We're recruiting: Communication and Logistics Officer for International Cooperation

Brussels, Belgium,
5 February 2020


We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed team member to work in our secretariat in Brussels.

The applicant will start as soon as possible.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 2nd March 2020, by 9AM

Date and location of the interview: 12th March 2020, in Brussels

We are a non-governmental European umbrella organisation set up to represent organisations of persons with disabilities at EU level. Our membership includes 100 member Organisations including European NGOs and National Federations of organisations of persons with disabilities. Our mission is to promote the equal opportunities and human rights of persons with disabilities towards the European Union.

Tasks are described in detail in the job description you will find under 'More information' at the bottom of the page

Ideal candidate

  • A strong commitment to EDFs mission and values
  • Experience in positions with tasks closely related to the ones described in the Job Description; including experience and knowledge on the rights of persons with disabilities and organisations of persons with disabilities (DPOs)
  • At least two years’ experience in organising accessible and inclusive events
  • At least two years’ experience in communication activities
  • Ability to work independently
  • A high level of organisation, efficiency and an ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication (verbal and written) skills in English; other languages including Sign languages are an advantage.
  • Permission to live and work in Belgium

Desirable

  • Knowledge in project reporting
  • General interest in international cooperation
  • Experience of working and living in a variety of cultures and countries

Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The post will be based at the EDF secretariat in Brussels. Travelling might be required for this position.

Gross starting salary: 2800 euros gross month plus benefits (Luncheon vouchers, Transport costs, Pension Scheme, hospitalisation insurance, …)

How to apply

Please send the following to Marion Steff, marion.steff@edf-feph.org:

  • Your CV
  • A motivation letter
  • A one-page document (maximum) answering the following question: “EDF recently published a Guidance note on the role of European DPOs in International Cooperation. Can you write a short article about it for EDF’s website as well as the tweet(s) you would publish?”

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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