Be part of the Quaker voice in Europe! QCEA is looking for a full-time Deputy Representative to help manage a small team carrying out advocacy on Quaker concerns at the European Union and the Council of Europe. The Deputy Representative will work within a team managed by the Representative. He or she will also act as team leader on specific projects and when the Representative is traveling. Excellent communication is a must, as is a team approach. In a small office such as QCEA, the work is varied, and the load is heavy.
The deadline is 2 September 2013. Start date is to be negotiated, ideally 1 December 2013 or 1 January 2014. Proposed contract period is to the end of September 2015, with the possibility of re-appointment.
For more details and how to apply, download the job description and person specification here. For more information contact Alexandra Bosbeer at abosbeer [at] qcea [dot] org or by post at QCEA, 50 Square Ambiorix, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Duration: 1 year starting in autumn 2013 (date to be agreed). Location: Brussels.
Programme Assistantships are early career positions for people under 30, to work in the QCEA team in Brussels. This is an opportunity to:
- To gain work experience in an international Quaker setting
- Work on one of QCEA’s programme areas:
- human rights,
- economic justice,
- democratic governance, and/or
- sustainable energy security
- To assist in the day to day tasks of QCEA and Quaker House
Applicants need to have an understanding of and interest in European institutions; commitment to the advancement of Quaker concerns at the European level; sympathy with the Quaker approach; willingness to undertake routine and domestic tasks; and good working knowledge of English (written and spoken). The work is intensive and varied.
A reasonable knowledge of French or Dutch will be helpful though not essential. Knowledge of other European languages would be very welcome.
Accommodation and living allowance provided. Download the job description, notes to applicants, criteria, and the application form (by clicking each of the items in this sentence). The deadline is the close of business on 1 July 2013. For any further information, please contact Alexandra Bosbeer at abosbeer at qcea dot org.
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