Senior Campaigner, Africa - Virtual/Remote
Oil Change International is seeking an experienced, organized, and detail-oriented Senior Campaigner within the Africa region. The Senior Campaigner, Africa will research, write, and communicate about energy access topics in Africa, including: oil and gas expansion in Africa, public energy finance and subsidies, particularly for fossil fuels; energy access and distributed renewable energy finance; the nexus between oil, gas and poverty; and additional equity issues relating to fossil fuel production in Africa. The Senior Campaigner, Africa will work with OCI's Africa Director and program team members to determine the most effective writing and communications pieces to support OCI's work in Africa.
The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to campaign successfully on climate, environmental and social justice issues: identifying strategic opportunities, engaging in diverse coalitions, using creative tactics, and inspiring others to join the effort. The Senior Campaigner will develop and execute effective advocacy and communications strategies at an international level in close coordination with partner organizations and our Africa team. If you are passionate about climate justice, adept in engaging with coalitions and partners, and have experience coordinating complex international campaigns, then this is the role for you!