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23 Jan 2018

Project and Communications Manager

to be based at its Secretariat in Brussels. The position includes occasional missions within EU.

Starting date: February 2018

EUFORES job profile: Tasks and responsibilitiesProject Management

  • Coordinate and manage projects and activities
  • General management of EU-funded projects: Coordination of work packages and tasks with project partners and general contract implementation and project reporting
  • Keep informed about renewable energy and energy efficiency policies and discussions on EU level
  • Project communication: newsletters, press releases, mailings, brochures, social media etc.

Event Management

  • Prepare, organise, manage, implement and follow-up events of EUFORES (Inter-Parliamentary Meetings and workshops in national parliaments; breakfast roundtables, workshops and dinners in the European Parliament etc.)
  • Manage all event related onsite issues: rooms, catering, technical requirements, hostesses, hotels, services, side events, transport etc.
  • Keep up relations with managing counterparts in the European Parliament etc.

Management of Membership relations

  • Identification, contacting and acquisition of parliamentary and supporting members
  • Membership relations and services (maintain database, identify new members, follow-up relationships with parliamentary and non-parliamentary members etc.)
  • Keep the parliamentary network base up-to-date by conducting annual parliamentary contacts research and identification of key Members of Parliament all over Europe
  • Preparation of Advisory Committee meetings

Communications, Marketing and Fund Raising

  • Communications and marketing of EUFORES (EUFORES website, newsletters, media campaigns, printing material, corporate identity, press releases, press reviews and widening of press contacts etc.)
  • Fund raising and sponsorship activities

Office Management

  • Personal Assistance to the Secretary General (team coordination, communication, travel arrangements)
  • Office Management (office facilities and supplies etc.)

Your Profile: Required Skills

  • Post-graduate University Degree in a related field (political and social science, international relations, management, European studies, intercultural management etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge on EU institutions, renewable energy, energy efficiency and environmental issues
  • At least 2 years work experience in project, event and office management in the field of EU institutions (experience from European Parliament or Commission welcome)
  • Fluent written and oral English (German and French very welcome)
  • First class management and representation skills
  • Advanced IT user skills (Excel, Word, Internet, Photoshop, InDesign, Typo3)
  • Excellent communication qualities especially in writing, editing and drafting
  • Ability to research, evaluate, negotiate, establish and maintain relationships with members, partners, speakers and high level officials and decision makers
  • Cultural awareness and flexibility
  • Willingness and availability to travel
  • References welcome

Your application

  • Please direct your CV with photo and motivation letter
  • To Dr. Jan Geiss, Secretary General of EUFORES, jan.geiss@eufores.org  
  • Via e-mail only
  • With the subject "Application Project & Communications Manager EUFORES – your name"
  • Strictly no telephone calls!

Application deadline: 19th January 2018. Only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Personal Interviews will be held in Brussels in January 2018.

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