Journalist/Writer- Part-Time Position
Accelerate Your Career at the World Climate Foundation!
Looking for meaningful projects and the opportunity to play an active role in the climate and sustainability field?
Are you an ambitious person with a passion for communication and storytelling and a desire to learn more about climate solutions?
Then you might just be the one we are looking for!
Working at the World Climate Foundation will give you a chance to join a rapidly growing international organisation that is actively contributing to the necessary transformation that addresses the climate, biodiversity and health crises. Additionally, to work alongside inspiring leaders from government, business, financial institutions and civil society that are leading the way and shaping our future.
We are looking for a goal-oriented and driven person to join our fast-moving and international team for a part-time position (20h per week). You will support and contribute actively to the communications of our newsletters and other marketing pieces, covering several high-level projects and international climate, biodiversity and health events.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Identifying the key news stories within climate, biodiversity and health for our community
Developing internal and external story ideas, conducting research and interviews, writing, editing, and proofreading our weekly newsletters in climate, climate finance, biodiversity and health
Writing press releases, including outreach to global media
Assist with copywriting for miscellaneous materials, e.g., sales materials, websites, interviews
Source and coordinate communication with project managers and partners
Interviewing partners and other external stakeholders for relevant content
Collaborating with the Communications & Marketing team to provide all elements for newsletters (photos, graphics, etc.)
Support our communications team in developing and implementing communications strategies that align with the World Climate Foundation’s objectives
Maintain and update working project databases, systems and plans
5+ years of proven working experience in journalism
Bachelor's or master's degree in Journalism, English, Communication or similar
English as native language is a requirement
Outstanding writing and editing skills
B2B writing experience is strong advantage
Experience in climate, biodiversity and/or health is strong advantage
Understanding of the current news flow in climate and biodiversity
Ability to translate complex scientific information into newsworthy and impactful news pieces for a diverse, global audience
Well-organised, proactive, self-motivated and flexible with the ability to work independently, as well as part of a larger team
Previous experience PR is an advantage
Must be able to work under tight deadlines and respond quickly to breaking news
Strong attention to detail
Comfortable coordinating multiple projects at once, while demonstrating excellent time management and organisational skills in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts
IT proficiency, including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Mailchimp
As a communications professional, you know how to inform and engage key audiences
About the World Climate Foundation
The World Climate Foundation is the most influential global platform focusing on accelerating action and creating impact for fighting climate change, restoring biodiversity and ensuring health resilience. We facilitate large-scale collaboration between governments, businesses, financial institutions and international organisations, enabling the transition to a a net-zero, nature-positive future. We promote cross-sectoral partnerships that accelerate innovation in technologies, policies and investments and promote demand to deliver solutions for climate, biodiversity and health. For more information about World Climate Foundation and our activities, please refer to our website: www.worldclimatefoundation.org.
Start date: As soon as possible. We will review applications and call candidates for interviews on a rolling basis, so be sure to send both your CV and Cover Letter early!
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark or remotely
Deadline for applications:
Please send your CV & cover letter via email to: email@example.com
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