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Looking for Part-Time Event Assistant to manage Ethnic Profiling Seminar

July 13th 2018

Fixed Term Contract: September-December 2018


Equinet is seeking to recruit a Part-Time Event Assistant for a fixed term of four months, to be based at the office of the Brussels Secretariat. The job holder’s primary responsibility will be to coordinate, organise and report to the funder about a capacity building seminar for equality bodies on ethnic profiling. The event is financed by a grant from Open Society Justice Initiative and will take place in Brussels, on 8-9 November.

Final recruitment is pending formalisation of project funding!

Job Description

The Part-Time Event Assistant will predominantly carry out the following tasks:

  • Coordinate the organisation of the Equinet event on ethnic profiling
  • Support the development of the content of the Equinet event on ethnic profiling (in coordination with OSJI and the policy and legal team)
  • Promote the Equinet event on ethnic profiling (in coordination with OSJI and the communication team)

The Event Assistant will be supervised by the Finance and Administration Officer (Direct Line Manager) and will also work closely with Equinet’s policy and legal team. Collegial collaboration with the other staff members and professional, regular engagement with Equinet Executive Board Members will also be expected from the person.

This is a part-time (3 days a week), fixed term position within the Brussels-based Equinet Secretariat. Equinet offers a Belgian employment contract between September and December 2018.

The starting date will be 1st September 2018. Last day of work 21 December 2018.

Interested candidates should send their CV and the completed application form in English, by 15 August to

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Only applications containing a CV and the Application Form will be considered as valid and will be taken into consideration.

Please only insert in the personal data that is absolutely necessary for your application (profile picture, date of birth, nationality, postal address, gender, sexual orientation or any other personality or lifestyle traits are not considered as necessary). If selected, you will be contacted using the email address you used at the time of application.

Equinet will organise face-to-face or telephone/Skype interviews with shortlisted candidates at a mutually-agreed time, indicatively on 22/23 August, during which the candidates’ profile will be reviewed.

Selected candidates might be requested to prepare a short assignment in view of the interview.

Equinet is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equal opportunities for all irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, race or ethnicity, age or disability. With a view to contributing to full equality in practice and compensating for disadvantages, Equinet applies positive action measures. Taking into account the Equinet Secretariat team composition and previous traineeships, in case of equally qualified and suitable candidates, Equinet will choose the person with a minority ethnic background and/or a disability unless there are other factors that should tilt the balance in favour of the other candidate(s).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest and understanding.

No financial relocation assistance can be provided by Equinet. Only candidates legally entitled to work in Belgium need apply. No visa or work permit assistance can be provided.


Any personal data you are asked to transmit to Equinet for the purpose of your application will be processed in compliance with REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 of the European Union. It will only be processed for the purpose of your traineeship application by Equinet and will not be shared externally under any circumstance.

Applications from non-retained candidates will be destroyed and applications from selected candidates will be processed in the best achievable conditions of confidentiality. They will be securely archived for one year before destruction and made accessible only to the HR managers (i.e. the Finance and Administration Officer and the Executive Director).

Please note that during the application review process, due to capacity constraints within the Secretariat, your application might be reviewed (in addition to HR managers) by another senior employee at Equinet.

Should you disagree with this, please let us know at the time of application.

By sending your application without further instruction from your side regarding the processing of your personal data, Equinet will understand that you agree with the general data processing procedure explained above. In case you would like your personal data to be treated differently, please explain it in your application email. Any further enquiry regarding personal data processing can be sent to

Every applicant can at any time request to access, rectify, restrict or wholly object to the processing of their personal information Equinet might be in possession of by sending an email request to