Executive Assistant to the CEO

We are looking for an Executive Assistant for our CEO to provide personalized support, coordination of projects and facilitate internal communication.


Brussels, Belgium


12 June 2023

Background on SolarPower Europe


SolarPower Europe is a member-led association representing the European solar PV sector. SolarPower Europe’s aim is to ensure that more energy is generated by solar than any other energy source by 2030 and lead our members to make solar the core of a smart, sustainable and inclusive energy system. We are an award-winning association and have over 285 members spanning 35 countries. We aim to produce thought-leading energy market analysis and support the business of our members through creative and successful advocacy campaigns.


We are looking for an Executive Assistant for our CEO to provide personalized support, coordination of projects and facilitate internal communication. As a partner to the CEO, you will work on a one-to-one basis on a variety of tasks related to her working life and communications.

Job responsibilities:


Reporting to the CEO, the Executive Assistant to the CEO will:


· Support the Leadership team in implementing action points;

· Help to strengthen internal communication;

· Keep an overview on the project portfolio and the progress of projects;

· Support the further development of SolarPower Europe’s activities, also taking initiatives;

· Produce reports, presentations and briefs;

· Administrative support to the CEO: managing the calendar, travel, business expenses; screening, responding to and directing high-level communication;

· Help with organising Board meetings, and support the CEO in these meetings;

· Other ad hoc responsibilities as needed to support the CEO.



The ideal candidate has the following professional profile:

· You have strong interpersonal skills;

· You’re an active listener with good communication skills and an excellent command of English (verbal and written). French, Dutch or any other EU language is a plus;

· You are dynamic and have a proactive approach to problem-solving;

· Strong time-management and organization skills;

· You have the ability to multitask;

· You are discrete and take confidentiality seriously;

· Tech-savvy, you are IT literate (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
· You have at least three years’ experience working as an assistant to an executive;

· A diploma or certification in administration is an advantage; and

· You are an EU citizen or currently possess a Belgian work permit.

Our offer:

· An FTE permanent Belgian contract with a competitive remuneration package;

· Employee benefits paid by SolarPower Europe make this offer even more attractive: public transportation allowance, work from home allowance, dental and hospitalization insurance and lunch vouchers.



A CV (maximum 2 pages) and a one-page motivation letter should be sent to recruitment@solarpowereurope.org until COB 12 June 2023 quoting “Executive Assistant to the CEO” in the subject line.


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.


For more information on SolarPower Europe, please visit www.solarpowereurope.org

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