Political adviser and APPG co-ordinator
Can you bring together MPs to protect the environment?
The UK government has set an ambitious target to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. However, it is clear that the current plan will fall short of this target without a step change in government action. Strong, cross party support for increased ambition will be vital to achieving that.
Despite public support for environmental action being at an all-time high and the solutions now clearer than ever, more political leadership and parliamentary support is needed to turn ambitions into action.
We are looking for an outstanding political adviser to join our growing politics team to help us bring parliamentarians and senior government advisers on board with the goal to decarbonise the economy and reverse nature decline. You will need exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to understand complex issues and convey them in simple yet persuasive terms.
Your role in directing and co-ordinating the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Environment (APPGE), will give you the opportunity to build the profile of the group and develop cross party influence in an important year for environmental action, in the run up to the UK hosting the Glasgow climate summit (COP26).
You will also work on Green Alliance’s broader climate advocacy programme, working with parliamentarians, government advisers and NGO partners to identify and achieve policy wins towards the decarbonisation of the UK economy.
You will need to be highly organised and a capable multi-tasker, with exceptional project planning and management skills. You will need the ability to think on your feet, manage multiple senior relationships and conduct advocacy concurrently.
Experience of political processes or working directly with politicians to achieve policy change would be a distinct advantage. An understanding of environmental policy would be welcome but is not necessary.
Please see job pack for more information and application form.
Deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 26th April
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