Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture ~ New head of secretariat needed (Latvia)

The Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture (NDPC) is now establishing a Secretariat of the Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture as a legal body. The Secretariat functions as a working body of the NDPC and it provides administrative, analytical and technical support to the work of the NDPC, including meetings of the Steering Committee (SC) and the High Level Meetings. The seat of the Secretariat will be in Riga, Latvia. The working language of the Secretariat is English.   

Your profile should have: 

  • Insight to the Cultural and Creative Industries today, encompassing a variety of creative sectors 

  • Considerable networking and fundraising skills and experience, including good connections with relevant stakeholders, both within the region and within the EU institutions

  • Energy and enthusiasm, entrepreneurial mindset

  • Clear, confident and persuasive oral communication skills, adapting public presentation to the needs of different audiences

  • Excellent negotiation skills that are effective with a range of stakeholders

  • Ability to multi-task; prioritise and organise workload, balancing pressure and expectations

  • A well developed IT literacy

  • Knowledge and good understanding of NDPC, as well as ability to comprehend the work of the Secretariat in the context of international relations and diplomacy   

The Head of Secretariat shall be appointed on the basis of merits with due consideration to gender awareness and geographical balance in accordance with the principle of rotation. Candidates must be citizens and passport holders of a country of one of the Parties to the Secretariat Agreement: Finland, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation or Sweden. The decision of the NDPC Steering Committee is final and it is not appealable. 

Deadline: 22 November 2018

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