The Climate Alliance European Secretariat is seeking a Policy Coordinator & project support officer to join its highly motivated and multinational team in Brussels on a full-time basis (initial 2-year contract with possibility of extension).
Application deadline: 18 June 2021
Climate Alliance is a non-profit association uniting local authorities and indigenous rainforest peoples in their efforts to mitigate climate change. With some 1,880 members spread across 27 European countries, Climate Alliance is the world’s largest city network dedicated to climate action and the only one to set tangible targets: each member city, town and district has committed itself to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent every 5 years. Recognising the impact our lifestyles can have on the world's most vulnerable people and places, Climate Alliance pairs local action with global responsibility. The network runs awareness raising campaigns, develops tools for climate action planning and fosters cooperation with indigenous peoples. Additional work goes into the management of EU-funded projects as well as EU flagship initiatives such as the Covenant of Mayors - Europe, communication and policy work. climatealliance.org.
At the local, national, European and international levels, Climate Alliance works to make the voices of municipalities and indigenous peoples on climate action heard.
From issuing position papers and holding side events to helping members share their local examples of exemplary climate action, Climate Alliance underlines the importance of the local level in helping to shape and implement climate policy.
More information on our policy work.
Climate Alliance is looking for a dynamic, proactive and motivated candidate with strong coordination and networking skills and a good understanding of the EU policy-making processes with a focus on municipal climate action, in addition to relevant project experience in energy- and climate-related areas. His/her tasks will include:
We offer the following:
Place of Work: Climate Alliance Brussels Office, Avenue des arts 7/8|1210 Brussels|Belgium
Conditions: Applicants must - due to legal reasons - hold EU citizenship or valid EU residence permit and a valid Belgian work permit.
To apply, please send a motivation letter and a CV (in Europass format/max. 4 pages) to: email@example.com by 18 June 2021. Please include “Job application | policy coordinator” in the subject line and clearly indicate possible start date and citizenship (and if non-EU, whether you are holder of a work permit for Belgium).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.