UEF Job Vacancies | February 2022

Job Vacancies: Policy Officer and Communications Officer in the UEF Secretariat


Deadline for application: 11 March 2022
 
The European Federalists…
…is a non-governmental pan-European organisation, dedicated to the promotion of closer European integration and a democratic and federal Europe. The UEF was founded in 1946 and today is active in many European countries. We organise campaigns, debates, seminars, actions and other events across Europe on key European issues and federalism. We dialogue with European institutions and national policy-makers to promote a united and federal Europe. The current main focus of work is the Conference on the Future of Europe, in which UEF is represented as the part of civil society in the delegation of the European Movement International. 
We are looking for…
… an above-average committed and flexible personality with a successfully completed Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferably in the fields of European law, political science, communication, to work in the following areas: 

Communications Officer

  • Drafting of the monthly newsletter « UEF Insider » and the fortnightly newsletter on CoFoE « The Time is Now ».
  • Supporting the implementation of communication strategy and activities;
  • Supporting the UEF Secretariat in internal and external communication activities (including on social media);
  • Supporting the organisation of statutory and other internal and external meetings, etc., e.g. Congress, Federal Committee, Political Commissions, Conferences & Debates, Receptions;
  • Contributing to the management of day-to-day administrative tasks ;

Policy Officer

  • Supporting the organisation of statutory and other internal and external meetings, etc., e.g. Congress, Federal Committee, Political Commissions, Conferences & Debates, Receptions;
  • Supporting the conception and implementation of different projects;
  • Supporting the conception and implementation of the UEF-Network Academy;
  • Administrative support to the Political Commissions of the UEF;
  • Assisting the preparation of opinions, statements and working papers of the organization;
  • Contributing to the management of day-to-day administrative tasks.

We expect

  • Professional experience in the aforementioned areas;
  • The ability to grasp complex issues precisely and to process and abstract processes independently;
  • The ability to structure and organise oneself independently;
  • Readiness to work, resilience and flexibility;
  • Willingness to travel on business;
  • Loyalty;
  • A confident handling of IT media ;
  • Persuasiveness and assertiveness;
  • A very good ability to express oneself in English and another official language of the EU
  • Ability to work in a team.

We offer

  • Fixed term contract of 12 months under Belgian law – possibility to prolong the contract
  • Monthly ticket for public transport in Brussels (part of salary) + food voucher + travel reimbursements when travelling for UEF

How to apply?

  • Please send your curriculum vitae and motivation letter to the Secretary General of UEF, Anna Echterhoff: anna.echterhoff@federalists.eu 
  • Deadline for applications: 11 March 2022
  • Selection process: Successful candidates will be invited for an online interview.
  • The selected candidate would start at the earliest convenient date possible

Anna ECHTERHOFF
UEF Secretary General