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Senior Strategist, Public Finance, Politics, & Policy

Remote
7 days ago
Contract position

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Driven by a passion to solve the climate crisis, The Sunrise Project is a team of experienced change-makers, researchers and ...

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Job Description

Location: Remote working, or Syd, Melb, Newcastle offices

Salary: AUD $103,309 –125,144 dependent on skills, knowledge, experience.

Hours: 35 hours 

Contract: Type Fixed term, 18 months

Application Deadline: 11:59pm, 12th Feb 2023 AEDT

About the Role

As a Senior Strategist you will work in collaboration with the Australian Gas team and key partners to prevent new and repeal existing public subsidies and public finance for gas and gas infrastructure, and to achieve legislative outcomes that create the conditions for gas exports phase down. 

Key responsibilities

  • Works with the Gas and Australian Program Directors and key campaign partners to lead the development of strategies that build support for, and neutralise opposition to, the removal of public subsidies and public finance for gas

  • Works with the Gas and Australian Program Directors and key campaign partners to lead the development of strategies that secure legislative and policy outcomes that force industry to internalise the environmental costs of its operations, and create the conditions for gas exports phase down

  • Drives and supports the implementation of these strategies

  • Builds collaborative relationships with and provides campaigns advice to movement partners to help them run high-impact campaigns 

  • Contributes to the broader work of the Australian Gas team, including on other federal or state policy, where requested by the Gas or Australian Program Directors

  • Aligns programmatic strategies and Objective Key Results with Sunrise’s mission and Values.

Skills, knowledge and experience

 Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in campaigning and/or organising that has achieved real-world change

  • Demonstrated campaign strategy development skills 

  • Demonstrated aptitude for relationship management within complex environments

  • Strong power analysis skills

  • Strong group work and facilitation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and visual communication skills

  • A passion for taking action on climate change and a deep commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.

How Sunrise supports its staff

The Sunrise Project. is committed to creating a workplace that supports our staff to do their best work and develop professionally. We have the following in place to help us achieve that, noting pro rata will apply for part time staff:

  • Superannuation 12.5%

  • Birthday leave (if it’s your birthday, you get a day off)

  • Solidarity and community leave 1 week p.a

  • Cultural leave (floating public holidays)

  • Gifted leave (over Christmas and New Year)

  • Paid parental leave (subject to eligibility conditions)

  • Generous financial support for office and/or remote working

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

  • Commitment to supporting your professional development ( up to $2000 per annum )

  • Flexible work policy, including hybrid-remote working

  • Coaching and management support with regular 1:1 meetings

  • Performance reviews and feedback to support you and the team to reflect and grow

  • A co-developed initial 3 month work plan to support your onboarding and provide clarity on your role and responsibilities

How to apply for this job

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Driven by a passion to solve the climate crisis, The Sunrise Project is a team of experienced change-makers, researchers and ...

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