Training and Events’ Manager (full-time, Brussels-based)

European Citizen Action Service (ECAS)
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Dec 21

Position description

ECAS is Recruiting a Training and Events’ Manager (full-time, Brussels-based)

The European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) is a Brussels-based international non-profit organisation with a pan-European membership and 30 years of experience.

ECAS’ mission: Empowering citizens in order to create a more inclusive and stronger European Union by:

  • Promoting and defending citizens’ rights.
  • Developing and supporting mechanisms to increase citizens and citizen organisations’ democratic participation in, and engagement with, the EU.

ECAS’ Vision

An inclusive, transparent, citizen-centric and democratic European Union in which citizens’ rights are at the heart of decision making at all levels and in citizens are informed, consulted and actively participate.

ECAS’ Team Values

  • Non-partisanship: Free from affiliation with any political party.
  • Professionalism: Striving for excellence in all aspects of our work.
  • Empowerment: Enabling citizens to understand and utilise their rights.
  • Inclusiveness: Ensuring that all EU citizens can fully enjoy their rights.
  • Innovation: Applying unique and modern solutions.

Description of the Job

The successful candidate will coordinate the training and events’ activities of ECAS’ in its EU RIGHTS and EUROPEAN DEMOCRACYfocus areas.

The events will target diverse audiences, such as civil society organisations, public authorities, decision-makers, experts, citizens etc. The training activities will take place both online and in the form of offline events.

ECAS’ Training and Events Manager should have a keen interest in understanding European citizenship issues, should operate effectively at their own initiative while being a team player and should be able to work under tight deadlines.

Commitment to ECAS’ mission and values is a must.


Reporting to the Director of ECAS and working in close collaboration with ECAS’ team members, the Candidate will:

  • Support the implementation of ECAS’ training and events’ agenda.
  • Coordinate ECAS’ training and awareness raising events.
  • Consolidate and digitalise ECAS’ training experience and expertise.
  • Design new training modules.
  • Recruit training and events’ participants.
  • Develop and manage ECAS’ online courses.
  • Promote ECAS’ Training Center.


  • University or Master’s Degree in Law, International Relations, Political Science, European Studies or any other relevant field.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in events’ organisation.
  • Excellent knowledge of the EU decision-making process.
  • Excellent knowledge of European citizenship, EU Rights and European Democracy – related issues.
  • Experience in training management and delivery.
  • Experience in designing/managing online courses.
  • Public speaking experience.

Skills Required

  • English language proficiency – written and oral.
  • Events’ management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Friendly, social, proactive.
  • Innovative and result-orientated.
  • Team worker but capable of performing tasks independently.
  • Capable to working under pressure and observing strict deadlines.
  • Capable of multitasking.


The position is Brussels – based. The successful candidate will be offered an initial one-year contract with a salary of EUR 2,500 gross and benefits. Upon positive performance review, the contract can be transferred into permanent employment after this period.

Application instructions

Applications - CV and Motivation Letter including references - should be submitted by 6 January 2022 to Ms. Kavrakova by email entitle “Training and Events’ Manager Application” to: [email protected]

ECAS is an equal opportunity employer which seeks to further diversify its staff in terms of gender, culture and nationality.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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