Culture Action Europe (Belgium) > Policy director

Culture Action Europe-CAE is the major European network of cultural networks, organisations, artists, activists, academics and policymakers. CAE is the first port of call for informed opinion and debate about arts and cultural policy in the EU. As the only intersectoral network, it brings together all practices in culture, from the performing arts to literature, the visual arts, design and cross-arts initiatives, to community centres and activist groups.

The Policy Director is in charge of:

  • Developing organisation’s lobby and advocacy strategy in Brussels, under the supervision of the Secretary General in coordination with the rest of the directors (meetings with key EU institutions, national, regional and local policy makers, and with other relevant stakeholders; planning and implementation of advocacy actions, etc.). Liaise and network with the European Institutions, MEPs offices and staff as well as with Members State representations in Brussels.

  • Drafting, co-ordinating, consulting with members and editing policy content produced by the organisation (position papers, policy briefings, impact reviews, answering consultations, surveys affecting CAE’s stakeholders, producing policy news items, campaign and other advocacy material, etc).

  • Producing bi-monthly newsletter and monthly newsdigest. Provide policy content for communication and manage CAE twitter account concerning policy

  • Representing the organisation on policy topics in events, conferences, working groups, and active participation in other relevant working groups and alliances (e.g. budget working group CSCG, Platforms, etc.) in coordination with the Secretary general, the Executive Committee and the rest of the directors.

  • Supporting CAE members in EU policy related topics.

  • Supporting the Secretary General, the Executive Committee and the rest of directors in the advocacy and lobby activities

This is a full time position based in the Brussels office. The position requires periodic weekend work, and frequent international travels. The wage is fixed to 44.350€ annual gross. 

Deadline: 30 November 2019

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