The Migration Policy Group (MPG) seeks a Head of Campaigns on an employee or consultant basis from September/October to May/June with the possibility of renewal.
The European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) for a Welcoming Europe - the first ECI and major NGO collaborative campaign on migration - aimed to create national coalitions able to reach a million EU citizens and achieve policy change at EU level. Building on the ECI’s insights, the Head of Campaigns will work together with partners to:
Reflecting and building on the most impactful mobilisation activities from the ECI “We are a Welcoming Europe”, the Head of Campaigns will help to support effective partners to work together to influence the European migration policy debate under the new European Commission and Parliament:
The Head of Campaigns will offer coordination support to the most effective organisations, individual leaders and to its growing community of EU citizens and migrant supporters.
The Head of Campaigns will work with partners to develop, coordinate and amplify the most effective joint campaign messages that can help them to reframe the debate and reach a wider audience among European voters. Consultations with partners will determine what should be the focus of common messages, working with MPG staff. This Head of Campaigns will develop a communications plan and set of key actions and advice on messaging and framing.
The Head of Campaigns will convene an alliance meeting to plan a common strategy and activities towards the new European institutions. The Head of Campaigns will help partners to decide on common long-term objectives, structures, messages and means to achieve these goals (including clear commitments in terms of staff, resources and mobilisation of communication channels). The new strategy will lay the foundation for an Alliance centered on concrete policy asks, with a wider range of campaigning and mobilisation tactics.
The role is for an experienced coordinator with expertise on strategic communications and campaigning and with an understanding of the current migration debate and NGO landscape.
The person should be able to prove:
Interested candidates should send the following to MPG (email@example.com):
Deadline for applications is 9 September 2019.
MPG’s flexibility in terms of consultancy or working conditions:
Note: This maximum amount applies only to consultants and not to employee candidates due to the difference in tax regimes, overheads and social/employers’ obligations.