European Academy of Neurology (EAN), the leading organisation for excellence in neurology in Europe and beyond, is seeking a full-time senior advocacy manager at the EAN Office in Brussels, Belgium.
EAN is a non-profit, independent organisation representing more than 45,000 members, as well as 47 European national societies. As a medical society we promote excellence in the practice of general neurology throughout Europe, leading to improved patient care. We also aim to keep Europe at the forefront of neurological research and maintain its position as one of the world’s scientific hotpots in neurology.
As Europe’s Home of Neurology, we bring together national neurological societies, individual neurologists and related scientists to speak with one united voice. We campaign at the European level to ensure continued resources for research into neurological disorders and diseases, while working closely with patient organisations to ensure the interests and perspectives of patients are embedded in everything we do.
We provide practical and useful resources for all members, which help them improve their skills and knowledge, as well as their careers. This includes online educational resources, schools, and courses with further support in the form of fellowships and grants. We nurture and guide the next generation of European neurologist.
Ensuring excellence in neurology requires continuous learning throughout the careers of all neurologists in Europe. To facilitate this, we organise the annual EAN Congress which attracts more than 6,000 delegates on-site each year and more than 45,000 participants during the 1st fully virtual Congress in 2020. The aim of the congress is to share research results and exchange current best practices.
We also provide our members with access to our peer-reviewed scientific publication, the European Journal of Neurology, together with regular news and updates via our EANpages newsblog, newsletters and social media channels.
Our members help us achieve our mission by supporting our work and contributing to our events and initiatives. In line with our mission of availability of high-quality care to all patients, we are committed to constantly enhancing our member services and resources in future, while reaching out to more and more neurologists across Europe and beyond to welcome them into the Home of Neurology.
As part of EAN’s Advocacy and European Affairs Committee, the Senior Advocacy Manager plays an integral role in implementing, guiding and delivering EAN’s’ advocacy strategy.
The position will support the development and delivery of EAN’s advocacy and campaigning strategy to increase the motivation for, and overcome the barriers to, European and national adoption of neurology practice, through original targeted research, advocacy and campaigns.
The Senior Advocacy Manager will be responsible for the preparation and day-to-day delivery of EAN’s advocacy objectives, representing EAN at senior EU levels, implementing and providing management of EAN’s Brussels Office, and coordinating its work.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 15 March 2021. Interviews will take place in March/April 2021.