Elected Officials Office co-leads (M/F/D)

2 positions

The Elected Officials Office (EOO) will support our Volt mandate holders across the continent with coordination and liaison, internal and external communication, policy, and other key deliverables.

Benefits & advantages: You will work directly with all of Volt’ elected officials, the EUR Board, and other relevant party leads across the continent. You will be exposed to policial topics and work and a perfect environment to network with key Volt stakeholders and other partners. Moreover, you are a crucial player in turning Volt’s vision into reality and contributing to the exposure and growth of the party.

Purpose of the Elected Officials’ Office: The EUR EOO team is primarily responsible for facilitating the establishment and maintenance of communication and working relations between all of Volt’s EOs, the European Board, country chapters with EOs, and other functional teams, mainly EUR Comms, EUR Policy, and EUR Tech.

Purpose of the position: With currently over 110 elected officials in 5 different countries, mainly in Germany, Netherlands, and Italy, Volt has been growing need to professionalise and increase its capacities to support our mandate holders on their tasks and align with our policies so we may effectively implement Volt’s vision. Support the creation of the necessary strutures within Volt to support current and future, while Volt still has a manageable number of EOs before.

As a co-lead of the newly created European Elected Officials Office (EOO), you will have the following tasks: 

  • You will improve and develop working and communication streams between the Volt elected officials, the European Board, and the European communications & policy leads. 
  • You will facilitate and improve communication and coordination of internal and external communication of Volt’s elected officials.
  • You will administer and coordinate the overall information about Volt’s  elected officials in coordination with the naional chapters.
  • You will support and sometimes moderate the weekly and monthly calls of the European Board and the EOs,  the weekly and monthly calls, and support the organization of future Volt Elected Officials Summits. 
  • You will liaise with local and regional level EOs on their goals and support EOs and the European Board in proposing action for the parliamentary teams.
  • You will co-create standards and processes for all EOs and relevant EUR leadership. 

What we are looking for Experience & Skills: 

  • Experience with political or governmental work,
  • English is the main working language, and multiple languages is an advantage,
  • Be a teamplayer and networker,
  • Have strong organising skills and the ability to work under pressure in a political environment.

Volt Europa has resolved to have gender-balanced co-leads lead all its teams. This vacancy is for men, women, and/or diverse. The co-leads are reporting to the European Board of Directors, in particular  Lucas Kornexl and Reinier Van Lanschot.

Hours: approx. 8-12 hrs per week, flexible schedule 

Location: no particular location is required. 

Application: 

Please send an email to the European Board of Directors (board@volteuropa.org) and Lucas Kornexl (lucas.kornexl@volteuropa.org) by 2nd January 2023 with your CV and motivation letter (maximum one page), 2-minutes videos are welcomed and optional.

Contact details: Would you like further information regarding this role? Please send an email to Lucas Kornexl (lucas.kornexl@volteuropa.org). When applying for a leadership position at Volt Europa, we kindly request our candidates to be a member of their national chapter, or of Volt Europa in the case there is no Volt chapter yet.