Programme Manager

EBS - European Business Summit

Programme Manager

EBS - European Business Summit

Brussels, Belgium

Job category: Programme
Experience: 3-5 years
Contract : Full time, permanent
Job location: Place Flagey, Brussels
Starting date: as soon as possible

About the European Business Summits

The European Business Summits is the largest and most influential debating and networking platform in Brussels. Its main goal is to bring business and politics together and to stimulate thinking on the most challenging European issues. Through its events and publications, EBS delivers an inspired and informed contribution to policy-making in Europe.

To find out more about what we do, visit our website: https://ebsummits.eu.

About the position: Main responsibilities

  • Assisting the EBS programme department, under the supervision of the EBS Director General in both the planning and executing process;
  • Researching EBS content, including identifying EBS speakers, conference topics and sessions;
  • Assisting in the planning and execution process including creating and updating relevant documents and timelines as well as coordinating the logistics for the speakers;
  • Coordinating requests for information from internal and external partners;
  • Disseminating relevant information, including updates to partners in a timely manner;
  • Developing strong relationships and dialogue between EBS and think tanks, NGOs and academia;
  • Present progress concerning the speakers, topics and sessions to EBS Steering Committee and the Board of Directors.

In addition to helping with the EBS programme, you may be asked to assist in tasks for Communications such as:

  • Live tweeting at events;
  • Assisting in writing copy for EBS social media, mass mailings and website related to programme content;
  • Other duties as requested.

What we are looking for

  • Minimum 3-5 years of previous job experience, preferably in EU institutions, EU affairs sectors, think tanks or academia;
  • Educational background in European affairs, political science, law or similar;
  • Professional level written and spoken English, very good knowledge of French an asset;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with individuals at all levels;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and databases;
  • Ability to prioritise and manage tasks simultaneously, often under tight deadlines;
  • Exemplary sense of details while not losing focus of the overall scope;
  • Positive attitude and outlook with the ability to combine creative and administrative work efficiently.

To apply please send your CV and a short cover letter to Ms Raquel Riff, r.riff@ebsummit.eu by 20 February 2021, with the subject : "Application – EBS Programme Manager”. Early applicants may be interviewed before the ending date of this posting.

As we generally receive a large number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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