Junior Policy and Communications Officer, EU Affairs (Entry Level)

Carbon Gap

Junior Policy and Communications Officer, EU Affairs (Entry Level)

Carbon Gap

Brussels, Belgium

Our Mission

Carbon Gap is a climate not-for-profit focused on eliminating the carbon dioxide that’s already heating up the planet. We exist to drive essential climate action by making Europe a leader in carbon removal, working with governments, scientists, NGOs, and businesses to unlock support for the full spectrum of carbon removal methods, storing carbon safely in trees, soils, oceans, rocks, and the built environment.

Carbon removal, alongside emissions reductions, is absolutely essential to preserving a stable climate. We’re focused on addressing the knowledge, policy, and ambition gaps that are holding us back from a carbon removal ecosystem that delivers real progress on climate change.

If Carbon Gap is successful, we will make it possible for human ingenuity and creativity to work with the natural world to stop climate change and begin reversing centuries of emissions. We’ll help create a safer climate, with new industries and jobs built around restoring ecosystems and the atmosphere. If you want to be a part of making that happen, come join us.

The Role

This role is for someone with interest and experience (including academic experience) in either communications or policy work, or both.

On the policy side, successful candidates will assist in the implementation of our policy, communication, and research workstreams. This includes supporting research and policy analysis, assisting in preparing public facing documents and reports, providing help with communication and events, and contributing to active engagements with EU policymakers, as well as related operational work. There will also be opportunities to publish work in the form of policy briefs and blog posts.

On the communications side, the successful candidate will assist in the build-out of our Brussels communication work, helping to establish Carbon Gap’s presence in EU affairs with media, events, and high-quality carbon removal content.

Candidates should also expect to support operational and administrative responsibilities.

This is an ideal opportunity for those looking to build a career in communications or policy. The role is open to candidates with experience and/or who have completed academic work in the fields of communications, journalism, media, public policy, political science, business, or related fields. Candidates with self-taught communications skills are also welcome! We have a strong preference for those who have taken environmental/climate policy classes or have been engaged in relevant extracurriculars and work experience.

Please see our website (carbongap.notion.site) for more information on Carbon Gap and the role.

Our Team

Joining our team means being at the forefront of a new field of climate action in a new kind of organisation. We’re a young team that’s growing quickly; we’re philanthropically funded and don’t answer to any outside interests; we have a start-up mentality that lets us move fast and experiment; and we’re committed to being an honest voice for the planet on climate change and carbon removal.

With Carbon Gap, you’ll play a leadership role in shaping the future of carbon removal in Europe, helping drive Carbon Gap’s work and turning it into one of the most high-impact climate groups on the planet. Our focus is on giving our team members autonomy, accountability, and the the opportunity to lead. We want you to grow and develop your own profile.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and candidates able to begin in September to early October are highly appreciated. Please see our website (carbongap.notion.site) for more information on Carbon Gap and the role and to apply. Reach out to contact@carbongap.org for any questions.

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