Do you possess a strong track record in advocacy and policy at European or international level? Are you passionate about libraries, research and innovation? Can you easily translate technical concepts into simple messages and compelling explanations?
LIBER is seeking an Advocacy Officer to work on our European projects relating to policy and advocacy and to support the Executive Director in developing our advocacy programme.
The post-holder will work on advocacy and policy in the areas of copyright and text and data mining, open access, and research data management.
S/he will work to build LIBER’s network and identify and implement new opportunities for engagement with relevant stakeholders e.g. though workshops, drafting of targeted information material, online engagement.
You will be joining a small and international team of highly motivated individuals and must be comfortable working both as part of a team and autonomously.
Full job description available here: AdvocacyOfficer
Terms and conditions of employment
This position is full time for a period of 2 years.
The post will be located in the LIBER Office in the National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. Travel outside The Netherlands will be required.
Salary will be based on Scale 10: minimum €2,512 to maximum gross €3,804 per month fulltime, plus a vacation allowance of 8% and a December allowance of 8.33%. In addition you will be entitled to 42 days holiday per year. The Labour Agreement is based on the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Research Centres (http://www.wvoi.nl/default.asp?cid=92&pid=76/).
Out-of-hours working, including occasional weekends, will be expected in association with conferences and meetings.
For further information contact Susan Reilly, LIBER Executive Director: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested? Please send your CV with a covering letter in English to: email@example.com. Please mention clearly your phone number and skype ID. Only applications from individuals with a valid visa to work in Europe can be considered.
Applications from LIBER members or other individuals wishing to work on secondment are strongly encouraged.
Deadline for applications: 18th of May 2015. Skype interviews will be held on the week of the 1st of June (to be confirmed).