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Legal Coordinator

European Citizen Action Service

Deadline 23.02.2024 €3,000/month (est.)

European Citizen Action Service is looking for a Legal Coordinator

ECAS is looking for a Legal coordinator to support its EU rights team. ECAS has an extensive track record in helping EU citizens in exercising the rights attached to their EU citizenship and in-depth knowledge of the problems associated with their implementation. For the last 20 years, ECAS has been running “Your Europe Advice” – an EU-funded advice service and has been implementing activities to support citizens, CSOs and civil servants in applying EU legislation in their daily work, notably in freedom of movement and voting rights areas.

Responsibilities

Under the guidance of senior team members, the successful candidate will carry out tasks related to ECAS’ EU Rights focus area and other daily activities, including:

  • Supporting the Senior Legal Manager in her tasks;

  • Supporting the organisation of online and offline events (i.e. webinars);

  • Contributing to the monthly legal updates (overview of the most important ECJ cases and infringement procedures);

  • Carrying out research in the European Rights Focus Area;

  • Producing regular media updates;

  • Performing other tasks as requested to contribute to the objectives of ECAS.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Relevant degree in law, possibly with a focus on EU law;

  • Excellent knowledge of the EU decision-making process;

  • Excellent knowledge of EU Rights and European citizenship;

  • Ability to work with quantitative data;

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the field of European law or European affairs.

Skills Required

  • English language proficiency – written and oral;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Friendly, social, proactive;

  • Team worker but capable of performing tasks independently;

  • Capable to working under pressure and observing strict deadlines;

  • Capable of multitasking.

Commitment to ECAS’ mission and values is a must.

Contract

The position is Brussels based. The successful candidate will be offered an initial one-year contract. Upon positive performance review and budget availability, the contract can be transferred into permanent employment after this period.

The salary depends on the experience of the candidate. The starting salary is EUR 2,000 net, including benefits. Food vouchers are provided in addition.

Deadline for Applications

Applications – CV and Motivational Letter should be submitted by 23 February 2024 to Ms. Damilano at claire.damilano@ecas.org.

ECAS is an equal opportunity employer which seeks to further diversify its staff in terms of gender, culture and nationality.

Start date: as soon as possible.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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