Training and Events coordinator

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14 Feb 2020

Are you looking for an interesting job in a stimulating work environment within the scientific non-profit sector? Are you service minded and willing to go the extra mile? If yes, then you may be our new colleague in the FENS training & meetings team in Brussels. 

Job description:

  1. Coordination and support of the FENS schools programme
  2. Programme planner and event support person for scientific meetings
  3. Coordination and support of the Brain Conferences
  4. General administrative tasks, including database and budget   planning related to training and events
  5. The Training and Events coordinator reports to the Training & Meetings manager of FENS.

Qualifications and profile

  • You have impeccable language skills with a fluent command of both spoken and written English.
  • You are well organised and naturally team oriented.
  • You have 1-3 years of relevant work experience, ideally within the area of event management or similar.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft suite (MS office, content management platforms)
  • You are ideally the holder of a professional or academic bachelor degree. Scientific background will be considered an advantage.
  • You are legally allowed to work in Belgium.

Location and Salary

The position of Training and Events coordinator is a full-time position (38h per week), based in the FENS office in Brussels. The job will require flexibility in terms of working days/hours in connection with events-related meetings and travel (within Europe). FENS offers a permanent contract (CDI, Belgium) with compensation according to the qualifications of the selected candidate. Meal vouchers are offered as part of the contract.

Application process

Please send your motivated cover letter and short CV as a single PDF for the attention of Training & Meetings Manager Mihaela Vincze to Please indicate ‘Training and Events coordinator’ in the subject line of your email. Deadline for applications: 14th February 2020. Interviews will be held in Brussels towards the end of February 2020. Starting date: as soon as possible thereafter.

About FENS

The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) federates 44 scientific non-profit societies across Europe and represents more than 21,000 scientists working in the field of neuroscience. Through its activities, FENS actively promotes scientific exchange and education among European neuroscientists and serves as the main Europe voice for neuroscience on behalf of its members towards the European institutions and international partners in a global context. The FENS office currently has six employees.


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