Position: Head of Office - Madrid
Reporting to: Deputy Director Operations
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. www.ecfr.eu
We are looking for an entrepreneurial specialist in European and Spanish foreign policy to lead the ECFR Madrid Office. Drawing on an excellent grasp of European strategic and policy issues, the Head of Office will nurture and develop ECFR’s effective presence and networks in Spain, ensuring that ECFR is part of the national debate, strengthening its infrastructure for influence and feeding the Spanish perspective into ECFR’s overall work.
The Head of Office will manage ECFR’s operations in Spain. He/she will work closely with the community of Spanish members of the ECFR Council engaging them in actively supporting ECFR’s organizational goals.
Policy: analyse and advise on key issues related to Spain’s role in Europe and in European foreign policy; inform other ECFR offices and programme teams about Spanish perspectives, and contribute to ECFR’s overall policy agenda.
Outreach: develop and implement ECFR advocacy and media strategies in Spain, build relationships with key public and private stakeholders in the foreign policy community and organise relevant activities to promote ECFR priorities in Spain.