ECCAR is hiring a new coordinator for the anti-Muslim racism working group

Coordinator “anti-Muslim racism working group” European Coalition of Cities against Racism (ECCAR)

Are you interested in the topic of anti-Muslim racism? Do you have experience in writing policy briefs? Can you apply your expertise in academic writing to develop a collection of good-practices of local authorities in the field of anti-Muslim racism?

ECCAR is hiring a part time coordinator for the recently launched working group on anti-Muslim racism. The working group aims to analyze how local governments can take action against anti-Muslim intolerance, hatred and discrimination in their capacities as democratic institutions, rule-makers, employers, service providers and public contractors. For this the coordinator, will coordinate the activities of the working group to collect good practice initiatives from various cities throughout Europe focusing on targeted measures to tackle anti-Muslim intolerance, hatred and discrimination in different areas and through various strategies. The strategies may include action plans, measuring and reporting anti-Muslim racism, interreligious dialogue, migrant councils, welcome services, diversity in public administration, education and law enforcement, access to public services, housing policies, intercultural educational, sports and leisure programs, civic education, anti-bias trainings and measures to counter, prevent and monitor hate speech. To publish a collection of good practices in the end of the project, the coordinator will organize and coordinate several online-meetings of the working group. In the next stage of the project, the coordinator will categorize, review and publish the collected policies to develop the final product of the working group.

About you:

You will need to show experience in the areas of project management and the field of anti-discrimination.  You will have to apply your expertise in writing and reviewing policy briefs. We are looking for someone with a positive, can do attitude that enjoys working in an intercultural context.

Candidate requirements:

  • Experience of working across multiple departments and teams
  • Degree in Social Science / Political Science
  • Academic writing skills in English
  • Fluent proficiency in written and spoken English

Duration: 8 months (starting date: as soon as possible)

Employer: ECCAR - European Coalition of Cities against Racism

Hours: Part time 30% based on TV-L 11 (German public service salary scale)

If you would like to apply for the position of the coordinator of the anti-Muslim racism working group, please send your CV with a short motivation letter by 30 April to the ECCAR office to Ms. Evein Obulor