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23 Jan 2018
EFFAT is the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions. EFFAT defends the interests of more than 22 million workers towards the European Institutions, European industrial federations and enterprise management. 
The secretariat in Brussels is currently looking for a full-time Administrative Assistant for its Company Policy and Youth Officer
Main tasks: 
  • Drafting documents, letters and minutes 
  • Translations
  • Preparation and organisation (all aspects) of meetings in Belgium and abroad, contact with the services providers (hotels/travels/booths/interpreters/translators…);
  • Maintenance of good and constructive relationships with representatives from various European institutions, employers’ organisations, companies, etc..
  • Taking care of correspondence (emails, phone calls, etc...)
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Manage activities with suppliers
  • Management of the Agenda of the Political Secretary;
  • Upload messages on the EFFAT website and extranet;
  • Some other administrative tasks…
  • Language skills: Excellent spoken and written English and French is an absolute requirement; other languages like German are highly welcomed;
  • Proven organisational skills: organising meetings & events and respecting project deadlines;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Capable to work in a small European team (11 employees) and able to take initiative and be pro-active;
  • General understanding of EU policies, institutions and decision-making process;
  • Excellent computer literacy including internet, email and standard MS Office applications.
The position is based on a full-time contract under Belgian law. Starting date: as soon as possible. EFFAT offers an attractive social package (13 months and holiday allowance, tickets-restaurant, supplementary pension scheme…) and the premises are centrally located in Brussels.
If you believe you fit this profile, please send your application, including a motivation letter and your CV to by 23 January 2018.

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