Summary of the position:
The candidate is a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who proactively contributes to the delivery of ETNO's policy and regulatory activities and supports ETNO’s senior colleagues in internal and external public affairs-related tasks. The new recruit will: (1) co-manage ETNO’s working groups’ activity, (2) develop and consolidate position papers and other relevant material, (3) ensure the timely and thorough monitoring of all the relevant debates, events and gather relevant information that feeds into the Association’s policy work, (4) support outreach to EU institutions and other external stakeholders.
Main tasks include:
Working Groups (WGs): assist in the preparation of ETNO WG meetings, take minutes of the working group meetings and help ensure the proactive and efficient participation of members in the meetings.
Supporting ETNO’s policy & regulatory colleagues: carry-out all WG-related activities in close collaboration with the policy & regulatory affairs team, support directors in developing and consolidating position papers and other ETNO documents.
Content & monitoring: gather relevant material that feeds into the Association’s policy work, monitor all the relevant information sources – including but not limited to EU institutions websites and publications, prepare reports on stakeholder/institutional events, support in disseminating relevant information for the Members.
Outreach: map relevant stakeholders and support on an active outreach to the EU institutions, the new EP in particular.
Necessary skills: You have a clear understanding of the functions of the EU Institutions, have good knowledge in the field of ICTs; Completion of an internship within an Association and/or an EU Institution would be a strong asset, as would a background in ICTs studies in a leading European university. Thorough knowledge/direct experience on the functioning of the European Parliament would be an additional strength. Open to some travelling, especially in Europe.
Experience: at least 1-2 years’ work and/or internship experience. Candidates with longer experience are also welcome to apply.
Languages: full English proficiency in speaking and writing is a must; very good knowledge of French or German an asset.
Mindset: Comfortable working in a member-driven association which works on a consensus-building basis. Good at multi-tasking, detail orientated, committed, willing to learn, comfortable in a multi-cultural and fast-moving trade association environment. Ability to work both in team and independently are important, and the ability to be pro-active and think in a forward-looking and outside-the-box way will also be well considered.
What we offer: Join a high-performance team in a positive working environment, where humour goes hand in hand with hard work; quickly acquire high responsibility and high autonomy; expect a competitive salary package; be exposed to unique insights into technology and regulation.
How to apply
Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter in English to firstname.lastname@example.org cc: email@example.com. Deadline: August 19, 2019 at Noon.
ETNO is an equal opportunity employer. Job applications are processed regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, cultural background, age, marital status, gender identity, disability, religious or political belief.