Call for application for one (1) junior organizer « Act now to stop swiss fossil finance for climate justice »

mercredi 8 mars 2023

Objective : Support & amplify the targeting of swiss fossil finance in
the coming months

Mission :
- Help to co-organize workshops about swiss fossil finance targeting, climate justice & social change strategy and tactics
- Support mobilization effort and pressure to decarbonize SNB/BNS, Credit Suisse and/or UBS in the months to come
- Support groups and movements connection around fossil finance targeting in Switzerland and beyond
- Support the work to spotlight BlackRock’s influence in Switzerland
- Improve the fossil finance targeting online strategy and communication on Social Media + on the Web

Location : work mostly online with some offline sessions, including working meetings in Geneva, Lausanne, Bern and/or Zürich (travels supported by CCJS)

Selection criteria :
- Strong organizational and teamwork skills
- Good knowledge of climate justice issues
- Good knowledge of the main swiss fossil finance actors
- Experience in advocacy against swiss fossil banks is a clear advantage
- Good knowledge of the Swiss culture & politics
- Strong motivation to work with the swiss and international climate justice movement on fossil finance issues
- Capacity to work online and in travelling conditions
- Good capacity to deal with in an intercultural working environment
- Good level in Swiss German or French is mandatory and a good level in English is requested

Women, non-binary and racialized candidates are encouraged to apply.

Working time : 24 hours per week / Gross salary : 3 000 CHF per month - Duration : 8 months
Management of the positions : Coordination Climat Justice Sociale
Funded by : The European Climate Foundation

Application process :
Please send a CV and a 1 (one) page explaining why you are meeting the
jobs’ criteria to
Deadline for application : Wednesday March 15th.

Coordination Climate Justice Sociale (CCJS) is a NGO based in Geneva focusing on the climate and social crisis challenge since 2008. The BreakFree Suisse collective and other climate oriented groups are part of it.

Its goal is to empower the actions of its members and to support fast, just and green transition in Switzerland and beyond. CCJS is part of different national and international alliances and coalitions, such as Climate Alliance, Coalition for a Binding Treaty to Stop Corporate Impunity and the Climate Justice Action network).

CCJS initiated or co-organized various initiatives such as Alternatiba Leman and Climate Marches in 2017, 2018 and 2021 in Geneva. It supported the Climate of Change March in Bern in 2019 and co-organized moment of strategy sharing & indigenous led tours in Europe (Stand Up with Standing Rock 2017, United Beyond Gas 2018, Indigenous Voices & Visions from Brazil 2019, Indigenous & Local Communities against Fracking 2022).

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