July 11, 2014

JOBS: European Youth Press looking for a Secretary General

The European Youth Press (EYP) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced person to fill the position of Secretary General.

The selected candidate will be requested to work full-time for EYP at our secretariat in Brussels and is, under the guidance of the executive board, responsible for:

  • The co-management, organisation and implementation of EYP projects, workshops, seminar, campaigns and other EYP-related activities;
  • External representation at different events, organisations and political institutions in the Brussels area;
  • External communication and support for Member Organisations of the EYP;
  • The administration of the organisation, including basic financial management together with the book-keeper and treasurer;
  • Identifying and writing grant and project proposals;
  • Daily office work, including the supervision of EYP interns

In addition, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in project management and administration;
  • Experience in non-governmental organisations, preferably on a European level;
  • Basic knowledge of finances and book-keeping;
  • Experience in writing grant applications, ideally for EU grants;
  • Excellent written and spoken command of English knowledge of other languages, in particular French, is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and be familiar with online communication
  • A strong interest in the media, prior experience in media making is desirable;
  • At least a Bachelor degree

More info here

Applications should be sent to applications@youthpress.org (Subject: Application Secretary General) until 22 July 2014, 23:59 CET.

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