Junior Policy Adviser (Part Time)

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15 Dec 2017

The European Association of Guarantee Institutions (AECM) is seeking to employ a junior policy adviser as part time position.

The activities envisioned for this role are:

  • Monitoring, analyzing and informing members regarding European and international policy dossiers of relevance for the guarantee sector.
  • Responsible for the AECM working groups: preparation of meetings, drafting of agenda and background documents, contributing to the meeting by reporting on latest developments for each topic at EU and international level, drafting a summary of the meeting and ensuring that agreed upon action points are executed;
  • Liaising extensively with colleagues and members working on relevant policy files; determining the developments in these areas that are relevant to AECM’s members;
  • Translating members’ positions into concrete action at all levels: public position papers, consultation responses, best practices, seminars, action plans, etc;
  • Liaising with EU and international authorities such as the European Commission, the European Parliament, other associations, etc. on an ongoing basis to present and promote the views of AECM
  • Produce materials, press releases, talking points, background documents, and other communications for congressional meetings and smart lobbying, produce content for external and internal communication (newsletters, website)
  • Conduct strategic planning in advance of meetings, including meeting goals, and ensure follow up
  • Work as part of a team, contributing towards a culture of flexible and collaborative team 

Profile (required)

  • University Degree, ideally with a specialization in European affairs;
  • 1 to 3 years work experience in a European or in a national association;
  • Proven analytical and drafting skills;
  • Ability to work in an international environment; effective communicator in meetings;
  • Organizational skills, ability to take initiative and work independently and also to collaborate with colleagues where necessary;
  • Ability to comply with tight deadlines and to deal with numerous files in parallel;
  • A person able to work under pressure and tight deadlines;
  • Working language English, additional languages, especially French and Italian are considered an asset;
  • Relevant computer and presentation skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

The offered contract is part-time (50%) and candidates are invited to apply by sending their CV and covering letter to: info@aecm.eu with the object "Junior Policy Adviser + your name and surname". ​Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted so we thank you in advance for your interest in this position.

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