Policy and Advocacy Officer

European Friends of Armenia
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Sep-15-2019
  • Posted
    Sep 06

Position description

European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA, www.eufoa.org) is a Brussels-based NGO which seeks to build bridges between Europe and Armenia. We are now seeking to grow our team with a Policy and Advocacy Officer to support our policy and advocacy efforts towards the European Union and the Council of Europe.

The position includes a wide range of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Conduct background research and closely monitor the political developments between the European Union and Armenia
  • Draft and update policy reports on EU-Armenia relations
  • Assist in developing advocacy strategies towards the European institutions;
  • Develop and maintain a mapping of MEPs and other strategic stakeholders;
  • Coordinate activities in regard to advocacy at the PACE, and further participate in developing follow-up activities;
  • Assist in developing advocacy strategies towards the CoE
  • Develop and maintain a mapping of MPs and other strategic stakeholders within the CoE system;
  • Provide technical and logistical support for political events and awareness campaigns
  • Develop and consolidate contacts with national and European authorities, other civil society associations, think tanks and the academic world.

Qualifications

  • Relevant academic background (preferably a degree in international law, international relations, political sciences);
  • At least 3 years of proven experience working with the EU and CoE mechanisms, tools and policies, and the work of NGOs towards the institutions. 5 years or more of professional experience will be considered an advantage;
  • Proven experience to multitask, work under limited supervision and take initiative under tight deadlines;
  • Excellent command of oral and written English (knowledge of Russian/French is an asset), and strong writing skills;
  • Capacity to see the big picture, have a keen attention to detail, and be hands-on, like to work in a team and good in internal communications, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Applicants from countries requiring work permits (Armenia, Russia, etc) have equal opportunities if they already hold a valid work permit for Belgium

We are offering:

  • A very good working environment in a small, young, efficient and international team
  • Full time position and fair terms under Belgian law
  • Competitive salary
  • Long term perspective

Application instructions

Please send your application consisting of a CV (2 pages maximum) and a motivation letter in English to email address. Please include the name of the position in the subject of your email.

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