The European Crowdfunding Network AISBL (ECN) is an independent, professional network promoting adequate transparency, (self) regulation and governance while offering a combined voice in policy discussion and public opinion building.
We aim to increase the understanding of the key roles that crowdfunding can play in supporting entrepreneurship of all types and its role in funding the creation and protection jobs, the enrichment of European society, culture and economy, and the protection of our environment.
ECN is hiring a (Senior) Research & Project Manager on self-employed basis for collaborative European Commission (EC) Projects and general policy work to join the team in Brussels. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the strategic position of the crowdfunding industry in Europe and its potential to leverage access to finance for SMEs and innovation.
He/she will not only manage operative tasks in EC projects, but also support strategic initiatives enabling industry growth and develop future partnerships. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to manage multi-stakeholder projects, identify upcoming project and funding opportunities, implement strategic projects and advocacy actions. This position reports to the Head of Research and Project Management
Proven expertise in EC project management and proposal writing (H2020) is a must to be considered for his position.
Due to COVID-19, interviews will be conducted online. Please send your CV to Conny Weber, firstname.lastname@example.org, inserting [Senior Research & Project Manager] in the email subject line. Applications will be considered until 19th of July 2020. Interviews will take place end of July. Desired start date is September 2020.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – thank you for your understanding.
Remuneration on a self-employed basis will be aligned to ECN internal policies and can be negotiated according to experience and profile. We expect the successful applicant to work towards the growth of the organisation and cover some of her/his income from success-based rewards. This position is available only as part-time at our Brussels office with the option to work partly from the home office. We expect the successful candidate to work with us for thee days a week on average.
The European Crowdfunding Network AISBL (ECN) is an independent, professional network, representing the European Crowdfunding Ecosystem.
We execute initiatives aimed at innovating, representing, promoting and protecting the European crowdfunding industry as a key aspect of innovation within alternative finance and financial technology, including crypto assets and distributed ledger technologies.
In that capacity we help developing professional standards, providing industry research, as well as, professional networking opportunities in order to facilitate interaction between our members and key industry participants. ECN maintains a dialogue with public institutions and stakeholders as well as the media at European, international and national levels.