Project Officer

Social Platform

Brussels, Belgium


Social Platform is the largest European civil society alliance fighting for social justice and participatory democracy. Consisting of 47 pan-European networks of NGOs, Social Platform campaigns to ensure that EU policies are developed in partnership with the people they affect, respecting fundamental rights, promoting solidarity and improving lives.

We are currently looking for a Project Officer to support the tasks of the Secretariat and the implementation of our work programme for a four-month period (March-June). This is a full time position based in the Social Platform office in Brussels. Travel outside Belgium may be required, but the majority of activities will take place in Belgium.

The Project Officer will undertake the following tasks:

Track relevant EU policy developments in the field of social policies; write concise briefings on these developments to support the Policy team and our members;

Support the policy team in drafting common positions, letters and briefings, through several rounds of feedback and approval (notably through our members) to reach a final document;

Develop and maintain relations with EU institutions to advance the relevant policy objectives described in our work programme, following up on our campaigns and political interactions where relevant;

Produce content for online publication, in accordance with our communications objectives;

Support the organisation of Social Platform events;

Monitor and report on work programme activities according to the procedures set out internally;

Participate in internal meetings to improve strategy and processes.

For more details and to apply, go to

Application deadline: Sunday 19 February 2017, midnight.


Job posted on 15 February 2017.

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