Vacancy: Executive Director of association Civic Belarus (www.civicbelarus.eu)


Civic Belarus is a Czech non-governmental organization that was founded in 2004 and implements projects aimed at supporting civil society and independent media in Belarus. We are currently looking for an executive director (full-time).

Position description:
− leading the organization
− development and management of projects
− leading a team of 2-3 people
− fundraising for the NGO (with support of other staff)
− cooperation with a board of the organization
− cooperation with partners and donors in the Czech Republic and abroad
− about by-monthly travels to Belarus, Lithuania and Poland
− PR of the organization, contacts with media
− supervision of the financial management of the organization
− possibly trainings for Belarusian participants of projects
− occasionally organization of trainings, press conferences or study trips

Successful candidate has to have:
− experience with project proposal writing and designing of new projects
− experience in project and team management
− experience with post-Soviet region or a country with authoritarian regime
− fluent English
− high level of independence

Successful candidate should have:
− experience with capacity building of NGOs and/or independent media
− communicative Russian or Belarusian
− communicative Czech

We offer:
− interesting and meaningful job with a dedicated team and partners
− independence and possibility of implementing own ideas
− full-time job in the center of Prague (in case of a strong candidate interested only in parttime job, can be negotiated)
− competitive salary
− possibility of regular home-office

Suggested start: September 1, 2011 (can be negotiated)

If you are interested, send your motivation letter and CV including references to
before August 10, 2011.

Please note that only applicants short-listed for interview will be notified.