Jobs: ILGA-Europe – Senior Advocacy Officer

ILGA-Europe are looking for a Senior Advocacy Officer to work with the staff team in Brussels. Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday, 16 November 2018, 17.00 CET. 

The Senior Advocacy Officer will be actively contributing to ILGA-Europe’s advocacy work aimed at bringing legal, political and social change for LGBTI people across Europe, by working with European institutions to leverage their mechanisms for change, by setting benchmarks for national governments on LGBTI equality, by engaging with governments and civil society at national level to strengthen capacity to translate political commitments into concrete measures, and by acting as a thought-leader on strategic issues for the European LGBTI movement.

The tasks of Senior Advocacy Officer will include developing and implementing effective policy and advocacy strategies with regional institutions, government or other relevant actors to respond to priorities identified by the European LGBTI movement; monitoring of developments and assessing  opportunities  for  advocacy  of  human  rights  of  LGBT  people  at  European level;  developing  and  implementing  capacity  building   for policy-makers,  civil society and practitioners at European and national levels on implementation of political commitments into concrete measures; and developing strategic partnerships and coalitions with other NGOs and relevant actors.

Open ended full-time position subject to continued funding for the post.

Salary scale: from 51,553.01 € to 54,482.16 €, starting at the beginning of the scale. The organisation has a generous remuneration package, including contributing to local transportation costs, luncheon vouchers, hospitalisation insurance, a pension scheme for employees, and ‘family friendly’ policies.

Relocation support from within Europe to Brussels will be given where appropriate.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday, 16th November 2018 (17:00 CET).

Please submit a signed electronic version by e-mail to:


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ILGA-Europe’s equal opportunity policy applies both to ILGA-Europe’s implementation of its work programme, and its employment practices. We will do all within our power to apply the above policies in our day-to-day operations and in our employment practices.

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