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Jobs and Opportunities with FACE

OFFICE ASSISTANT (part-time)

FACE Secretariat is looking for an Office Assistant to assist with the smooth running of the Federation. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of office services in the field of administration, accounting, facilities, and internal organisation. He/She will report to the Office & Business Manager (OBM).

MAIN TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

ADMINISTRATION:

Receptionist duties

Administrative & Clerical services

- Compliance with internal procedures

Records management

ACCOUNTING:

Payments

Data compilation (Excel)

Data input (Winbooks)

Contacts with suppliers

FACILITIES:

Stocking/supplies services

In-house meetings organisation

Ensure workplace maintenance, safety and health, and efficiency

INTERNAL ORGANISATION:

Assistance with governance meetings organisation

Assistance with staff events organisation

Data compilation for the OBM and the Secretary General

         

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

Administration qualification or equivalent

A minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience


KEY SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

- Fluency in French and English. Knowledge of other EU language is an asset

Proficiency in the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Knowledge of Winbooks accounting software

Strong organisational and time management skills

Autonomous


OFFER

Terms: Permanent contract (CDI)in a multi-cultural working environment. Part-time (2 to 2.5 days/week).

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Starting date: as soon as possible

How to apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to charlotte.nyffels@face.eu

Additional information: The position is open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

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SENIOR LEGAL & PUBLIC AFFAIRS MANAGER

FACE is looking for a Senior Legal & Public Affairs Manager to join its ambitious team in Brussels. We are looking for someone who has a proven track record in legal affairs and interest representation that can ensure the effective coordination and delivery of FACE’s legal and public affairs objectives. He or she should be passionate about hunting and willing to work hard to increase our reach and promote sustainable hunting and conservation in Europe. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the oversight and management of policy and legal staff.


ROLE DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES
                               
Advocacy and External Relations
- Develop advocacy strategies and ensure effective coordination and delivery of FACE’s legal and political objectives, with focus on the EU and international institutions;
- Represent FACE and its positions in external meetings and public events, and as required, engage with the media;
- Develop and leverage key relationships and alliances with decision makers and stakeholders, with particular attention to the EU and international institutions.

Legal Affairs
- Oversee the monitoring and intelligence gathering of EU and international legal and policy developments in the field of hunting and nature conservation (such as environment, firearms, animal health, animal welfare & ethics, wildlife trade,…);
- Analyse and report on relevant political and legislative developments of relevance to FACE’s Members and draft positions papers;
- Manage and coordinate FACE’s legal affairs expertise (personnel and Members’ working group).

General
- Responsibility for personnel, budgetary, and administrative matters, as assigned;
- Willing to work flexibly and travel frequently;

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

- Higher university level education or equivalent (preferably in law);
- A minimum of five years’ experience in European public affairs in any of the following areas: EU institutions, trade associations, NGOs, corporations or think tanks;
- Excellent knowledge of EU law and policy making processes;
- Demonstrated ability to work in an international context from differing backgrounds and varying cultures with tact and diplomacy.

KEY SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

- Passionate about hunting, shooting, countryside activities and nature conservation 
- Excellent communication, diplomatic and networking skills and ability to convince groups;
- Ability to think and act strategically and laterally and understanding of political processes;
- Strong organisational skills and ability to manage priorities and work to deadlines under pressure;
- Fluent in written and spoken English with a working knowledge of at least one other European language, preferably French and/or German. Additional European language would be an asset;

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Terms: Time-unlimited contract (under Belgian law). Attractive salary & benefits combined package.
Reports to: Secretary General
Starting date: As soon as possible
How to apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to ludwig.willnegger@face.eu by 5 May.

Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

For questions about this position, please contact Mr. Ludwig Willnegger.

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LEGAL AFFAIRS INTERNSHIP
 
FACE is looking for a Legal Affairs Intern to join its ambitious team in Brussels. This 6-months paid internship offers a great opportunity for a motivated individual to gain experience of EU and international law and policy processes in an international public affairs environment.
 
We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, confident and professional. The ideal candidate should have some knowledge of EU law and policy-making processes and be quick to learn in new areas. He or she should be passionate about the work we do at FACE to promote sustainable hunting and conservation in Europe.  
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for:

- Monitoring and researching EU law and policy, especially in the domain of the environment; animal welfare and health; food safety; agriculture; international wildlife trade; firearms and ammunition
- Preparing written reports, briefings and opinions concerning the abovementioned topics
- Attending internal and external meetings with members and other stakeholders

Good command of both written and spoken English is required. Additional European language(s) would be a strong asset.
 
Responsibility: In this role, you will work under the supervision of the Director of Legal and Public Affairs to provide legal and policy monitoring, research and support.
                                                                                                                                        
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Terms: Six months; remunerated
Reports to: Director of Legal and Public Affairs
Starting date: As soon as possible
How to apply: Please send your CV and motivation letter to johan.svalby[at]face.eu
 
For questions about this internship, please contact Mr Johan Svalby at johan.svalby[at]face.eu

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INTERNSHIPS

Working for FACE provides a unique opportunity to provide the bridge between hunters and other conservationists on the ground and EU decision-makers.

We exist to ensure that hunting in Europe remains good for people and nature. The people who work for us help make this happen. You could become part of a dynamic team who make a vital difference to the 7 million people who hunt in Europe and the future of our precious nature. Our trainees and interns also play a huge role in helping us to meet our ambition.

For volunteer or internship opportunities, please contact recruitment@face.eu


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