Are you our new Secretary General?

Attention Norden! Do you have a passion for Nordic cooperation? Do you have some experience from youth politics and are you are looking for a part-time position to put your organisational skills into good use? As Secretary General at the Nordic Centre Youth we offer you a an interesting and versatile job opportunity in a Nordic environment. Did we catch you interest? Keep reading and apply today!

The job

The Secretary General is responsible for the administration and economy of the organisation, as well as preparing and executing the Board’s decisions. You will also participate in, plan and organise meetings and events across the Nordics together with the Board. You will be in charge of updating our web page and oversee good communication with our member organisations, the Nordic Youth Council and other partners. In addition, you will develop the organisation in close cooperation with the President and the Board of the NCF.

You as a candidate

We are looking for an open, enthusiastic and resourceful person with excellent organisational skills. As the only employee, you must be comfortable with working independently and alone, while also being a good team player. Previous work experience is not required, but you must have been active in one of our member organisations. You must also be able to communicate in English fluently, since it is our main working language. Furthermore, you must be able to speak and write in at least one Scandinavian language (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish).

What’s in it for you

We offer you an exciting job opportunity with colleagues from all the Nordic countries and the possibility to establish a Nordic network. The position is part time, around 25 % off full time, from the beginning of January 2019. The position will give you great experience in organisational work, a lot of responsibility and an overview of the political life within the Nordics. We can assure you a sometimes hectic but fun work environment, where you will be able to travel and share memorable experiences with Nordic friends from the centre-liberal movement.  

Some travels within the Nordics will apply.

Great! How do I apply?

Please submit your written application and CV no later than the 18th of November 2018 to

Interviews will take place between the 26th of November and 1st of December as well as the 10th and 16th of December. We will train you for the job during spring 2019. We hope you will be able to start after new year, but expect you to participate in the Nordic Young Leaders Meeting in Helsinki the 1st to the 3rd of February.

Quick facts

Published: 29th of November 2018

Start date: Beginning of 2019

Extent: 25%

Work hours: Flexible

Location: Anywhere in the Nordics (as we do not have an office, the job is located wherever the Secretary General is)

Salary: The Secretary General receives an emoulment of 500€ per month.

For further information

Please contact our current Secretary General Emma Tcheng or President Johanna Mantere if you have any further questions.

Emma Tcheng, Secretary General: +358 409001313 or

Johanna Mantere, President: +358 40 5386699 or

About the NCF

The Nordic Centre Youth (NCF) is an umbrella organisation for Nordic centre-liberal political youth and student organisations. The NCF was established 1965 and is today home to over 16 000 young centre liberals across the Nordics. Today, the organisation has 9 member organisations and one observer from all the Nordic countries as well as the Faroe and Åland Islands. The main objective for the NCF is to create a Nordic platform for its member organisations - both politically and culturally. Besides two annual meetings, the NCF organises educational and social gatherings. The work is overseen and executed by a Board and a Secretary General. The NCF is one of the umbrella organisations in the Nordic Youth Council, where it represents its member organisation’s political agenda.

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