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Culture Action Europe is Hiring a Secretary General

Culture Action Europe is looking for a Secretary General. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to Culture Action Europe values, a strategic vision of the role of arts and culture in political life and believe in the value of arts and culture for European citizens.

Culture Action Europe is the 'political platform for arts and culture' where cultural agencies, institutions, associations and associates converge across the cultural sector throughout Europe and merge to advocate for a stronger role for cultural policies in the European Union, its Member States, neighbouring countries and beyond. Culture Action Europe is looking for a confident strategic operator and orator to work within cultural, political and civil society circles to advocate for the essential role of culture in our changing world. This is a challenging position, which requires the ability to provide direction in a complex environment and to work in a cross-sector logic, seeking to achieve changes in policies that affect the arts and culture sector, across Europe. The new Secretary General will coordinate the overall work of the organisation (in Brussels), report directly to the Executive Committee, ensuring high quality outputs and good communication of key messages to target audiences in official institutions and within the sector. The work involves planning, fund-raising and reporting as well as writing and editing. The Secretary General also represents the organisation at meetings with senior decision-makers, and facilitates the work among its stakeholders to agree joint positions and actions.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter of two pages or less in English addressed to the Chair of the Executive Committee. Application deadline is Sunday, 27 November 2016.

Please send application by e-mail to secretarygeneral@cultureactioneurope.org or visit cultureactioneurope.org/news/cae-is-hiring-a-secretary-general/

A full job description is available at cultureactioneurope.org/files/2016/10/CAE_Secretary-General_job-description.pdf