Climate Action Network Europe is looking for a Network Outreach Coordinator

Offre publiée le
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 
English; 

  • 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 
experience 

  • 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 jobs@caneurope.org 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. 


Contact

Inquiries to lionel@caneurope.org


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
 10
 Communication and representation
 70 Coordination and outreach
 100
 TOTAL

 

 

 
% of Time 
 
Specific responsibilities
 70
 Network outreach/ coordination
 10
 Fundraising and reporting
 20
 Internal affairs
 100
 TOTAL

 

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