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Organiser/Campaigner - EU Elections (Germany)


  • Organization: Avaaz
  • Location: Berlin
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Elections
  • Closing Date: 2024-06-15

Applications accepted in English or German.

About Avaaz

Avaaz is a worldwide movement that brings together 70 million members, aimed at empowering citizens and turning individual voices into a powerful collective force. This is especially crucial during key moments, enabling us to tackle urgent global issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss, land degradation, human rights violations, and threats to democracy.

The organisation is deeply mission focused and funded exclusively by members to maintain its independence. Avaaz has achieved a broad range of victories over the last 15 years that you can read about here


Role Overview

We're looking for a committed full-time organiser / campaigner to join our ‘creative resistance’ to stop the rise of right-wing extremism in Germany ahead of the European elections, from March until June 15. 

We need all hands on deck to break the wave of extremists surging across the continent, and are looking for dedicated, passionate, creative individuals to join our team for the 2024 EU elections and make sure that #NeverAgain isn’t just a slogan, but a promise.

If this sounds exciting to you and you’re keen to leverage your organising or campaigning skills to defend democracy and human rights, then do apply. We’re hiring as of today.

The ideal candidate will have great expertise in organising people and events, offline and online, from media stunts to campaigns, collaborating with partner organisations, networking, and engaging with citizen directly.

 This position is a unique opportunity to shape Europe's future and keep the voices of hatred and division at bay.



  • Monitoring election cycles and processes in Germany and identifying opportunities for mobilisations
  • Coordinating communities, influencers and individuals.
  • Working with grassroots organisations and civil society to coordinate efforts. 
  • Leading the planning and execution of both physical and digital campaigns, including physical. actions and stunts with short turnaround and media engagement.
  • Supporting the development of creative tactics and messages.
  • Drafting Avaaz member emails and other communications.
  • Assisting Campaign Directors in organising campaign actions and logistics, from ad buys to public petition deliveries.
  • Public speaking in media and on social media.
  • Publishing and editing online content. 
  • Correspondence and consultation (e.g. polling) with members.



This is a challenging role that requires motivation, reliability, flexibility, good judgement, initiative and an ability to deliver results. The core competencies which any successful candidate will display are:

  • Strong understanding and experience of how public elections campaigns function.
  • Strong understanding of local culture, politics and media/social media landscape.
  • Professionalism, efficiency and results-oriented delivery on short timelines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Passion and commitment to global justice, citizen empowerment and social change.
  • Strong teamwork skills, comfortable in a highly collaborative team culture and a hierarchical team structure.
  • Enthusiasm for a wide range of global issues, and a readiness to move swiftly between them, while being able to rapidly focus in on the details of each.
  • Strong strategic thinking and campaign planning skills.
  • Creativity for campaign tactics and strategies.
  • Proficient in Google Suite and online communication systems (Slack, Zoom, etc).
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in German - high proficiency in English is a plus.



Avaaz is a virtual organisation, with most of our work done online. This position will be based in Germany, ideally in Berlin.



Salary varies with location and experience, and is highly competitive with leading international nongovernmental organisations. The monthly compensation for this position ranges from 4.800 - 7.000 EURO.


Avaaz’s Commitment to Equity and Inclusion 

As a global organisation with millions of members around the world, it’s important to us that our team reflects the diversity needed to lead a movement of people from across the planet, rising to meet some of the most complex challenges humanity has ever faced. We believe we can only succeed by building a diverse team full of fresh perspectives and original ideas, and we are committed to creating a working environment in which everyone has an equitable opportunity to fulfil their potential.

Our team includes English as first language and second language speakers, the self-taught and university educated, people with all sorts of professional backgrounds. If doing the job you just read about would make you excited to come to work every day, if you’re talented, hard-working and committed to making a difference - we want you to apply.

Avaaz does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, language and accent, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, family/parental or marital status, religion, socioeconomic class, caste, disability or any other characteristic protected by law

We are committed to ongoing learning, so if you have suggestions for us on how to better put these values into practice in our hiring process, we’d value your input. Please write to us at with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.

We’ll provide reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants with disabilities or special needs to participate in the application process, so please let us know if you have such a request when you apply.

Thank you!

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