The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives/Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance (GAIA) is a worldwide alliance of groups and individuals in more than 90 countries who work together to shut down incinerators and other dirty waste technologies, and promote inclusive zero waste strategies that conserve natural resources, protect public health and the climate, and support innovative community and worker-led solutions.
We are looking for an inspiring, dynamic, and goal-oriented Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator who can provide leadership to GAIA’s regional campaigns and strategies, and work with members to set a critical path for current and future work. Location will be in Quezon City, Philippines or Chennai, India (exact location in Asia to be determined).
Primary responsibilities of this position include:
-provide political guidance and advice on projects and member support initiatives;
-develop a shared critical analysis within our network of key strategic opportunities and threats;
-build linkages and partnerships between GAIA and allied movements;
-ensure regional participation in international campaigns, and provide input to global strategies;
-facilitate Asia-Pacific member development and consultation processes;
-supervise GAIA’s lean but highly effective 4-person regional team and finances;
-manage the regional budget and direct fundraising for Asia-Pacific projects;
-direct the regional media strategy and serve as a GAIA spokesperson in public venues.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have at least five years of experience in coordination and campaigning, and will show demonstrated skill in strategy development and implementation. Excellent networking skills and a passion for environmental health and justice and grassroots social change is also required, as is fluent English and proven track record in project and staff management.
To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further instructions, please see the full job announcement at: http://www.no-burn.org/jobs_asiapacific