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We are hiring: Programme Director

[Brussels, 12 March 2018] Do you want to work for a Feminist Europe? You are in the right place!

We are recruiting an experienced, strategic and dynamic Programme Director to help us raise the funding we need to implement our organisational strategy. The Programme Director will lead the implementation of our Financial Resilience and Sustainability Plan. This person will participate in EWL’s Management and Coordination Team and will also be responsible for managing one other staff member. In addition to having the relevant experience in project design and fundraising, the Programme Director needs to have exceptional interpersonal skills, with a natural talent for communicating and establishing trust with colleagues, members, and donors.

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 will be carried out in the EWL Secretariat in Brussels under the supervision of the Secretary General, and start from 1 June 2018.

Starting date: 1 June 2018
Deadline for applications: 8 April 2018 midnight CET

How to apply?

Please read the instructions and the role profile, required competences and conditions carefully before you apply. When completing the application form, please address the role requirements point by point and in detail, to help us identify the skills, knowledge and experience you have to be able to do the job effectively. As we often receive a large number of applications from experienced and qualified candidates, we will give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet all of the essential criteria listed. We know you are busy, and we appreciate you taking the time to apply!

Interested candidates are requested to submit an application to the European Women’s Lobby via email to using the application form only.

Please keep in mind that only this application form will be considered for the selection; please do NOT send any other document (CV, recommendation letters, diplomas, etc.). Applications not respecting the instructions for completing the form will not be considered.

Please include in the e-mail subject line: “Application for Programme Director, and YOUR NAME”

Closing date for applications is 8 April 2018 midnight CET. We regret that, due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held during the week of 16 April 2018. Interviews through Skype are possible for candidates who are not able to come to Brussels in person. The ideal candidate must be have the right to work in Belgium and should be able to start as soon as possible, from 1 June 2018.

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