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Media Campaigner - EU Elections (France)


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

Join our fantastic team!

Until June 15, 2024 - France (ideally in or around Paris)

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 Media Campaigner to support our citizen mobilisation push in the 2024 EU elections, from March to June 15. You will be part of a team dedicated to ensuring Europe continues to stand as a strong democratic force.

Joining one of the world's leading public organisations, your hard-hitting media and communications strategies will be leveraged to execute targeted campaigns aimed at preserving our human rights and dignity, as well as the environment during the EU elections. 

Your responsibilities will include designing creative and impactful media strategies and tactics, drafting message framing and media materials, spotting media moments, connecting and reaching out to key journalists and media. 

This position is a unique opportunity to shape Europe's political future in alignment with justice, equality, and human dignity. 


  • Develop and implement creative media and communications strategies and tactics.
  • Identify opportunities for strong media-led campaigns and moments to use media to advance campaigns;
  • Write media materials, talking points and briefings for staff and spokespersons;
  • 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.
  • Media pitching and outreach
  • Rewriting communications in other languages, depending on proficiency
  • Public speaking in the media and on social media.
  • Publishing and editing online content. 


The core competencies this role requires are:

  • Strong understanding and experience of how public elections campaigns function.
  • Advanced understanding of France culture, politics and media/social media landscape.
  • Professionalism, efficiency and results-oriented delivery on short timelines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Track record in messaging and storytelling skills with the ability to craft compelling narratives that resonate with diverse audiences.
  • Creative abilities for campaign tactics and strategies.
  • Strong media pitching skills with the ability to advocate and persuade reporters and editors.
  • Solid media relationships in France are desirable.
  • Strong spokesperson skills and ability to train others. 
  • Analytical skills and ability to use data to measure the effectiveness of communications initiatives.
  • 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.
  • Proficient in Google Suite and online communication systems (Slack, Zoom, etc).
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in French - 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 France, ideally in or around Paris.


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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