Japan Team Leader

Organisation Name 350.org
Location Japan, Tokyo
Date Posted 2019-04-16
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 67300
  • Influence key stakeholders on climate action
  • Fight iconic battles against fossil fuel infrastructure
  • Manage people in a growing international NGO


The Organisation
350.org is a growing international environmental organisation that is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis and is committed to the principles of justice, values new perspectives, ideas of all sorts and different ways of working. 350.org’s online campaigns, grassroots activities and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by volunteers in over 188 countries.

The Role
We have an opening for a talented, experienced strategist and programme manager in support of a small team in Tokyo to develop, implement and coordinate our campaign program and movement building efforts in Japan for a fossil free world.  
350.org’s strategy in Japan is focussed on generating pressure on financial actors to stop investment in coal and institute sustainable financing policies.  We do this through working with our partners; building a strong network of volunteers and ensuring strong online/ offline communications to challenge fossil fuel financing in the country.

Skills Required
We seek a team leader to work with our team and volunteer groups in Japan and staff around the world. This role will comprise a firm combination of consultative strategic leadership with hands-on implementation, team leadership and operations management.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in campaigning, advocacy or strategy and be a great leader of people with a supportive, empowering management style.  She or he will have business level English and Japanese.  We are ideally looking for someone with demonstrated experience in developing, planning, implementing and coordinating creative campaigns to get results.

If you want to develop your career in a growing international NGO and help build a grassroots movement on climate change, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required in MS Word format.  Alternatively, please call Damian Penston in Tokyo on 090 4206 7967 to discuss.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.