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Stellenausschreibung: Junior Wissenschaftliche/r Assistent/in in Brüssel [archiviert]


Member of the European Parliament Patrick Breyer (Pirate Party) is looking for an English speaking assistant to be employed in Brussels. Patrick works in the LIBE and JURI committees with a focus on privacy and Internet freedom.

As Junior Policy Assistant you will be called upon to perform a multitude of tasks including:

  • supporting me in my parliamentary work (preparation, expertise, analysis, summaries, advice, drafting) including political communications and outreach;
  • keeping up to date on the political and academic debate within the field as well as related news and case-law;
  • contact with relevant stakeholders (NGOs, industry, academia), liaising with other political groups’ offices, in-house communication, the management, organisation and follow-up of meetings, research, information, administrative and communication tasks.

The job requires great flexibility and adaptability: irregular working hours, varying workloads, ability to work under pressure and on tight deadlines, and the capacity for teamwork in an international environment, with diplomacy skills.

I expect:

  • degree in the relevant field; legal expertise is of advantage;
  • policy work experience in a political/government organisation/NGO related to privacy or tech-nology
  • a general understanding of the European Union and the European Parliament,;
  • fluency in English; fluency in German or French is of advantage;
  • a keen interest in privacy and technology;
  • an understanding of the core values of the Pirate movement;
  • personal integrity and professional approach to the work;
  • willingness to work with Open Source Software and other open technologies;
  • enthusiasm for work in an international team;
  • full support for transparency in public affairs as well as deep respect for privacy in personal matters.

I offer:

  • full time position as an Accredited Parliamentary Assistant (APA) in Brussels;
  • salary in accordance with Parliamentary regulation;
  • possibility to support a meaningful and transparent policy.

How to apply:
Please send a structured CV and a cover letter containing a vision of the position by 15/01/2022 to (PGP key optionally available here), using the subject line “Application Junior Policy Advisor [YOUR NAME]”.

Preferred starting date: February 2022.