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We are hiring! Administration & Finance Assistant

[Brussels, 2 August 2018] The European Women’s Lobby is looking for an Administration and Finance Assistant for its Secretariat in Brussels!

Do you want to work for a feminist Europe? You could be the person we are looking for!

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, gathering over 2000 women’s associations. The EWL has members in all 28 EU Member States and 3 of the candidate countries as well as 19 European wide members. The EWL campaigns for a feminist Europe, which promotes women’s rights and equality between women and men in the European Union.

We are recruiting a reliable and well organised Administration and Finance Assistant to ensure the smooth running and administration of the Secretariat of the European Women’s Lobby. The Administration and Finance Assistant will provide administrative support for the office, finance and human resources management. It requires a person with prior experience in office and finance administration and a willingness to grow and learn. This is a new position expanding this dynamic and growing organisation’s capacity to respond to increasing needs for administrative support.

As an intersectional feminist organisation, we are seeking to build an organisation that represents Europe in all of its diversity. As such, people/women of colour and from ethnic minority groups, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQI community and people coming from marginalised groups are especially encouraged to apply.

The specific tasks, as described in the Role Profile, will be carried out in the EWL Secretariat in Brussels under the supervision of EWL’s Office Manager.

Download the full Role Profile here.

How to apply

Interested candidates need to submit an application to the European Women’s Lobby by sending the following documents via email to, with the subject line “Application for Administration and Finance Assistant, and YOUR FAMILY NAME”:

  • A 1-page cover letter explaining why your experience is relevant to the role profile. Please address the role requirements detailed in the Role Profile point by point to help us identify the skills, knowledge and experience you have to be able to do the job effectively.
  • A CV of maximum 2 pages, including the names of including the names and contact details of two referees.

Make sure to follow these instructions otherwise we will not be able to consider your applications.

Deadline for applications: 9 September 2018 23:59 CET
Starting date: At the latest on 1 December 2018

Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held during the week of 17 September 2018. Interviews through Skype are possible for candidates who are not able to come to Brussels in person. The ideal candidate must have the right to work in Belgium and should be able to start as soon as possible.

We regret that, due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Download the full Role Profile here.

Thank you for taking the time to apply!

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