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We are hiring for our Membership and Communications Team!

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You are in the right place! The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is the largest umbrella organisation of women’s organisations in the European Union, gathering over 2000 women’s associations. The EWL has members in 32 European 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 currently looking for two people to join our Communications team: a Communications & Media Coordinator (permanent position) and a Membership and Communications Assistant (12 month contract).

The Communications & Media Coordinator will be working to develop and ensure that our feminist values are reflected in all of EWL’s communications and media work. This role requires a strategic thinker and an articulate communicator who will work towards the realisation of EWL’s strategic objectives specifically to:

● ensure that EWL’s positions and vision of a feminist Europe are heard by EU decision-makers, partners and influencers;
● deliver succinct communications with internal and external audiences;
● initiate and lead the development of accessible messaging on women’s rights and feminism across Europe; and
● raise the profile of EWL, with all its members, in print, broadcast and online media.

You can find the full role description here.

The Membership and Communications Assistant (12 month contract) will be working under the supervision of the Membership and Governance Coordinator, the Membership and Communications Assistant will support the work of the Membership and Communications Hub, specifically:

● Assist and support the management of website and social media content (with input of EWL staff and members);
● Work with the Communications and Media Coordinator to develop communication actions, supporting EWL advocacy and fundraising objectives, and Members’ work across Europe;
● Work with colleagues to improve engagement with EWL Members through internal communications (newsletters, etc) and information management (update database, etc) and;
● Support the good management of EWL’s governance.

You can find the full role description here.


Please read the instructions and the role description, necessary skills & attributes and conditions carefully before you apply.

When drafting your cover letter of maximum 2 pages, please indicate very clearly in the subject line which position you are applying for.

Your letter should address point by point the elements of the job description 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, we will give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet the skills and experience required. We know you are busy, and we appreciate you taking the time to apply!

Interested candidates are requested to submit to the European Women’s Lobby at the following documents:

• Your CV in Word or PDF (name your file as follow ’Last name-CV’)
• A cover letter of maximum 2 pages in Word or PDF (name your file as follow ’Last name-cover letter’)

Please keep in mind that only applications transmitted via the correct procedure will be considered.

As an inclusive feminist organisation, we are seeking to build an organisation that represents Europe in all of its diversity. We believe candidates with diverse experiences and backgrounds bring real added value to our existing feminist culture. As such, we strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented and marginalised groups, sexualities or nationalities to apply: for example candidates from ethnic minority groups, people with disabilities, people with caring responsibilities etc.

  • Closing date for applications is 6 September 2020 23:59 CET.
  • Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held week of 21 September 2020.
  • Interviews will be held via videoconference.
  • The ideal candidate should be able to start preferably during October 2020.

You can find below the role description for the two open positions:
-* Role description - Communications & Media Coordinator (permanent position)
-* Role description - Membership and Communications Assistant (12 month contract)

Data protection

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is committed to fully comply with the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25 May 2018. We can confirm that the information you provide us in the application form is only intended to be used for the process of selecting candidates for the position advertised. We will keep your information safe and we will only share with the EWL staff and hired consultant who deals with the recruitment for this post. We will store your information electronically for a period of 12 weeks in a safe space, only accessible to the EWL staff involved in the recruitment. After 6 months time, all the information you provided us will be entirely discarded and no record will be kept. If you would like this information to be discarded before that date, you can simply email us at and we will proceed with your request. If you are hired for the position, EWL will then store your CV and application form in your Human Resources files.

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