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19-09-2008 European motorcyclists' group seeks new Campaigns Officer

CAMPAIGNS OFFICER

FEMA is the Brussels-based Non-Governmental Organisation representing riders' interests within the European Union institutions and the United Nations agencies.
 
We are looking for a dynamic individual (m/f) to join the FEMA Secretariat. The full-time job will be located in Brussels (starting date 1st January 2009) and will involve a 6 months trial period.
 
MAIN TASKS
 
·         Working with EU institutions on developments in EC policy and legislation impacting motorcyclists and motorcycling.
·         Monitoring and analysis of policy and regulatory developments, advising member national organisations on their implications, supporting campaigns of the national member organisations in relation to proposed EC policy and legislation.
·         Developing and drafting communication material.
·         Drafting clear reports on policy and regulatory issues.
·         Drafting position papers.
·         Managing PR events.
 
WE OFFER
 
·         An exciting and rewarding full-time job in a federation representing citizens.
·         Inspiring co-operation with the delegates of the 24 member associations from 19 different countries.
·         Interesting contacts with our European and International partners (riders’ organisations, industry, others).
·         An informal working environment in a three people Secretariat.
·         A remuneration package according to working experience, with fringe benefits.
 
WE ASK FOR
 
PROFILE
·         Either a university degree or relevant working experience at an equivalent level.
·         A practising motorcycle rider.
·         English on a native speaking level; any other European language is an asset (particularly German).
·         Good written and oral communication skills.
·         Strong advocacy and negotiation skills.
·         Skills in dealing with the media.
·         Good computer skills (including web/graphic knowledge).
·         Ability to work in a small team operating in an international environment.
·         Willingness to occasionally work abroad and at weekends.

EXPERIENCE
·         Knowledge of the EU decision-making procedures.
·         Ideally: working for a riders' organisation professionally or as a volunteer.
·         Professional experience in the EU institutions and/or lobbying field is an advantage.
·         Experience in sourcing of funds is an asset.
·         Experience in a Non-Governmental Organisation or in the Transport sector is an asset.

Send CV, picture and application letter before 10th  October 2008 to:
FEMA
Mr Hans Petter Strifeldt, President
Rue des Champs 62
B-1040 Brussels
Belgium
E-mail: info@fema-online.eu
 
Selected candidates will be interviewed in Brussels on 25th October 2008. The final interview session with the candidates from the short-list will take place on 10th November 2008.

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