Policy & Corporate Engagement Officer

Policy & Corporate Engagement Officer

ALDE Party - Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party

Brussels, Belgium

The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party (ALDE Party) is the European political family, bringing together parties with common liberal, democrat and reform ideas from more than 30 European countries. Its role is to strengthen the liberal democrat movement throughout Europe, define a common political vision and communicate it effectively to European citizens.

The Brussels-based Secretariat of the ALDE Party supports the activities of the party, organises its meetings, manages its external communication, and facilitates European policy development and networking amongst liberal parties.

To support the work of our Events & Fundraising Unit, we are now seeking a Brussels based: Policy and Corporate Engagement Officer: Events and Engagement Unit (m/f).

Job Description

You will support all aspects of the work of the Events & Engagement Unit, with a particular emphasis on political research and content creation for fundraising projects including the Individual Donor & Voter programme and corporate engagement.

You will be the key liaison between the newly formed EU Policy Unit at the Party, brainstorming content for campaigns and coordinating with the Community Manager within the Events and Engagement Unit to disseminate this content to tailored audiences. The individual will be the key to electoral success at the next European elections, and you will have the individual in mind when creating content for these communication campaigns.

You will provide background concept notes and speaker/moderator briefings for both large and small-scale events including Congress 2020.

You will attend corporate meetings and write briefings for these meetings, and will proactively seek new corporate engagement opportunites as well as be the key point of contact for all corporate organisations, particularly regarding the ALDE Party Congress in Stockholm in December 2020.

This role will give you the opportunity to put your experience of political research and public affairs to use in a dynamic European political environment in an outward-facing role to a wide variety of political and industry stakeholders. It will also provide hands-on experience of the functioning of a political party as a fundraising and events-organising entity.

Main Responsibilities

  • Proactive assistance to Events Manager in programme conceptualisation and political briefings for events including Congress 2020;
  • Supporting individual engagement programmes through content production, supporter communication, administration etc.;
  • Preparation for and attendance at stakeholder meetings, managing their interactions during ALDE Party events;
  • Assistance with ongoing consultation on future of ALDE Party corporate engagement;
  • Ongoing policy monitoring and provision of content towards campaigns, proactively liasing with the EU Policy Unit and flagging areas of interest for individual-voter campaigns to the rest of the Events and Engagement Unit, and then creation of specific content for these camapigns;
  • Providing high-quality written content for briefings to events speakers etc. for a variety of contexts;
  • Supporting Head of Events and Engagement Unit in delivering member party trainings and seminars;
  • Additional assistance to the Head of Events and Engagement and Events Manager as required.

Profile

  • Experience of political fundraising, public affairs, or stakeholder engagement;
  • University degree in a relevant field an advantage;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English essential, other EU languages considered an advantage;
  • Understanding of the European political landscape;
  • Knowledge of NationBuilder software tool or other CRM software an advantage;
  • Pro-active and responsive with ability to quickly understand tasks and situations;
  • Efficiency, strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a highly organised, practical approach;
  • Social skills with ability to network with a variety of political and corporate stakeholders.

Benefits

  • A young, dynamic, and professionally enriching international working environment;
  • A role in which the candidate will be offered multiple opportunities for development and learning;
  • A competitive salary package;
  • Some travel around Europe.

To apply, please send a CV and letter of motivation to recruitment@aldeparty.eu by Tuesday 19 November 2019 at 12:00 CET, mentioning the vacancy reference “Policy and Corporate Engagement Officer” in the subject line.

Interviews 26-27 November 2019, preferred start date early 2020.

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