Are you interested in the world of social impact and believe that you too can make a difference? Can you make opportunities come to life, and do you have a passion for social enterprise? Then this role as Head of EU Partnerships for EN – the European Social Enterprise Network, is for you!
About EN – The European Social Enterprise Network
We are a network of diverse organisations and changemakers that promote opportunities and remove barriers for social enterprise and social innovation. Our network consists of members that are national networks, social funds, research centres and incubators. Collectively we are the frontrunners that help social entrepreneurs with capacity building, networking, research, and developing their businesses. Since 2007, we have worked with over 100 partners from over 35 European countries, the Middle East and Russia. You can read more about our current projects and campaigns here. Our events create a platform for international impact-driven organisations to present themselves and connect with investors and public officials whilst exchanging experiences to be able to scale together.
We believe that social entrepreneurs and impact-driven leaders are the world’s frontrunners who are dedicated to solving global challenges. We empower them to scale their positive impact and play a key role in paving the way for a new, just, and green economy.
In this role, you will work closely with the CEO and team to develop and implement EU projects and foster relationships with the European Commision. You will be responsible for the enhancement of the organisation’s visibility, reputation and image as a strong and respected voice of the social enterprise sector. Moreover, you will be ensuring that our community is well informed about European and national projects regarding social enterprise and facilitating connections between EN members and policymakers.
This position is made for someone with great people skills and a wide network, as you will be actively engaging our members, organising and networking at high-level events with the global leaders. You will also be required to collaborate with colleagues from other international organisations such as the World Economic Forum as well as international institutions, most notably the European Commission. Ultimately you will provide leadership and guidance for EU projects that are advancing social enterprise on a global level together with overseeing EN’s strategic partnership with the European Commission.
Remuneration will be approx. 50.000 EUR full-time equivalent per annum depending on experience. EN offers 30 days annual leave, regular working from home, provides hardware (MacbookPro and iPhone), and a pension scheme. EN is open to discussing a 0.8 FTE role (32 hours). Initial 1 year contract, to be adjusted to a permanent contract after year one.
Please apply with a single PDF document by 2 September 2022 containing:
1. A letter of motivation (1 page) setting out how you meet the requirements above
2. A CV (2 pages)
3. Two references
Email to [email protected] We are interviewing candidates on a rolling basis. Interviews are to take place September 2022. The appointed candidate would be expected to start as soon as possible. Timings can be discussed.
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