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Advocacy and Campaigns Lead, Climate Integrity (m/f/d)


  • Organization: Transparency International
  • Location: Berlin
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - Broad
    • Political Affairs
    • Environment
    • Meteorology, Geology and Geography
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Internal audit, Investigation and Inspection
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Climate Change
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed


The Transparency International Secretariat is looking to fill an exciting policy position that will be based in our Policy and Advocacy Team to support our climate integrity programme. The Advocacy and Campaigns Lead (m/f/d) leads on the organisation’s advocacy campaigns on Climate Integrity, developing strategies, plans and products to support TI’s advocacy, campaigning and communications in the TI network. The Advocacy and Campaigns Lead (m/f/d) targets a series of external and internal audiences and stakeholders, supporting National Chapters with advocacy campaigning tools and products. They implement strong outreach to global institutions and other international actors through coalition and relationship building in coordination with TI’s climate integrity lead.

The Climate Governance Integrity Programme aims at enhancing transparency, inclusivity and accountability of climate policy and governance frameworks so that climate efforts are shielded from corruption, and reach the groups most vulnerable to climate change. The programme works globally with TI national chapters in 30+ countries across all regions. More details available at


Role Purpose: Lead on the organisation’s advocacy campaigns on Climate Integrity, developing strategies, plans and products to support TI’s advocacy, campaigning and communications in the TI network.

Team: Policy & Advocacy

Reporting Line: Head of Policy & Advocacy

Salary Band: Salary according to TI-S internal salary structure; for this position corresponding to band PF3 a salary starting EUR 55,650 gross per year depending on relevant experience

Contract Duration: Currently we can offer an employment contract limited for a duration of 2 years, with prospect of extension subject to continued organizational need, performance and funding.

Working Hours: full time [100%; 40 hours per week]

Location: Berlin


Based in the Policy & Advocacy Team and reporting to the Head of Policy & Advocacy, the Advocacy & Campaigns Lead (m/f/d) will:

  • Lead on collective international advocacy campaigns on climate and corruption issues, developing plans and strategies and implementing these together with colleagues in TI-S (climate team, communication team, and others) and the TI Movement and working with external partners.
  • Coordinate Chapters’ participation in global advocacy campaigning work, coordinating internal communications and knowledge sharing by using meetings, email lists, social media and other knowledge management tools to share best practice and learning across the Movement.
  • Build new and sustain existing strategic partnerships and alliances, by coordinating coalition efforts as well as overseeing dedicated components of work with external consultants to advance campaign objectives.
  • Deliver planned advocacy activities, resources and schedules.
  • Create advocacy campaign materials, including social media and digital campaigning, web content, and commentaries, interventions, think pieces or policy working papers as necessary.
  • Communicate TI's position and messaging to external and internal audiences
  • Assess and initiate opportunities for advocacy, lobbying and campaign actions regionally and internationally, through stakeholder mapping and issue scanning, as well as through active engagement in Monitoring, and Evaluation and Learning cycles/feedback loops.
  • Develop funding applications, implement grants and create or compile reports to funders, as well as deliver any other tasks identified as necessary.
  • Contribute to the overall functioning of the Policy and Advocacy team by providing proactive and ad hoc support as needed


In order to succeed in this role, candidates will need to meet the following:

  • Graduate university degree or professional qualification in social science, public policy or administration, journalism, international law, economics, management, or another relevant field
  • 7+ years of professional experience in international advocacy, campaigning, and communications
  • Sound knowledge of climate integrity issues and/or anti-corruption; past experience in working with and on anti-corruption, climate or development a strong advantage (e.g. with international institutions and networks, civil society organisations)
  • Experience with and/or a good understanding of advocacy campaigning concepts, processes and tools
  • Excellent analytical skills, with demonstrated record of strong writing and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English (to native speaker standard); proficiency in other languages an asset
  • Strong organisational skills, and ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure
  • Strong diplomatic and intercultural skills and ability to integrate diverse views and convene different actors
  • Commitment to environmental issues and anti-corruption
  • Fluent in English, additional languages (in particular Spanish and/or French) an advantage


Joining the Transparency International Secretariat candidates can expect:

  • the opportunity to become part of the global movement against corruption and make a positive contribution to the work of TI in the field of transparency and accountability working on a wide range of relevant and challenging issues
  • a role with purpose, working in a team of engaged and enthusiastic experts in the field of anti-corruption, driven and united by the desire to fight corruption and achieve significant and large-scale replicable impact
  • a dynamic, flexible and international working environment with peers representing 45+ different nationalities
  • a high degree of collaboration and autonomy in a lean and agile organisation with streamlined decision-making processes and a shared leadership culture with servant leadership philosophy
  • opportunities to learn and grow, including regular Show & Tell meetings and visits by external experts

Staff at TI-S enjoy a competitive compensation & benefits package designed for staff well-being and work life balance, incl.:

  • a relocation package incl. sponsorship of work permit if needed and eligible
  • financial contribution to German language classes
  • generous time off with 30 days of annual leave per year and flexible working times around core hours
  • Remote-hybrid working model from within Germany
  • the possibility of Work from Abroad for periods of time (currently for up to 10 working days at a time for a maximum of 20 working days per calendar year)
  • Friday afternoons alternately free or meeting-free during the summer months
  • Sodexo Restaurant Checks with plenty of options nearby the office for reduced prices for meals
  • reduced membership fees with Urban Sports Club
  • Mental wellbeing and counselling support by OpenUp
  • a centrally located office in a vibrant metropolitan city with excellent public transportation connectivity at the river Spree


Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and cover letter in English, merged into one PDF file, via the online recruitment system clicking on the button ‘Apply Online’. 

Closing date for applications is 23 June 2024.

Only applications duly completed and received through the online recruitment system will be considered.

Transparency International is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where diversity is valued and where there is equality of opportunity. We actively seek a diverse applicant pool and therefore welcome and strongly encourage applications from qualified candidates of all regions, countries, cultures and backgrounds. Existing permission to work in Germany is not a selection criterion and TI-S supports successful candidates in the process for applying for a work permit, if needed and eligible.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis and we do not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, colour or ethnic background, religious belief, sex, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation, marital or family status, age or ability. We kindly ask applicants to refrain from including in their application information relating to the above as well as from attaching photos.



Please note that Transparency International does not charge any fees at any stage of its recruitment and selection process (whether at application, processing, testing, interviewing, traveling or otherwise), nor does Transparency International require or need to know any information relating to the bank account details of applicants. Transparency International will also not ask you to join any group or account on social media or elsewhere.



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