German Advocacy Campaigner (m/f/d)

Full-Time | Mozilla

Remote, Germany | November 8, 2023

The German Advocacy Campaigner executes Mozilla’s multi-year advocacy campaigns to change consumer technology products, shape industry norms, and ensure effective tech regulation in Germany, in line with our trustworthy AI theory of change. To do this, the Campaigner communicates with policymakers, media and civil society organizations. They also work to engage and mobilize Mozilla’s thousands of supporters in Germany around the health of the internet and trustworthy AI. 

Here are some projects you'll likely work on in your first 6 months:

  • Work on campaigns around the issues of Privacy; Digital Services Act; Open-source; Consumer Choice; and Climate Change

As an Advocacy Campaigner at Mozilla Foundation, you will…

Campaigning - 50% of time

  • Implement multi-year advocacy campaigns for Germany to change consumer technology products, shape industry norms, and ensure effective tech regulation in line with Mozilla’s trustworthy AI theory of change. 
  • Lead execution and evaluation of Mozilla campaigns for German supporters, including the development of effective campaign materials for German audiences, working with Mozilla’s Digital Engagement, Policy and Research Teams.

Policy and Advocacy - 40% of time

  • Track key consumer tech and policy trends for trustworthy AI, to identify advocacy and campaign opportunities for Germany.
  • Communicate recommendations to German policymakers and regulators on key trustworthy AI issues, in collaboration with policy experts across Mozilla.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key partners in Germany including civil society organizations, policymakers and media.
  • Through work in Germany, support Mozilla’s wider policy and advocacy strategy for the European Union.
  • Build collaborative relationships within Mozilla and across the Foundation and Corporation.

Fundraising - 10% of time

  • Work closely with the Fundraising Team to implement effective online fundraising strategies for German supporters.

Your Professional Profile:

  • Experience in crafting and implementing public campaigns, including online.
  • Five years of work experience or equivalent in campaigning organizations; experience of work in non-profits focused on internet rights or consumer rights preferred.
  • Strong analytical, oral, written, and social communications skills in German (equivalent to ILR 5 – native or bilingual) and English (equivalent to ILR 4).
  • Ability to conduct research and analysis on a range of issues, and effectively articulate how these relate to policies, initiatives and procedures to non-expert audiences.
  • Experience in leading projects and communicating with a team so that each person can understand and add to the strategy and vision effectively.
  • Genuine interest in topics and alignment with Mozilla’s Mission and Manifesto, especially regarding diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to effectively handle workload and complete projects in a timely fashion.
  • Two or more years of experience of remote work in a globally distributed organization.

We Are Excited To See Any Additional Experience:

  • Experience of campaigning on tech issues, particularly related to AI or data.
  • Experience with fundraising, either from individual donors or large foundations (particularly digital fundraising).
  • Tertiary level degree or equivalent certification

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