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Alzheimer Europe is looking to recruit a new Policy Officer

Friday 06 April 2018

Alzheimer Europe is looking to fill the following Luxembourg-based position:

 Policy Officer (m/f) (Full time, permanent) 

 As the Policy Officer, you will:

  • Support the campaign of Alzheimer Europe and its national member organisations in getting dementia recognised as a European priority
  • Develop a report on existing national dementia strategies to be published in the 2018 Yearbook of Alzheimer Europe
  • Collaborate with the organisation’s national member associations in the development of national reports on dementia policies
  • Co-edit the “Dementia in Europe” magazine with the organisation’s Communications Officer
  • Develop policy statements and contributions to ongoing Commission consultations
  • Present the views of Alzheimer Europe to members of European institutions
  • Support the activities of the European Alzheimer’s Alliance
  • Liaise with other European carers’ and patients’ organisations
  • Report on relevant EU and national policy developments and contribute to the organisation’s monthly newsletter
  • Support the organisation’s social media activities on Twitter.

 You should have the following experience and qualities:

  • Completed university education and experience in a similar position (education or background in EU affairs, communication or journalism will be considered as an advantage)
  • A good understanding of the workings of the European institutions
  • A perfect knowledge of English and good working knowledge of at least one additional European language
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience of social media
  • Good computer knowledge (Internet applications, Word)
  • A keen sense of responsibility and initiative
  • Willingness to travel to Brussels and Strasbourg for meetings of the European Parliament and other networking opportunities.

What we offer:

  • A full-time position with flexible working hours
  • A permanent contract
  • Gross starting salary: EUR 4,250 per month with annual salary progression
  • A positive working environment.

Please apply by sending your CV, together with a cover letter (both documents in English) by 1 May 2018, to:

Alzheimer Europe, 14

rue Dicks

L-1417 Luxembourg

or via E-mail to:

Interviews are planned in the AE office in Luxembourg during the week of 14 May 2018.