The Administrative Unit of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) hosted by the Asser Institute, a research institute based in The Hague and affiliated with the University of Amsterdam, is seeking an enthusiastic EVENTS MANAGER
on a full-time basis (38 hours per week/1 FTE). The Events Manager reports to the Head of the GCTF Administrative Unit and works closely with all other members of the team. The individual must be able to work independently and proactively on certain tasks, while on other tasks act as an active and flexible team member. The Events Manager is willing and able to work irregular hours, including weekend days, when required, and to undertake travel abroad. The organisation
is an informal, apolitical, multilateral counterterrorism (CT) platform that contributes to the international architecture for addressing terrorism. Since its launch in 2011, the GCTF has proven itself as a valued and practical platform for counter-terrorism officials and practitioners around the world to share expertise and strategies and to develop widely applicable good practices and tools. The Forum facilitates frank and open discussions among stakeholders, bringing together experts and practitioners from across the world’s regions.
The Asser Institute
is a research centre for international and European law, located in The Hague, with a high public and international profile. Its mission is to contribute to the development of international and European law by conducting independent fundamental research, policy-oriented research, and commissioned research, as well as by initiating and facilitating academic and expert meetings, (professional) education, and public events with a view to disseminating knowledge on international and European law. Tasks and responsibilities:
Preparing, planning, organizing, delivering and following-up on GCTF-hosted activities (e.g., plenary, expert and coordination meetings, workshops, consultations) abroad, in the Netherlands or virtually. Tasks include but are not limited to venue identification; registration processes; preparation of correspondence related to the event (invitations and logistical arrangements); ongoing communication with participants, stakeholders, and service providers; and arranging logistical aspects such as transportation, catering, security, interpretation, and accommodation.
- Information management—creating, maintaining, and updating relevant files and documents, including guidelines and other procedural documents;
- Building and maintaining relationships with colleagues across the GCTF community and at all levels;
- Organizing and attending hospitality events related to GCTF-hosted activities;
- Contributing to communications and outreach materials;
- Performing other job-related duties as assigned;
- All employees provide back up for one another;
- Represent the GCTF Administrative Unit when appropriate.