English-language Campaigns Assistant

Application Deadline: 3 June 2019, 09:00 am


About us

WeMove Europe is a citizens’ movement responding to the crisis of European democracy through creative online lobbying campaigns. After launching in 2015 WeMove now has more than 900,000 members. You would be joining a team of dedicated activists located all over Europe (France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Poland, UK, the Netherlands and Slovenia).

This role can be based anywhere in Europe. 

As the English-language Campaigns Assistant you will:

  • Communicate our ideas and campaigns on social media
  • Respond to questions and requests of members sent by email or on social media.
  • Support setting up online campaigns
  • Support managing our English language database using CiviCRM
  • Support other campaign activities such as research, partner relations, offline actions
  • Support organisational growth through campaign promotion amongst our English speaking members
  • Support policy monitoring and research on English speaking countries in Europe but also including EU-wide processes & identification of campaign opportunities

About you

  • You are a person who dreams of working in the political campaigning sector (you can also be a student still)
  • You are an English native speaker
  • You are a brilliant communicator with outstanding writing skills in English
  • You are tech savvy and able to learn quickly how to use our online tools
  • You are a passionate and effective agent for political change
  • You have experience working with social media in a professional context
  • You have experience with political/issue campaigning
  • You are quick to understand new software and online tools
  • You are happy to work in a “startup” environment, with all its opportunities and uncertainties
  • You are open to working in an intercultural, decentralised team
  • You look forward to working in a team where we all strive towards learning from each other in order to have the biggest possible impact

The following skills are considered a bonus:

  • Drupal
  • CiviCRM
  • Statistics / Data analytics
  • Well networked nationally
  • Online campaigning
  • Additional European languages
  • Street actions & protests
  • Lobbying of decision makers

Terms and conditions

  • Part time position (20hrs/week)
  • An initial contract duration of 1 year starting in July 1st, 2019.
  • Salary range: German student wage adjusted for your local costs of living
  • Location: Anywhere in Europe. Working from home or at one of our offices in Berlin or Ljubljana

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace which is why people from communities that experience discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity; women; people with disabilities; and LGBTQ+ people are especially encouraged to apply.

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please send an application in English by June 3rd 2019, 09:00 am to jobs@wemove.eu (max. 10 MB).

Please include:

  • Motivation letter. Please include mention of your experience as an activist (voluntary and/or professional), and provide 3 references.
  • CV, including any other language skills according to a scale from A1 to C2.
  • Relevant links to or samples of your work (if applicable)

Any questions can be directed to jobs@wemove.eu.

Next steps

We will ask candidates for availability to do a 1 – 1/2h online task from June 5 – 7 2019 and those who complete the task successfully will be invited to a video interview on June 11 – 12 2019.