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JOB VACANCY: Coordinator of the European Dialogue Forum

With over 100 member organisations in 36 European countries, FUEN is the largest umbrella organisation of autochthonous, national minorities and ethnic groups in Europe. It represents the interests of European minorities at regional, national and, in particular, European level and works to preserve and promote the identities, languages, cultures, rights and uniqueness of European minorities. FUEN was founded in Paris in 1949, today it has three offices: in Flensburg, Berlin and Brussels.

To support our team, we have a vacancy for a Coordinator of the European Dialogue Forum (EDF) in FUEN in Brussels, Belgium, on a full or part-time basis, to start as soon as possible.

Your tasks:

  • Management of the FUEN office in Brussels, Belgium
  • Support and coordination of the EDF
  • Planning, preparation and implementation of working sessions, visits, meetings, conferences
  • Extension and maintenance of the FUEN network in Brussels
  • Contributing to the strategic orientation of FUEN/ EDF; preparing background material and statements on minority protection issues for FUEN
  • Analysis and recommendation on various documents, events and projects in the spectrum of FUEN
  • Participation in events such as conferences, hearings, meetings
  • Analysis of information sources and latest developments produced by the European Commission, government agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and think tanks on the organisation's field of interest
  • Supporting other FUEN projects

Your profile:

  • Relevant completed education with at least 1 year of work experience, preferably courses of study such as law, political science or administrative science
  • Expertise in the field of minority issues
  • Understanding of politics and economic contexts
  • Business fluent in German and English, knowledge of other languages including regional and minority languages is desirable
  • Ability to work independently, self-confident and appropriate appearance, organisational skills and assertiveness, strong communication skills, ability to work in a team, flexibility and empathy

We offer:

  • Exciting pan-European projects
  • A European and committed team
  • An attractive and varied working environment
  • Work-life balance: regulated working hours with flexible start and end times, possibility of remote working, compensatory time off

In the case of equal suitability, severely disabled persons will be given preferential consideration in accordance with SGB IX.

We look forward to receiving your application documents, which you should send to us by 14.04.2023 at the latest, preferably by e-mail to info@fuen.org, stating your earliest possible starting date.