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ENGSO Youth is hiring: Policy and Projects manager!



What does it mean to be an ENGSO Youth Policy and Projects manager?

  • to be a part of an enthusiastic international team;

  • to work in an environment where you can grow professionally and personally;

  • a have a chance to shape European agenda through policy papers and advocacy for youth and sport;

  • to represent #ENGSOyouth in various events;

  • to support international projects where you will be able to use sport as a tool for social change;

  • to have opportunity to build an international network;

  • to work remotely with flexible time arrangements.



What is expected from an ENGSO Youth Policy and Projects manager?


ENGSO Youth internal work

  • Support the development and implementation of the ENGSO Youth Strategy 2020-2023;

  • Coordinate ENGSO Youth Operating Grant within Erasmus+ KA3 (Civil Society Cooperation Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA));

  • Plan and prepare ENGSO Youth events together with colleagues and partners;

  • Support ENGSO Youth Communications officer in developing online content related to policy and projects.


Policy work

  • Lead the preparation of ENGSO Youth policy and position papers on relevant topics connected to sport/physical activity;

  • Monitor and report on developments in various relevant EU policy fields (sport; youth & employment, volunteering, etc.);

  • Representation in ENGSO EU Advisory Committee;

  • Representation in relevant events on behalf of ENGSO Youth.


Coordination of projects

  • Overall coordination and overview of ENGSO Youth projects;

  • Lead new ENGSO Youth project applications and high-quality reporting together with colleagues and partners;

  • Coordination of annual ENGSO Youth Young Delegates meeting.


Qualifications and skills needed:

  • Excellent written and oral English;

  • Proven communication and negotiation skills, especially in international and culturally diverse environment;

  • Educational background in sport science, sport diplomacy, politics, international relations, European studies or other relevant field;

  • Knowledge of EU policies relevant to the field/an understanding of the EU policy landscape relevant to the field (sport; youth & employment, volunteering, etc.)

  • Experience in international project management, especially funded by ERASMUS+, Council of Europe, other EU and international donors;

  • Well developed administrative and time management skills.


Please note that applicants should be based in Council of Europe countries.


Application deadline: 25th October 2020

Application: CV and motivation letter (no more than 500 words) should be submitted to ENGSO Youth secretariat (secretariat@youth-sport.net).


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Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted shortly after the application period.


For more information please contact ENGSO Youth secretariat: secretariat@youth-sport.net

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