Do you have an innate understanding of the role of advocacy organisations in effecting change across Europe by influencing EU policy? Do you enjoy taking complex, technical issues and translating them into simple and persuasive policy messages? If so, you may be T&E’s next Freight Manager. Europe's leading clean transport think tank and campaign group, Transport & Environment (T&E), is currently seeking a highly motivated and proactive individual in the area of climate and commercial vehicles policy. This is a new role based in T&E’s Brussels office.
The position requires a person with a strong understanding of how to influence EU policy, the ability to think critically and strategically, as well as effective communication skills. Knowledge of the freight/road transport sector is desirable. We offer the chance to help shape policies with huge implications for people and the environment in Europe and across the globe, as well as a competitive salary with a substantial package of benefits.
Deadline for applications: Tuesday 22 June 2021.
This is a full-time position based in Brussels, on a permanent contract. A more flexible working schedule can be discussed.
Applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the application form (downloadable here), one-page cover letter and CV, all within one single document and in the following order: application form, cover letter and CV. Please name the file as follows: Firstname_Lastname_Freight. Also, please ensure the title of the job vacancy is shown in the subject line of your email.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 22 June at midnight. First-round interviews are scheduled to be held shortly afterwards by videoconference. A second round of interviews will follow shortly after. The successful candidate will be expected to start mid-August. T&E is an equal opportunities employer.
T&E anticipates a high number of applications and only shortlisted candidates for the first round of interviews will be contacted.
T&E is Europe's leading clean transport research and campaign group. Our vision is a zero-emission mobility system that is affordable and has minimal impacts on our health and environment. Since we were created 30 years ago, T&E has shaped some of Europe’s most important environmental laws. We got the EU to set the world's most ambitious CO2 standards for cars and trucks but also helped uncover the Dieselgate scandal; we campaigned successfully to end palm oil diesel, secured a global ban on dirty shipping fuels and the creation of the aviation ETS, the world's largest carbon market for aviation to name just a few.
We combine the power of robust, science-based evidence and a deep understanding of transport with powerful communications and impactful advocacy. Our staff in Brussels, Rome, Madrid, Berlin, Paris, Warsaw and London collaborate with our 60 national member and supporter organisations. All together our members and supporters represent more than 3.5 million people.