Young European Leadership seeks to expand its team. We are looking for volunteers which are proactive and reliable team players who enjoy working in an international environment.

Young European Leadership seeks to expand its team. We are looking for proactive and reliable team players who enjoy working in an international environment. You join a team which is widely dispersed with highly dedicated team members who work almost entirely online from wherever they are. Being part of YEL’s Staff gives you a great opportunity to leverage and extend your leadership skills, to deepen and expand your skills set needed to excel in a global job market, and to connect with driven peers as well as global policy makers.

(V) : This designates Volunteering positions, without remunerations, in YEL’s team. As a non-profit with a limited budget, those opportunities are for volunteers which are interested to expand their interpersonal and professionnal skills.

Partnerships Manager (V)

As Partnerships Manager your role is to nurture and develop YEL’s existing partnerships. You will work closely with Programming and Communications teams and YEL Board to ensure partnerships are effectively leveraged to support our projects and organisation aims. You will own the relationships with key partners and ensure communication flows smoothly.

The position requires strong communication and interpersonal skills, an ability to think strategically and strong English skills. The position requires a commitment of about 3-5 hours in a regular week.

Delegations Officer (V)

As Delegations Officer you will handle delegation recruitment, including applicant evaluation and interviews. You will organise delegate training workshops and meetings with key stakeholders such as EU officials where relevant. You will work closely with the Communications and Partnerships teams to promote the delegates’ activities before, during and after conference events. You will also help prospect for new events for YEL delegates to attend. 

The role requires strong teamwork, leadership and time management skills as well as strong English. The position requires a commitment of about 3-5 hours in a regular week.

Community Officer (V)

As Community Officer your role is to build a community focused on providing opportunities for YEL alumni to continue their personal development journey. You will be responsible for developing community strategy and working with the Partnerships team to source opportunities. You will also work with the Communications team to create relevant content for YEL’s newsletter and social media channels, and be actively involved in managing social media groups dedicated to alumni.

The position requires leadership experience, strategic thinking, strong communication skills and fluent English. Experience in community management is a plus. The position requires a commitment of about 3-5 hours in a regular week.

Communications Officer (Graphic Design) (V)

As Communications Officer you will be responsible for enriching YEL’s communications activities with creative, visual content. You will work with the Programming team to understand project objectives, and to source ideas as well as content contributions. You will also contribute to the communications strategy for specific events and for YEL as an organisation.

We are looking for creative individuals with good graphic design and video editing skills, as well as strong teamwork skills. Experience in communications roles in a non-profit or similar organisations is a plus. The position requires a commitment of about 3-5 hours in a regular week.

Fundraising Officer (V)

As Fundraising Officer your role is to explore funding options for YEL projects and as an organisation. You will work closely with the Partnerships and Programming teams to create a funding strategy to support YEL programming plans and overall development.

The position requires leadership experience, strategic thinking, strong communication skills and fluent English. Experience in raising private or public funds, especially from European programs is a plus. The position requires a commitment of about 3-5 hours in a regular week

Treasury Officer (V)

As Treasury Officer you will work with the programming team and Board to ensure the overall financial soundness of programming plans. You will guide and support project leads with the development of robust project budgets. You will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, providing timely updates to the team and producing YEL annual accounts in accordance with AISBL law.

The position requires very strong English and French skills, strong financial literacy with a high degree of attention to detail. You should have strong organisational skills and be able to think strategically. You should be based in or close to Brussels. The position requires committing about 3-5 hours in a regular week.

Brussels Liaison Officer (V)

As Brussels Liaison Officer you are responsible for coordinating YEL’s presence and activities in Brussels. You will work closely with the Partnerships team to represent YEL in engagement with existing and prospective Brussels-based partners. You will also play a key role in supporting logistics activities related to YEL and partner events in Brussels.

You should be able to demonstrate an ability to multitask and solve unexpected challenges. You have strong interpersonal skills and are able to identify collaboration opportunities. Ideally you have experience developing relationships with partners or sponsors.

The position requires to be in or close to Brussels. The position requires a commitment of about 3-5 hours in a regular week and more right before/during events.

Application Form

Please complete all fields of the application form and attach your CV of maximum two pages in English. You may also attach any other material you deem relevant for your application, e.g. portfolios (esp. for web designer application), overview of past experience, letters of recommendation, etc. All applicants will be reviewed on a rolling base. Successful candidates will be invited to one or more interviews. Please provide an email address which is not tied to an institution (university, workplace, etc.) and monitor it closely.
Incomplete applications can not be considered.

For questions please contact eloise.ryon@younglead.eu, subject “Application YEL: [Your name, position(s) you are applying for]”. We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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