Date Added: 13 August 2022
: 25 August 2022
Job Title: Youth Engagement Officer
Working For: European Movement UK
Salary: £25,000 per year
Length of Contract: 1 year with possibility of extension
Working with the Executive Board of the Young European Movement (YEM UK), and the Field Team at the European Movement UK (EM UK), the Youth Engagement Officer is central to the growth and development of the Young European Movement UK.
Our mission is to become the natural home for pro-Europeans in the UK.
Through relationship, volunteer and intern management, developing and managing communication strategies, forming partnerships and organising a range of events, the Youth Coordinator will contribute to the following strategic objectives:
- Reshaping public opinion of the value of a closer relationship with the EU
- Raising the profile of the Young European Movement and growing its influence
- Strengthening our network of local activists.
- Encouraging more young people to get involved in the pro-European movement
As Youth Engagement Officer you will work with YEM UK´s Executive Board and with support from EM UK’s Field Team, to deliver these aims.
About the role
The successful applicant will initially be offered a 1 year contract, with the possibility of extension following its successful completion.
The role is primarily home-based, but you must be willing to travel across the UK occasionally to attend YEM events and meetings. There is also the opportunity to occasionally work from the European Movement offices in Central London.
About Young European Movement UK
YEM UK is the home for the UK’s young pro parent organisations: the youth European activists. We are the product of two section of the European Movement (EM) and the UK section of JEF Europe.
EM promotes the European project across the UK, and we operate as its youth section; open to all those aged under 35.
Through JEF, we work closely with our European counterparts, organ ising exchanges and joint events, and our members have access to JEF’s countless events including seminars, campaign tours, trips, workshops, and other international projects.
About the European Movement UK
The European Movement is a cross-party, single-issue organisation. We are powered by our 16,000 members, over 180,000 campaign supporters, over 100 local groups, and our strong networks in Westminster and the EU.
DIRECT APPLICATIONS ONLY PLEASE - NO AGENCIES
Closing Date: 25 August 2022
Applications close at 9am on the closing date.
Start date ASAP.
We will be interviewing as soon as possible after the job closes, and may begin interviewing early if we receive a lot of applications. We advise applying early to avoid disappointment.
To apply for the role you will need to submit your CV and a covering letter via the form on the following page.
Should you be successful in being selected for interview, we will ask you to prepare an answer to additional questions before the interview.