The Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies - the political foundation/think-tank of the European People’s Party (EPP; the largest European-level political party of the centre-right) - conducts activities on a wide range of policy-oriented, EU-related issues. The Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies is looking for a dynamic, motivated and innovative individual to fill the full-time position of Research Officer, based in Brussels.
Established under the EU Regulation (EC) No. 1524/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the regulations governing political parties at European level and the rules regarding their funding, the Martens Centre is an organisation that offers the unique opportunity to join an energetic team which lays the groundwork for the foundation’s ambitious plan of action.
The Martens Centre is currently looking for a dynamic, motivated and innovative individual with academic credentials to fill the position of Research Officer (m/f) based in Brussels. The position of Research Officer is a full-time position.
The Research Officer identifies the main themes within the policy fields relevant to the EPP family and aims to bring forward new messages, stimulate debate and commit high-level experts to the Centre.
One of the main responsibilities includes functioning as Assistant Editor-in-Chief of the Martens Centre Policy Journal, European View. Related tasks consist of identifying article contributors, conceptualise, review articles, contacting potential authors, liaising and communicating with the article authors throughout the editing and proofreading process; ensuring the authors meet the agreed deadlines to submit their contributions, liaising and communicating with the external publisher of the European View and being proactive in communicating and promoting the European View to external audiences.
Submission of application: applicants should forward a detailed CV and a cover letter by e-mail to the attention of Tomi Huhtanen, Executive Director of the Martens Centre, by 21 May 2017. When applying, please mention “Research Officer” in the subject-line of the email message.
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