ARCHE NOAH, an Austria and Brussels based seed savers’ association, is looking for an experienced and motivated Advocacy Coordinator to work for a more sustainable and agrobiodiversity-friendly CAP.
For more than 25 years, ARCHE NOAH and its 14000 members have been preserving and cultivating endangered vegetable, fruit and grain diversity. We do this both through practical activities, such as the operation of a seed bank with 5500 seed samples and cooperation with plant breeders and regional farmers, as well as political advocacy work. We stand up for policies in the EU and Member States that promote agricultural biodiversity and small scale agriculture, and ensure healthy and tasty food. Achieving fundamental reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is our core long-term goal.
Reporting to the Head of Policy and working closely with the ARCHE NOAH board, the new CAP Advocacy Coordinator will have the following duties and responsibilities:
Applications, consisting of a letter of motivation, a CV and answers to a short questionnaire (see below), should be sent to email@example.com by no later than 5th December 2017.
A first round of interviews will be held in Brussels in the week of the 11th December 2017.
Please answer the following three questions (not more than 15 lines per question):