Join our team!
Do you want to lead policy and advocacy efforts to create a Europe free of poverty and social exclusion?! Then this role may be for you!
EAPN is recruiting a Policy and Advocacy Coordinator to lead the delivery of our Strategic Priorities around policy and advocacy (with a focus on social protection). We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic team player who is highly committed to the vision, mission and values of EAPN. Someone with strong advocacy skills. Someone who is skilled at facilitating and coordinating large groups of people and organisations. Someone with exceptional interpersonal skills, and natural talent for communicating with colleagues from different cultures and working styles, and for establishing trust with colleagues, members, and external stakeholders. If this sounds like you, then we hope you’ll consider applying!
The European Anti-Poverty Network is the biggest European network of national, regional and local networks, involving anti-poverty NGOs and grassroot groups as well as European Organisations, active in the fight against poverty and social exclusion! EAPN has 32 national networks, and 13 European organisation members. EAPN’s goal is “a sustainable Europe free of poverty and social exclusion, with high levels of equality, where political, social, cultural and economic rights are respected”.
Interested candidates are requested to submit a CV and cover letter (maximum 2 pages) to Sigrid Dahmen email@example.com. Candidates are also invited to complete and send back an ‘Equality Monitoring Form’ – this is voluntary and will not form part of the selection process (the form is kept separate from the CV and cover letter.)
The closing date is 19 July 2021 at 17:00 CET. Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held during the week of 26 July. The ideal candidate should be able to start in early September 2021.
We believe in in gender equality, and in respect for cultural and religious diversity and non-discrimination on the grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation or social origin. As such, women, people of colour and from ethnic minority groups, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQI community and people coming from marginalized groups are especially encouraged to apply.