‘Ariadne – European Funders for Social Change and Human Rights’ is looking for a European Programme Manager to coordinate its work in mainland Europe, particularly among existing networks in France, Germany, The Netherlands, and Italy; to develop Ariadne’s reach in other parts of Europe; and to represent Ariadne in Brussels.
Ariadne is a Europe-wide, peer-to-peer network of donors and grant-makers investing in social change and human rights. It currently has almost 600 participants representing 160 institutions in 23 countries. Ariadne offers its members a mix of hard and soft links, with participants able to connect both online and face-to-face. Ariadne has a sophisticated online portal where participants can create and moderate special interest communities and share ideas and information. This is supplemented by a number of annual events for the entire network and a series of locally based events in different countries and linguistic regions. The language of the central network is English, with sub-networks working in French, Dutch, German, and Italian.
In Brussels, Ariadne is hosted by the Network of European Foundations, based at Philanthropy House.
Ariadne comprises a small and dedicated team with shared responsibility for projects, headquartered in London. The person who fills this post must be confident, intellectually curious, and demonstrate the ability to work independently and to accept a high level of responsibility. We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:
The closing date for applications is 17:00 BST on 21st June 2019. Interviews will be held in Brussels on 3rd July 2019.
To apply: please submit a maximum two-page CV and a one-page cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the following subject line: “Ariadne Coordinator: Last name, first name”. The filename of your CV should be “LastnameFirstname_CV” and that of your cover letter should be “LastnameFirstname_Cover”.
Please note that due to the large number of applications we receive, we are only be able to contact short-listed candidates.