The International Co-operative Alliance is an independent, non-governmental organisation established in 1895 to unite, represent and serve co-operatives worldwide. It provides a global voice and forum for knowledge, expertise and coordinated action for and about co-operatives. The Alliance members are international and national co-operative organisations across 100 countries from all sectors of the economy, including agriculture, industry, services, banking, retail, fisheries, health, housing and insurance. Through its membership, the Alliance gives a voice to 1,2 billion of the world’s citizens. More information is available at: www.ica.coop.
Against the background of cooperative enterprises enabling people around the world to become protagonists of their own social and economic development, the ICA-EU Development Partnership ‘Cooperatives in Development – People-centred businesses in action’ works on promoting the cooperative business model in global and regional development policies, strengthening cooperative organisations as viable actors in development processes in their own rights. The ICA-EU Development Partnership is led by the ICA global office, in coordination with the four regional offices for Europe, Africa, Americas, and Asia-Pacific.
PRINCIPAL ROLES AND RESPONSABILITIES
The Communications Officer will be in charge of supporting the communication tasks within the ICA-EU Development Partnership program. S/he will be in charge of the preparation of visibility material for conferences, seminars, events, publications, etc. in line with the EU guidelines and will be in charge of updating the social media and implementing digital and, off-line communication, including the drafting of press releases and newsletters. As a member of the ICA-EU Development Partnership team, s/he will report directly to the International Development Director.
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Starting date is as soon as possible.
Located at the Cooperative House Europe (Avenue Milcamps, 1030 Brussels, Belgium).
Candidates need to have, at the time of application, the legal right to work in Belgium. We regret that we are not able to apply for work-permits on their behalf.
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