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Home / Resources / News / We are looking for a program coordinator to work with us on transnational democracy

We are looking for a program coordinator to work with us on transnational democracy

As part of Citizens Takeover Europe, we are recruiting a program coordinator to work with us in Paris 4 days a week. Starting 1st February 2021 fixed term contract to June 2022. 

Citizens Takeover Europe is a coalition of over 50 civil society organisations across Europe working together to ensure citizens are at the centre of the debate on the future of Europe, and upgrading Europe’s democracy.

The coalition is seeking to employ, through European Alternatives, a project officer who will have responsibility for coordinating the activities of the coalition, and running an ambitious program of reaching out to diverse people across Europe to empower them to participate in the debate on the future of Europe.

The position will involve:
  • working with local groups and civil society organisations to organize an ambitious series of events in 10 countries of the EU targeted specifically at harder to reach populations, and in constructing a transnational citizens assembly
  • assisting in coordinating the work of Citizens Takeover working groups and ensuring the smooth internal communication of the coalition
  • working with the working group coordinators
  • assisting the coalition in external communication
  • assisting in the development of the Citizens’ Take Over local groups 
  • English fluency
  • experience working with disadvantaged groups and/or youth
  • autonomy, problem-solving capacity and sense of initiative
  • willingness to travel regularly (if and when this becomes possible)

competence in other languages

  • project management experience
  • knowledge of European affairs
  • competences in communication and social networks management
  • experience in participatory and deliberative processes

Indicative brut salary 21.000 euros per year.

Apply by sending a CV and short cover letter to Deadline to apply 22nd January 2o21. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 25th January.

European Alternatives is an equal opportunities employer and particularly encourages applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds, education and working experiences. 

Given current public health conditions, the position would initially be based at home, with a view to office based work later in the year.