Communications Associate (Geneva), Center for International Environmental Law

CIEL seeks a Communications Associate to support a multi-faceted communications strategy designed to strengthen CIEL as a leader in defending the right to a healthy planet. The associate will assist the CIEL communications team in 1) increasing CIEL’s presence in international media markets, with an emphasis on Europe and the United Nations, and 2) expanding the organization’s digital and shared media capacity across CIEL’s programs.

This is a great position for a creative communications professional with a passion for and demonstrated ability to transforming dense, jargon-heavy material into strategic, engaging narratives in order to advance environmental justice and human rights around the globe. Read the full position description here.

This is a full-time, exempt position based in Geneva, Switzerland that reports to the Vice President. Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive with similar non-profit positions. CIEL offers an excellent benefits package, including employer-paid medical, dental, vision, and a 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match.

Application Deadline: Accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Desired start date is as soon as possible.

To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé, short relevant writing sample, and a one-paragraph answer to “Why are human rights important in the context of the environment?” in a single PDF via email to with the title “Communications Associate: Your Name.”

About CIEL: CIEL’s dynamic team of international attorneys and experts work together in a collaborative and supportive work environment to tackle some of the most interesting and challenging issues facing people and the planet. CIEL is actively committed to the principles of multiculturalism, equal employment opportunity, and to building an organization that is as diverse as the communities we serve around the world. CIEL encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, religion, disability, or veteran status.