Working at ECFR

ECFR (The European Council on Foreign Relations) is a pan-European initiative which seeks to conduct research and promote informed debate across Europe on the development of coherent, effective and values-based European foreign policy. It has offices in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Sofia and Warsaw.  About ECFR

As a registered charity employing over 60 employees across Europe we continue to strive to be innovative and at the forefront of policy discussion. We  seek to enhance our development and contribution to the ECFR vision by continuing to invest in staff that offer a strong blend of skills, experience and strong belief in the aims of the organisation.

As a career diplomat, what I appreciate in my working at ECFR is the time spent on forward thinking and creativity. The pan-European nature of our network and the effort to reach out to various constituencies and interlocutors also definitely help in making ECFR such a stimulating workplace.

Manuel Lafont Rapnouil – Head of Paris Office

 

Working with ECFR is like working in seven European capitals all at once. You feel connected and able to have an impact even with the simplest of tasks performed every day.

Denica Yotova – Programme Coordinator, Sofia Office

ECFR is committed to ensuring that we follow an equal opportunities recruitment process.

Jobs at ECFR

Berlin or Paris | European Power Programme Coordinator

The Programme Coordinator provides crosscutting coordination to the activities of one of ECFR’s four programmes. Focussing on European Power, they support the development of ECFR’s policy-driven activities, and through involvement in the content side will be able to help shape the advocacy and communications functions and engage policy fellows, national offices and relevant external contacts. Within the agreed strategy for European Power, the Programme Coordinator ensures practical integration between the elements of planning and implementing research, advocacy, communications, fundraising, budget control and general administration within the programme, and maintains efficient liaison with all relevant parts of ECFR. Although the primary allocation is to one programme, the Programme Coordinator may be asked to assist with regard to other programmes, projects and initiatives. Please note the

€37,900 - €41,800 per annum

Applications close: 11/06/2017

Paris | Communication & Advocacy Intern

The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) is a pan-European initiative which seeks to conduct research and promote informed debate across Europe on the development of coherent, effective, and values-based European foreign policy. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to fill the position of Communication and Advocacy Intern. This individual will report to the Head of Office and Programme Coordinator, and will provide strategic communications support to the Paris Bureau of ECFR.

Applications close: 03/06/2017

Jobs

Applications to ECFR should include a one page cover letter and a CV not exceeding two pages.

Current Opportunities:

Berlin or Paris | European Power Programme Coordinator

The Programme Coordinator provides crosscutting coordination to the activities of one of ECFR’s four programmes. Focussing on European Power, they support the development of ECFR’s policy-driven activities, and through involvement in the content side will be able to help shape the advocacy and communications functions and engage policy fellows, national offices and relevant external contacts. Within the agreed strategy for European Power, the Programme Coordinator ensures practical integration between the elements of planning and implementing research, advocacy, communications, fundraising, budget control and general administration within the programme, and maintains efficient liaison with all relevant parts of ECFR. Although the primary allocation is to one programme, the Programme Coordinator may be asked to assist with regard to other programmes, projects and initiatives. Please note the

€37,900 - €41,800 per annum

Applications close: 11/06/2017

Fellowships

ECFR runs an Fellowship prospects in its various offices across Europe.

Candidates should possess a sound knowledge of International Relations, Politics, European Studies or other related disciplines, preferably with a proven understanding of EU institutions.

Current Fellowship Opportunities:

At present ECFR do not have any Fellowship opportunities, please continue to view our website for any updates.

Internships

The European Council on Foreign Relations runs a internship scheme in its offices. The role varies, but may include research assistance, administrative tasks and organisational work. The duration of the internships varies from 3 to 6 months. Candidates should be students in International Relations, Politics, European Studies or other related disciplines, preferably with a proven understanding of EU institutions, office skills and languages. They should be fluent in English and the national language of the office to which they are applying. The scheme is unpaid but we do make a modest contribution towards travel and other expenses. All internship opportunities will be advertised on this website and interested candidates should send their applications directly to the relevant office.

Current Intern Opportunities:

Paris | Communication & Advocacy Intern

The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) is a pan-European initiative which seeks to conduct research and promote informed debate across Europe on the development of coherent, effective, and values-based European foreign policy. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to fill the position of Communication and Advocacy Intern. This individual will report to the Head of Office and Programme Coordinator, and will provide strategic communications support to the Paris Bureau of ECFR.

Applications close: 03/06/2017