Apply: FFNPT Africa Campaigner

Deadline: 02 April, 2024

Location: Remote

Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty (FFNPT) is seeking to fill the position of Africa Campaigner.

FFNPT is a global initiative to foster international cooperation to accelerate a transition to renewable energy for everyone, end the expansion of coal, oil and gas, and equitably phase out existing production in keeping with what science shows is needed to address the climate crisis.


  • In collaboration with the head of Africa campaigns and advocacy and broader team, help scale the campaign for FFNPT in Africa
  • Support advocacy to policymakers and nation-states across Africa, including diplomatic engagement with governments and preparation of materials, briefings, and talking points
  • Coordinate project and event logistics around major moments in Africa, as well as provide support for African partners attending key global events
  • Foster and deepen engagement with African movements and civil society organisations from a broad range of constituencies
  • Secure high-profile city and subnational endorsements across Africa to build further momentum behind the FFNPT proposal
  • Expand and activate the organisation’s group of African champions and high-profile individuals who are backing the treaty campaign to scale communications and campaign engagement
  • Support public communications in Africa, demonstrating growing support for the FFNPT through collaboration with the communications team particularly on social media, content production and traditional media strategy
  • Support grant applications and fundraising to increase capacity for the initiative in Africa to inject further capacity into partner organisations and campaign activities


  • Deep passion for climate justice and supporting a fair phase-out of coal, oil and gas and an equitable transition to a renewable-powered future
  • Two years, minimum, of experience in campaigning or network organising
  • Strong project management skills and experience, including in events
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills, strong initiative, and motivation
  • Commitment to contributing to an anti-racist, decolonial, inclusive organisational culture
  • Ability to work irregular hours and with a remote and virtual team to participate in a global initiative
  • Fluency in English
  • Fluency in French, Arabic, Swahili, Portuguese or other major African languages (highly desirable)
  • Experience in engaging and activating a network of organisations and individuals to join a campaign and advocate for a specific policy demand
  • Strong relationships and experience working with grassroots movements and climate activists across Africa
  • Experience in campaign communications, including copywriting, digital advocacy, social media or content production
  • Experience in direct diplomatic engagement with policymakers in national governments or subnational governments in Africa or globally
  • An understanding of the African policy landscape, particularly in energy, extraction and climate policy areas

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Africa Centre


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