Climate Action Network Europe is looking for a Network Outreach Coordinator

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17/06/2019 .

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Climate Action Network Europe is looking for a Network Outreach Coordinator

Climate Action Network Europe (CAN Europe), Europe's largest coalition working on climate and energy issue, is currently seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and results-driven staff member to support the further development of our Network. This position would be based in Brussels. The job includes strategic and operational tasks. The successful candidate will be a key team member charged with meeting our organisation’s needs, mission and goals.

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in the NGO sector, preferably at local or national level; 

  • Excellent organisational skills; 

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures specific to the requirements of a non-profit 
considered an asset; 

  • Values working within an international team and network across different cultures; 

  • Ability to network.

Preferred/desirable qualifications 

  • Knowledge of climate change policy, programs and organisations considered an asset; 

  • The working language is English but another European language considered an asset. 

  • Knowledge of databases and other technical tools such as community platforms are 
considered an asset. 

Experience, skills and abilities 

  • Strong organisational and excellent communication skills; 

  • Ability to communicate clearly, respectfully, and warmly—both orally and in writing In 

  • Takes initiative and completes tasks; 

  • Proven skills in methods of organising, outreach, communication and networking; 

  • Ability to multitask, prioritise and manage time effectively; 

  • Responsible and dependable, and demonstrates confidentiality in the performance of 
all job functions; 

  • Good team player, positive attitude. 

Main duties will include:

  • Establish regular contact and outreach to CAN Europe member organisations;
  • Support the further development of our membership; 

  • Strategise initiatives and programmes that best meet the needs of the network membership.

We offer:

  • Experience in working in the international environment 

  • Flexible working hours 

  • Gross salary for a full time equivalent between 2880EUR & 3780EUR, depending on the 

  • Trainings 

  • Compensation for communications and public transport costs. 

This position is based in the CAN Europe secretariat, which houses our team of 20 staff members. This full time or 4/5 position is based on a Belgian open-ended contract. Please note that the title of Coordinator refers to CAN Europe's role as coordinator of our 160+ members network and not to internal management responsibilities. 

To apply, please send a letter of motivation and CV in english to with Network Coordinator as subject line.

The letter of motivation should clearly demonstrate why you want the job, stating why you wish to work for a climate NGO and how your skills and experience are relevant to the job requirements detailed above** 

Closing date for applications: 30 June 2019

First round of Interviews (on skype) preferably between 2 and 5 July
Second round of Interviews preferably between 9 and 12 July
Expected start date: as soon as possible thereafter. 

Please note that CAN Europe is also hiring for a fundraising and network support position. 


Inquiries to

Job Description

Position/Title Network Outreach Coordinator
Goal of Position Ensure CAN Europe’s Secretariat’s is connected well with its members (and other partners) to maximise the political effectiveness of the network – and to provide support to vital internal tasks of the Secretariat’s operation
Functions & responsibilities  Network outreach

  • Lead organization of General Assemblies and capacity building sessions in Brussels and other EU member states
  • Setup and maintain the tools for internal communication of the network (database of members and key relevant partners, the online community and the emails lists)
  • Develop relationships with members and scope out areas of improvement
  • Coordinate with policy and communications team to support the successful implementation of campaigns across the network objectives
  • Support the development and implementation of a network outreach program with input from the team and relevant others
  • Scope out potential new members, partners and stakeholders
  • Participate in the execution of specific grants

  • Assist in the development, maintenance, and distribution of marketing material of the network and information updates to the network (including via the website) in liaison with the team
  • Participate in the development and perform regular evaluations of network usage and effectiveness
  • Provide support to other CAN Europe events and meetings and related network processes, as necessary
  • Attend internal and external meetings relevant to network outreach and staying on top of overall political context

Fundraising and reporting

  • Support fundraising effort related to relevant policy dossiers and assist the development of project concepts and applications in line with CAN Europe’s fundraising strategy
  • Regularly report on activities undertaken in writing through the CAN Europe reporting system and against individual projects and grants as required

Input to internal affairs

  • Participate in team-wide processes and matters relevant to the organisation as a whole as required
  • Work on other projects as assigned by the line manager
Time requirements
  •  Full time or 4/5 contract


% of Time
 Main team responsibilities
 20 Administration and finances
 Communication and representation
 70 Coordination and outreach



% of Time 
Specific responsibilities
 Network outreach/ coordination
 Fundraising and reporting
 Internal affairs


 Supervisory responsibilities
 Supervise interns, as appropriate
 Line management
This position is managed by the Head of Network Outreach