovation, and collaboration, join us.
The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national…