EucoLight is the European Association of lighting WEEE compliance schemes. Its members are specialized in managing the collection and recycling of WEEE lighting. On behalf of its 20 members, EucoLight engages with everything related to the WEEE Directive, legislation and standards affecting the collection and recycling of WEEE lighting; working to make the circular economy a reality for lighting products. Founded in 2015, EucoLight has quickly embarked into constructive dialogue with relevant stakeholders to provide expertise in the field of management and treatment of WEEE lighting and to promote the positive role of Extended Producer Responsibility schemes on the environment and society.
EucoLight is seeking to recruit as soon as possible a part-time (60%), Assistant for its small Brussels office, reporting to the Secretary General.
Tasks / Responsibilities
Office management: organising all the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of the office, including being the main point of contact with members
Assist the Secretary General with planning and deriving actions for the secretariat
Organise and attend internal meetings, prepare support documents (PowerPoints, agenda, participants’ lists), take minutes and follow up agreed actions
Assist with the preparation of external meetings, events and conferences, including arranging travel and accommodation; conference material
Manage and update databases of contacts (excel and outlook)
Search, collect and summarise relevant information of interest for the activities of the association
Assist with drafting of the Eucolight newsletter
Update website and social media
Excellent proficiency of English (spoken and written) with solid working knowledge of French
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and familiar with Google applications
Able to work alone and with international teams
Highly organized to be able to deal with multiple tasks
Knowledge of EU affairs would be useful
Proactive problem solver
You have excellent communication, interpersonal and social skills and service-orientated
Work for a dynamic small international trade association dealing with environmental matters
Interact with senior executives and stakeholders
A competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualification and experience, including some employee benefits e.g. meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance (DKV), group insurance
An office located in Brussels and easily accessible by public transport
A permanent contract under Belgium law (‘contrat à durée inderterminée”)
Occasional travel within Europe may be required
How to apply?
In order to be considered for the Assistant position with EucoLight, the candidate must send by 18 December 2019 a very short personalised email with a CV (max 2 pages, no Europass CV) and cover letter (max 1 page) to our HR Service provider email@example.com with reference to the position “Assistant EucoLight”.