testFootball Supporters Europe is seeking passionate candidates for the position of Communication & Research Officer in its Hamburg office.

• Location: Hamburg, Germany
• Pay: from 15.960EUR per annum (starting salary) / 20 hours per week
(expendable up to 30 hours per week – salary may vary based on experience and qualification)
• Permanent contract
(with a 3 months probationary period)
• Closing date: 20 October 2018
• We are aiming to hold interviews on 29-30 October 2018
• Candidates are expected to demonstrate a proficient level of English

Football Supporters Europe e.V (FSE) is an European not-for-profit member association of football fans and supporters’ organisations. FSE and its members support networking and exchange of experiences amongst European football fans’, represent football fans’ interests towards football governing bodies and are, amongst others, active in the field of campaigning on issues relevant to fans. See our website at www.fanseurope.org for more information.

Working alongside the FSE staff team, the post-holder will be involved in internal and external communication, public relations, reporting and research on various fan-related issues of interest for our membership.

Closing date for applications: 20 October 2018 (end of business)

Location: The FSE Coordination Office is based in Hamburg (Germany), where the post-holder is expected to be based.

Responsible to: FSE Coordinator/CEO

Salary (gross wages): from 15.960 EUR per annum / 20 hours per week
(expendable up to 30 hours per week - salary may vary based on experience and qualification)

Principal Responsibilities: the main tasks of the successful candidate will be to manage the communication of FSE (internal/external), support the CEO in overviewing the organisation’s public relations, produce narrative reports on FSE’s activities, lead research on fan activism and public policies in Europe.
This includes in particular areas of work such as:

• Composition of press releases and website articles
• Administration of the FSE website, social media channels and newsletter
• Production and administration of FSE publications
• Representation of the organisation at various events
• Composition of narrative reports
• Collection of data, testimonies and reports on fan-related activities and public policies

The tasks should be carried out under the supervision of the CEO, in association with the FSE staff team and other members or representatives of the organisation, when applicable. The work requires cooperation with existing partners and volunteers from the FSE membership.

Required Skills/Experience:

• Experience in Communications / Public Relations / Research in Human Sciences
• Native English speaker or proficient language skills in English
• Experience in working with football fans, governing bodies and public institutions
• Proficiency with MS Office, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
• Proficiency with Social media (Facebook and Twitter)
• Experience in producing printed publications
• Ability to travel

Desired Skills/Experience

• Additional language skills
• Experience in the Joomla content management system
• Experience in football-related communication
• Experience and/or understanding of volunteering in the field of football

How to apply:
Send the following documents via email to info@fanseurope.org
(subject: communication job application)

1. Letter of motivation

2. CV/Resumé

3. Testimonials

- Written testimonials from two previous employers
- Reference contact information for two previous employers

Football Supporters Europe is an equal opportunities employer. We would welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.
If you have any further questions about this position, please send us an e-mail to info@fanseurope.org or call +49 40 370 877 51

All applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.


Football Supporters Europe eV


Postfach 30 62 18
20328 Hamburg

Tel.: +49 40 370 877 51
Fax: +49 40 370 877 50
Email: info@fanseurope.org