Application deadline: Rolling
Earliest starting date: Please indicate your earliest starting date in your motivation letter
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to support CDP’s Policy and Public Affairs work at EU institution level as well as with EU member states and EFTA countries.
CDP Europe’s Policy and Public Affairs team engages policymakers with analyses, capacity-building and expertise on non-state actor climate and environmental transparency, action and progress towards the Union’s climate and environmental goals.
CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors and working with institutional investors with assets of US$106 trillion, we leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 8.400 worldwide companies with some 50% of global market capitalization – including more than 2.100 in Europe – disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2019. This is in addition to the over 800 cities and 100 states and regions globally who disclosed – including over 170 cities and regions in Europe, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change. Please visit www.cdp.net or follow us @CDP to find out more.
The successful candidate will work five days per week and must be able to work legally in Belgium. This full-time role is based at our office in Brussels, Belgium, and will work closely with and report to the Policy Engagement Manager, CDP Europe.
Interested candidates should submit their complete application documents (motivation letter addressed to Mona Freundt, CV, references/certificates and salary expectations) in English, as a single PDF file and via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Policy & Public Affairs Officer – First name Last name” in the subject line. Please also attach a file with prove of track record of outputs for policy audience (e.g. public submissions) and of event management (as pdf attachments or direct links) to the email or directly to the application documents.
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Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates due to the sheer volume of applications. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for your understanding.