The Vanguard Initiative is looking for an Information Officer to work within its Secretariat based in Brussels, to support the VI Network Manager.
Taking active part in the day-to-day running of a small office, working closely with the VI Board, and its broader membership (the General Assembly), the VI Information Officer will get exposure to the varied activities and projects of the network, that have a real impact on the functioning of interregional industrial value chains across Europe.
The Vanguard Initiative (VI) is a young and rapidly growing network of EU regions. Located in the Brussels EU quarter, the organisation has its foundations at local level, driven by the political commitment of each member regions to support the setting-up of interregional networks and regional innovation ecosystems across Europe. The Vanguard Initiative is leading by example, developing interregional cooperation and multi-level governance, through pilots and large-scale demonstrators, to support clusters and regional eco-systems in priority areas for transforming and emerging industries.
The Information Officer will primarily provide support and report to the VI Network Manager. In addition to the indicative tasks outlined below, some flexibility and willingness to take on different tasks would be expected.
A one-year Belgian contract with a competitive salary package including additional benefits (meal vouchers, pension scheme, 13th month, insurances, public transport, eco-cheques) depending on skills and experience and according to our salary scale – with the possibility for an extension depending on funding opportunities and performance.
Please send your CV, cover letter and 1 to 2 references to Farha Brahmi via firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 16th November. Interviews will be conducted between 23rd and 27th November, with an employment starting date from mid-January 2021.