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GE - Greenpeace Intl GE job advertisment

                          Job Advertisement

             Greenpeace International is looking for a

                          Market Campaigner

Please feel free to forward to potential candidates and
interested persons

Greenpeace International is a major non-governmental opponent to
the release of
genetically modified organisms into the environment. Part of our
campaign focuses on the international market for such GMOs from
the supermarket to the farmers, including commodity trade,
processors, food producers, retailers and consumers.

To conduct this campaign most efficiently, GPI is offering a one year
contract for the position of a Market- Campaigner and advisor on
genetically engineered food.

Main Responsibilities:
Gatherintelligence on commodity and food markets with the aim
of providing the necessary information and contacts to
campaigners and ge free business partners on segregation and ge
free supply
Followthe legal/institutional environment of this business
Workwith national campaigners to influence food producers and
retailers as well as farmers and trade to go or stay ge free
Prepare,maintain and deliver target group tailored information for
the food business on the risks and public rejection of ge food.
Prepare,maintain and deliver target, group tailored information for
public and private investors and analysts on risks and uncertainties
of genetic engineering in agriculture
Prepare,maintain and deliver target group tailored information for
farmers and land owners on risks and uncertainties of genetic
engineering in agriculture
Bringtogether and communicate national efforts and business
trends internationally and advise national campaigns on the
development of market oriented campaigning.
Promoteorganic solutions on all these areas and keep contact
with this business.

Person Specification:
Backgroundor affinity and good communication skills for this
specific sector.
Ableto build a network of contacts to business and their
associations in this field.
Attendconferences, fairs and other business events and facilitate
the co-operation between national campaigners and major
business partners.
Beknowledgeable on GMOs and their market and be able to
present Greenpeace's position on the issue at all levels described

Experience/skills required:
ExcellentEnglish if not mother tongue, additional languages and
Solidexperience with computer editing and data-processing, e-
mail and internet-research.
Abilityto travel extensively.
Entrepreneurialspirit and dedication

Special Notes :
Theposition reports to the International Campaign Coordinator.
Thisis full time, temporary position, from as soon as possible
Extensionof the contract beyond the first year is conceivable but
cannot be guaranteed.
Basedin Greenpeace International, Amsterdam

For further information about this position please contact: Benny
Haerlin, Greenpeace International, Genetic Engineering Campaign,
Chausseestrasse 131, 10115 Berlin, Germany or email

Closing Date:
If you wish to apply for this position, please send your CV and
references to Lesley Hatton, Greenpeace International, Human
Resources Department, Keizersgracht 176,
1016 DW Amsterdam, or email { HYPERLINK
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Monday, 12 September, 1999.

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