Greenpeace Southeast Asia Job Vacancy: Forest Campaigner - Jakarta, Indonesian


Position Summary
The position will focus on developing and implementing Greenpeace’s forest campaign work in Indonesia, in support of the goals of the Global and National Forest Campaign Project, as well as consistent to the objectives of Greenpeace Southeast Asia’s Forest campaign. The Forest campaigner will also assist where directed and working towards the goals of the international forest campaign within the framework of Greenpeace’s overall objectives.

The Forest Campaigner is responsible for developing and delivering Greenpeace Southeast Asia Forest campaign goals as well as for furthering our Campaign objectives. The position is part of Greenpeace’s Campaign Department and reports to the Forest Team Leader.

This is a full time job, based in Jakarta.

Key Duties

Policy Research, Analysis and Input
Lead the policy research and analysis to input in the implementation of the political, strategic and legislative components of campaign projects in Indonesia, including through the development of strategic political roadmaps for the campaigns.

Assist the development of policies on relevant issues to ensure that Greenpeace can respond effectively to new opportunities and influence the development and implementation of domestic environmental legislation to meet agreed campaign objectives.

Represent Greenpeace in regional and international political and/or business for a on specific issues in order to ensure that the objectives, recommendations and submissions of Greenpeace are effectively presented and adopted in accordance with strategic campaign and organizational objectives.

Develop and maintain extensive contacts and relationships with relevant political and business bodies and other NGOs in Indonesia in order to build effective networks and partnerships that promote Greenpeace campaign and organizational objectives.

Campaign Liaison
Work with campaigners, Project Leaders, regional political advisor and/or Unit Heads to advise, develop policies, support and provide strategic thinking on Greenpeace campaign projects or issues, highlighting potential national and regional political opportunities and identifying which political bodies and/or businesses most need to be influenced to meet organizational and campaign objectives in Indonesia.

Prepare substantive briefings, updates, and talking points with the campaign and communications officers concerned to ensure the consistent external communication of issues. Represent Greenpeace in all forms of media, both proactively and reactively.

Non-Violent Direct Action (NVDA)
Proactively contribute to the development and implementation of innovative strategies for NVDA on land and sea, in cooperation with NROs and other international units, and in accordance with Greenpeace principles, in order to maximize impact in achieving agreed campaign, political and business objectives.

Educational Background & Fundamental Qualifications

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree in International political or business sciences or law

Work Experience: 
Minimum of five years proven expertise and knowledge in lobbying and influencing Indonesian legislation and experience in high level political negotiations within Indonesia both at a central and provincial governmental level

Interested candidates are invited to write Letter of Introduction, explaining why you are qualified for the position and why you want to work for Greenpeace. Please attach this to a completed application form and email

Deadline for Applications: 7 May 2017

As we receive a large number of applicants for our advertised vacancies, we are unable to respond to those applicants who have not been shortlisted and we apologize for this in advance.  If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.


  • Read the recruitment pack carefully before completing your application form.  The recruitment pack contains information about Greenpeace, about the job you are applying for, and brief information on employment conditions.
  • Complete all items in the application form. Remember that this will be our basis for shortlisting candidates. Curriculum Vitae (CVs) will not be accepted.
  • Make sure you email the form to the correct email address (, addressed to the HR Department, and ensure that your application form arrives before the closing date.  Application forms received after the closing date will not be accepted.
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Thank you and we look forward to receiving your application letter and completed application form.