Are you our next Civic Space Assistant?
The ECF secretariat is composed of a small but dynamic and multi-task team, responsible for the implementation of the work programme and the day-to-day management of the network. We are currently seeking a civic space assistant (CIP) to support and contribute to the ECF work of research and advocacy on civic space and democracy-related issues. The civic space assistant is a politically savvy, sociable and passionate person, ideally acquainted with contemporary struggles of intersectional feminism, environmental, social and racial justice etc.
- Daily monitoring of relevant issues linked to civic space and democracy;
- Write weekly updates on the developments of civic freedoms in 8 European countries as part of the ECF research partnership with the CIVICUS Monitor;
- Support external communication (update the Civic Space Watch website with articles and interviews, preparation of newsletter, drafting of social media content);
- Support the research and advocacy towards European institutions;
- Support the organisation of ECF events, including the European Civic Academy.
The job description gives a general outline of the main tasks and responsibilities and is not exhaustive. This may include contributing to communications materials, proof-reading, taking notes at meetings, assisting with events management or other tasks.
- Passion for advancing justice, rights and democracy; understanding of civic space and NGOs sector;
- Interest in the functioning of the European Union and European policies;
- Experience in the NGO sector;
- Excellent command of English both in writing and speaking (working language); Knowledge of French is preferable;
- Good writing and analytical skills;
- Adaptability, high level of autonomy, good organisational skills;
- Ability to work in a multicultural team and environment;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
- Experience in the use of WordPress and mailing tools (especially Mailchimp) is preferable.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
- Location: Post holder will join the permanent staff team based in Brussels (rue du Congrès 13). They will be under the responsibility of the Research and Advocacy coordinator.
- Duration: 6 months renewable under a Convention d’Immersion Professionnelle, starting 3rd January 2023.
- Remuneration: 1000 € Gross, monthly transportation pass and meal vouchers.
- Working hours: Full time position: 38 hours per week (5 days), working hours: 9.00 – 18.00 from Monday to Thursday, 9.00 to 16.00 on Friday. This position requires some flexibility of working hours, mainly due to traveling.
Please send your application (CV and covering letter in EN) by e-mail to Giada Negri (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 30 November 2022 at the latest.
Please note that we will be able to contact only short-listed candidates.
Interviews with selected candidates will take place between 7 and 9 December 2022.