Officer: Governance & Social Innovation ‘Cultural and Creative Transition’

Officer: Governance & Social Innovation ‘Cultural and Creative Transition’

ICLEI European Secretariat

Freiburg, Germany

Working with us, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Deepen your understanding of how cities design and implement sustainability and cultural policies, what kind of challenges they face and how best to support them;
  • Work alongside leading urban researchers, politicians and practitioners on European projects, providing solutions for today’s urban challenges;
  • Contribute to European and international processes shaping urban policies, such as the EU Green Deal, the New European Bauhaus, the UN SDGs, and others;
  • Be part of an internationally recognised organisation that inspires, supports and critically evaluates new trends in sustainable urban development;
  • Enjoy flat hierarchies, an amiable and trustful work atmosphere, space for personal development and fair, flexible working conditions in a family friendly certified organisation.

We are looking for a person that meets the following criteria:

  • Sound understanding of sustainable development, cultural transformations, integrated planning, cultural tourism, creative governance and social innovation;
  • At least 3 years of professional experience working in a project-based environment, ideally with international projects for and with local governments;
  • Good communicator in person, online and in writing, confident in interacting with partners ranging from grassroots organisations to ministries;
  • Proficient in English and at least one more European language, spoken and written; more languages are an asset;
  • Reliable, curious, able to work independently and keep calm in a fast-paced, international environment.

Your job description will include the following main tasks:

  • Designing and implementing collaborative project tasks, services and deliverables related to sustainable cultural tourism and adaptive reuse of cultural sites (e.g., as part of EU-funded projects);
  • Organising and facilitating online and physical events, ranging from hands-on trainings for communities of practice to international project meetings and conferences;
  • Researching and drafting publications addressed to urban practitioners, including reports, case studies or news articles;
  • Project management, including communication with project partners and funders, reporting and general administrative tasks;
  • Contributing to the acquisition of new projects and to writing project proposals.

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