Frank Bold Foundation
opens the position of:
Job location: Kraków
Starting date: asap – by 01st February 2015 at the latest
Duration: 1year with possible extension
Application closing date: 3rd January 2016, by 6 pm
About the role
This exciting and challenging role is designated for a lawyer to make a contribution to developing and delivering our key legal cases in the field of environment. This will involve preparation of legal strategies and submission, analyzing Polish, EU and other international legislation. The person will be also involved in drafting project strategies and their implementation in Poland.
The successful candidate will be required to maintain partnerships with other NGOs, initiate and sustain communication with local partners and support their campaigns with expert legal knowledge – also by public presentations or reviewing press communication.
The successful candidate will have master degree in Law and will be ready to contribute to strategic legal thinking, advocacy and creative problem solving in a public interest law setting. You will be able to apply legal skills creatively able to convey complex legal ideas to a wide variety of audiences. You are also committed to environmental issues and support for groups of active citizens. You are open and positive person with an out-of-box approach to problem solving. Independence, reliability, flexibility, willingness to travel as well as high degree of work ethic are your character traits. Apart of that you will also be fluent in English both in speech and writing. Previous experience with environmental law is an advantage.
Frank Bold Foundation is a purpose driven non-governmental organization using non-profit approach to solve social and environmental problems. We promote corporate and governmental accountability, pioneer climate change litigation, and provide free legal support to civil society in human rights, environmental and anti-corruption cases. Our vision is that of a free society that enables everybody to aspire to personal happiness while being aware of their responsibility to the public and the condition of the environment. More information about Frank Bold available at www.frankbold.org.
We offer the background of a strong European non-profit organization, friendly working environment, flexible working hours as well as full-time job and regular supervision.
Closure dates for applications by 3rd January 6pm, interviews to be held in the w/c on 11th January, with immediate start/ according to the successful candidate.
To apply send your CV and motivational letter in English, to: firstname.lastname@example.org