FUF is looking for a new employee: Organizational support (40%)

The Association for Development Issues, FUF, is a politically and religiously independent non-profit organization that raises issues about global development and Sweden's role in the world. We want to contribute to increased knowledge, debate and commitment to a fair and sustainable world. FUF has been around for 50 years and continues to engage people across generational and sectoral boundaries to both take part in and produce important information and debate on the most important issues of our time. Now we're looking for one new employee who will act as organizational support of 40% during the period May-December (or earlier if possible) with ev. possibility of extension.   

About the service

The position entails a two-part area of ​​responsibility: as an office assistant of 20% and as editorial support of 20%. You who are applying should be interested in global development issues, unpretentious and easy to work with different types of people and to perform different types of tasks. You need to be able to, and enjoy, work in a structured and organized way. 

Office Assistant 20% - main tasks:
This part of the service involves administrative and practical support to the office, and to assist office staff in the day-to-day operations on a needs basis. It can e.g. is about everything from inventory, cleaning and purchasing to compiling data, to assist in educational and seminar activities and to participate in labor market fairs. In addition, the office assistant will work continuously with sales of FUF supportership to potential FUF supporters.

Editorial support 20% - main tasks:
Utvecklingsmagasinet (formerly biståndsdebatten.se) is FUF's digital magazine with analyzes, debate and coverage of issues relating to Swedish development assistance, international development cooperation and global sustainable development. The magazine has become an obvious platform for those who want to follow and participate in the discussions about Sweden's role in global development, and it aims to nuance the Swedish debate on development aid and development issues. In the role of editorial support, you will work closely with the editor of Utvecklingsmagasinet, and support her in her work with the site. The tasks include i.a. publishing in WordPress and social media, production of newsletters, compilation of statistics and some editorial work, e.g. proofreading of journalistic texts, contact with writers and external monitoring.

Terms of employment

Agreed fixed-term employment of 40% below the period May-December (or earlier if possible) with ev. possibility of extension. Some sharer of the service can be performed remotely, while others require you to be on site physically at the office on Kungsholmen in Stockholm. FUF applies at full earnings corresponding to a 37,5-hour working week, 32 vacation days, SEK 5 in fitness per year and 000 fitness hour per week. We are affiliated with the Employers' Alliance's collective agreement for non-profit and idea-driven organizations.  

Who we are looking for

We are looking for you who have… 

… Documented interest in global development issues
… Documented work experience of an assistant and / or administrative nature
...very good Swedish in speech and writing and stylistic feeling for words and images
… Knowledge of WordPress or similar web publishing tools
… Experience of publishing and reaching out on social media

Merit is that…
… Have documented experience of editorial work
… Have own experiences from low- and middle-income countries
… Have been active in FUF 

Furthermore, we will place great emphasis on personal suitability. The person we are looking for should i.a. be…
… Self-motivated and responsible
… Enterprising
… Used to keeping order and order - even when the work involves handling several parallel processes and contacts at the same time.

This is how you apply

We want your application as soon as possible as selection may be made on an ongoing basis, however no later than 10 April. Your application must consist of a CV and answers to the questions in the form (ie no separate personal letter in addition to this): 

  1. Why are you looking for the job?
  2. What previous work experience do you have that you think would benefit from this job?
  3. What qualities do you think are important in the role of organizational support? 
  4. Describe a work situation where you have had to collaborate with other people and lessons you learn from it.
  5. How would you work to try to reach out with Utvecklingsmagasinet's content to a wider audience?

FUF welcomes all applicants but encourages a few extra people who can in some way contribute with diversity to our team to apply for this position.

We will contact those we want to take on for interview and reference. All applicants will be notified when the position is filled.

Apply HERE.

If you have questions about the service, you are welcome to email anna.sjoberg.tibblin@fuf.se

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