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11 May 2017

Full-Time Executive Officer – EU Foreign Policy

Amnesty International – Posted by admin Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium


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Executive Officer – EU Foreign Policy

Executive Officer, EU Foreign Policy

Amnesty International’s European Institutions Office (EIO) is looking for an Executive Officer, EU Foreign Policy to join our team. The post-holder will be responsible for devising and implementing Amnesty International’s advocacy strategy on EU Foreign Policy, focusing on the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf, along with Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Pursuing the objective that human rights should be integrated and targeted in all EU external action, the post-holder will assess EU initiatives for lobbying opportunities and develop AI positions along with the organisation’s international secretariat, regional and national offices. In addition to the geographic focus, this position also holds responsibility for working on EU policy on the death penalty.

We are looking for a specialist in EU foreign policy who will be capable of translating EU contexts into advocacy for Amnesty International’s global movement, and who can interact with key decision-makers on behalf of the organisation. The successful candidate will be a strong analytical and strategic thinker, with a keen sense of team spirit.


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

  • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
  • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

For further information on our benefits, please visit


If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

Amnesty International is an equal opportunities employer and offers competitive remuneration with benefits under Belgian law.

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Job Categories: Management. Job Types: Full-Time.

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