IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Advocacy and Membership Manager Position at the EaP CSF Secretariat
29 July 2015
The Secretariat of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) is looking for an Advocacy and Membership Manager who will have a strategic role within the Secretariat focusing on advocacy, membership and internal communications. The Advocacy and Membership Manager will be responsible for providing strategic political analysis to support the development and implementation of effective advocacy strategies with institutional, governmental or other relevant actors. Along with advancing core campaigns, the Manager will identify and coordinate research on topical issues for the Forum. The Advocacy and Membership Manager will work with the Steering Committee, Working Groups and National Platforms of the EaP CSF on achieving the advocacy goals of the Forum as specified in the Forum’s strategy. Reporting to the Director of the Secretariat, the person will be responsible for the internal communications of the Forum and will be successfully communicating the activities of the Forum to its internal and external audiences focusing on the results and impact achieved.
The key responsibilities of Advocacy and Membership Manager are to:
Profile of a candidate:
The candidate will have a Master’s degree in international affairs, international development, European studies, media, journalism, or another relevant discipline and previous relevant experience in membership development, policy development, advocacy or communication. The candidate will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to develop strong productive working relationships with EaP CSF participants and external stakeholders (EU institutions, NGOs, private organisations, national governments, etc.), be able to manage a varied and heavy workload and work independently in a busy team.
What we offer:
CV and motivation letter should be sent to email@example.com by midnight CET 23th of August with the reference: “Advocacy and Membership Manager”. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The interviews will be conducted in person in Brussels or via Skype in late August-early September.
About the Forum and the Secretariat
The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) was established in 2009 and aims to support Eastern European countries' sustainable reform process with a view to accelerating their political association and economic integration with the EU. The Forum strengthens the diversity and plurality of public discourse and policymaking by holding governments and public authorities accountable to the commitments made in the joint declaration of the Prague Eastern Partnership summit, signed by the EU and the governments of the six Partner countries. See archive.eap-csf.eu for further details.
The Secretariat of the Forum was registered in 2012 as an international non-profit organisation in Brussels, Belgium. The Secretariat serves as an information, coordination and expertise hub for the participants of the Forum, the bodies of the Forum, and stakeholders in Brussels and Eastern Partnership countries.