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IETM Secretariat Administrative Assistant

IETM, the International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts, one of the largest cultural networks for the contemporary performing arts, is seeking a person to assist in the administrative tasks of the network Secretariat. The role of the Administrative Assistant is to maintain effective administrative systems as well as to assist the IETM Secretariat in their development.

In collaboration with the Head of Communication and Administration, the Administrative Assistant will work in the following areas: membership administration, basic bookkeeping, assistance in financial planning and reporting, personnel management, premises management, event administration. The Administrative Assistant will also provide assistance in the development of the administrative tools that ensure efficient management of the network. The post is of interest to someone with cultural management experience and/or training, who wishes to get real experience and to master the basics of administration for an international cultural organisation. Excellent knowledge of English, French and Dutch is required. The full job description is available upon request.

IETM has been based in Brussels since 1989. It has a small, international staff of 5 full-time members and 1-3 trainees are present on occasion. The staff includes the Secretary General, the Meetings Coordinator, the Head of Communication and Administration, the Administrative Assistant and the Communication Assistant. Personal qualities and experience expected of the candidate include attention to detail; must be an enthusiastic, communicative person; ability to work under pressure and remain patient; good sense of humour; ability to work as a part of a team; knowledge of and enthusiasm for contemporary performing arts on a European/international level is an asset.

The post isbased in Brussels, although from time to time there will be limited travel. It is a training post: the person will be earning a wage of 2160 EUR gross/month but also learning a career. Proposed fixed term contract of 12 months. Deadline for applications is 23 December 2009. Interviews will be held on 13 January 2010 in IETM's office.

Please send a motivation letter and a CV (in English or French) in digital format to Milica Ilic, Head of Communication and Administration, IETM, milica.ilic@ietm.org.