Call for JEF Europe’s Membership Officer | Deadline 23/09/2022












The Young European Federalists (JEF Europe) are recruiting a Membership Officer for the European Secretariat of the organisation, in Brussels.

Main tasks:

    • Together with the Executive Board, liaising with JEF sections and members and supporting them in their activities, in capacity-building and forwarding opportunities;
    • Running and supporting various micro-granting processes of JEF Europe to its sections across Europe;
    • Co-organisation of JEF Europe’s statutory events (Congresses, Federal Committees);
    • Contribution to JEF Europe’s campaigns, activities and programmes, e.g. Democracy under Pressure, Federalist Academy, 50th anniversary activities;
    • Co-writing operating grant applications and project applications to provide a perspective on membership needs;
    • Supporting the Task Force Capacity-Building in providing resources and toolkits to the sections, as well as other Task Forces of JEF Europe where relevant;
    • Supporting the Secretary General and other colleagues with managing the Pool of Trainers of JEF Europe;
    • Drafting and disseminating the JEF Membership Survey, and supporting the Secretary General and the Executive Board in its analysis;
    • Keeping internal membership documents and database updated, as well as public overviews of the JEF network (e.g. map of all local sections, website).

Essential qualifications and qualities:

    • Bachelor or Master’s degree is an asset but can be compensated with relevant working experience adequate for the position;
    • Excellent command of English (C1);
    • Being passionate about membership-based youth organisations and their development;
    • Experience with capacity-building activities and non-formal education as a methodology
    • Experience with handling budgets and projects – experience with running micro-granting schemes is a strong asset;
    • Strong knowledge of JEF, its network, values, structure, mission, activities – being a member of JEF is a strong asset;
    • Relational comfort, approachable and sense of initiative;
    • Problem-solving and fast learner, with strong organisational and time management skills;
    • Team player and comfortable in an international environment;
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), collaborative tools (G Suite, Slack) and videoconferencing tools (Zoom, Google Meet).


    • Knowledge of another European language;
    • Previous experience in membership-based and/or youth organisations (volunteer experience included);
    • Previous relevant experience in membership management, project management and/or event organisation.

Contract conditions and remuneration:

    • 12-month fixed-term contract under Belgian law, with the possibility of extension to a permanent contract;
    • Full-time, 38 hours/week;
    • Monthly gross salary: €1900 with additional benefits (€50 for public transportation, €100€ of frais forfaitaires, private health insurance, food vouchers);
    • Work during weekends and/or evenings several times a year, with time off in lieu as compensation. The position requires travel in Europe several times during the year, and all travel-related expenses will be covered or reimbursed by JEF Europe.

Application procedure and agenda: 

Send your CV and cover letter to and by the 23rd of September 2022

Please use the subject line “Membership Officer 2022”.

Successful candidates will be invited for an interview on the 30 September, in Brussels or online.

All applicants should have the right to live and work in Belgium. 

The selected candidate would start as soon as possible.