The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) is looking for an enthusiastic policy officer to cover communications and advocacy activities on healthy buildings and energy poverty. HEAL’s healthy buildings activities aim to ensure that buildings in Europe are both health-promoting and climate-friendly, working with a range of health stakeholders, city authorities and the public. We currently focus on the implementation of key legislation for healthy buildings, and specific settings for vulnerable groups, especially schools.
HEAL is a leading European not-for-profit organisation addressing how the environment affects health in the European Union. Our alliance brings together over 75 member organisations, representing health professionals, not-for-profit health insurers, doctors, nurses, cancer and asthma groups, citizens, women's groups, youth groups, environmental NGOs, scientists and public health institutes. Members include international and Europe-wide organisations, as well as national and local groups. (website: www.env-health.org).
What we are looking for:
HEAL is seeking a policy officer to join our climate and cities team at the Brussels Secretariat, who will help us continue our successful advocacy and communications activities. We are looking for a creative, intelligent, organized and communications-savvy individual. The successful candidate should be committed to improving health through the implementation of environmental policies and engaging the public and health professionals. The policy officer will report to HEAL’s policy coordinator.
To apply, please send your CV and a letter of motivation. The letter of motivation should detail why you are interested in the position and how your skills and experience are relevant to HEAL’s work.
Interviews foreseen in the week of 18 February.
Start date: 1 March 2019
Please do not call or send receipt-enquiry emails, faxes, or make in-person visits.
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