International Associate at Meliore Foundation – March 2024

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International Associate

How you’ll contribute

  • Supporting strategic communications interventions which aim to boost national climate action across traditional and digital media spheres in a range of key countries.
  • Supporting GSCC work on the annual COP summit, adaptation and climate finance and working across a number of national and thematic teams to deliver impactful content
  • Developing and implementing strategies that can complement traditional media work including tracking conversations around key moments and issues.
  • Building audiences and developing strategies to engage them on key narratives; and helping key partners build their profile on multiple platforms.
  • Assisting in developing and maintaining strong relationships with key correspondents and editors across global media platforms, for proactive promotion of stories, outreach on emerging issues and reactive media management.
  • Tracking public and media debates around the role of governments, UN institutions and global bodies in driving climate action, greenwashing and economic recovery, as well as contributing to communications strategies to influence and shift these debates.
  • Assisting the team in developing and maintaining a diverse network of partners and contacts across sectors, including finance NGOs, think tanks, academics, investors and economists.
  • Providing communication services and advice to partners.
  • Contributing to monitoring, evaluation and reporting, including some financial and administrative tasks.

Our ideal candidate has

  • A track record of engaging across climate communications and political campaigning; this should include experience across all aspects of a communications role: PR/media relations, internal communications, social media and digital tools.
  • A strong literacy in new media and digital communications tools..
  • Experience with and understanding of the media landscape and the value of strategic story placement.
  • Demonstrable experience dealing with a variety of stakeholders, including experts, journalists and civil society; existing networks in the climate change or finance community are a bonus.
  • An enthusiasm for generating ideas and a keenness to see projects through to completion with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to synthesise complex issues and reports into media friendly copy.
  • Ability to stay focused whilst juggling multiple projects and stakeholders.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, our working language; additional languages are an asset.
  • The disposition to work generously with colleagues in a high-trust global community of peers
  • The versatile and adaptable skills necessary to flourish in a fast-paced and wide-ranging work environment and work across time zones using tools such as Zoom, Slack and email (Google Workspace).
  • A commitment to an inclusive and empowering approach to facing climate change.

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Meliore Foundation on careers.meliorefoundation.org to apply