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Special Advisor of the Director General

Job to be filled as of :

January 2020

Under the responsibility of the Director General, the Special Advisor of the Director General will work closely with the entire Permanent Secretariat team.

  • Schedule & Organization
    • Coordination of the Director General’s schedule and organization of appointments
    • Meeting and interview preparation
    • Report writing and operational follow-up of meetings
    • Organization, planning and management of missions abroad
    • Contact management
  • Monitoring & Political writing
    • Strategic moniroting of governance issues
    • Documentary and bibliography research
    • Speech writing and preparation of talking points
    • Briefing note and report writing
  • If necessary, the Special Advisor may contribute to all activities of the Permanent Secretariat, especially transversal missions.


  • A versatile individual with a political background, endowed with a great organizational rigour
  • Ideally, the applicant would have a previous experience in advising or supporting the Head of an organization with an international dimension.
  • Previous experience in the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs would be looked upon favourably.


  • Excellent writing skills, in French and English;
  • Analysis and synthesis skills, in French and English;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills, especially with people from different cultural backgrounds;
  • Good organization and methodological skills;
  • Ability to work both as part of a team as well as independently;
  • Proactive, responsible and able to work under pressure;
  • Good knowledge of global governance actors and challenges.


Full-time permanent contract.

This position takes place within the Paris Peace Forum’s Permanent Secretariat, in Paris’ 15th arrondissement.

Candidates must send a CV and a cover letter to before 15 December. Please indicate ‘Special Advisor of the Director General’ in the email subject line.

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