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WelFur Assistant (m/f/d)

Fur Europe <1y Entry Level  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 16 Jan 2020

Job Description

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WelFur Assistant (m/f/d)

Brussels, Belgium

ABOUT US

Fur Europe is a Brussels-based association representing the interest of the European fur supply chain and around 100.000 workers employed in fur farms, auction houses, brokers, dressing and dyeing factories, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. At Fur Europe’s office, you will find an informal and yet highly professional and collaborative working environment and a small dedicated multi-national team.

WelFur is the European fur sectors standard for modern animal welfare. WelFur is developed by independent scientists from seven European universitites, and the fur farms are assessed by an independent third-party.

ABOUT THE POSITION

  • Support in the implementation and management of the WelFur program on the European fox, mink and finnraccoon farms;
  • Report to: Head of Welfur;
  • Assisting on the day-to-day communication to fur farmers and other stakeholders about the WelFur program;
  • Collecting and updating data on the WelFur implementation;
  • Developing material for the internal and external website of Fur Europe;
  • Assisting the Fur Europe engagement in the IFASA congress and work around this network;
  • Manageing and arranging WelFur advisor seminars and updates;
  • Attending relevant events or conferences and report to Fur Europe members.

ABOUT THE CANDIDATE

Education and experience

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in agricultural science or similar;
  • Proven knowledge about animal husbandry;
  • Fluency in English is essential; fluency in other EU languages is welcome.

Skills

  • Quick learner, ability to grasp complex concepts rapidly;
  • Strong research and analysis skills;
  • Team-player, proactive and inquisitive mindset;
  • Fully familiar with Microsoft software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

ABOUT THE SELECTION PROCESS

You can send your CV and cover letter to info@fureurope.eu until Sunday, February 9th at midnight.

Candidates will be informed by e-mail if they are accepted to the interview phase shortly after. Interviews are expected to take place in February 2020.

Ideally, the contract will start on Monday, 2nd of March, for the total duration of 6 or 12 months.

The contract will be a convention d’immersion professionelle.


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