The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European and global level.
We support over 280 partner organisations to carry out activities that contribute to the public debate on climate action, drive urgent and ambitious policy in support of the objectives of the Paris Agreement and help deliver a socially responsible transition to a net-zero emissions economy and sustainable society in Europe and around the world.
About the role
The Legal and Governance Officer gives advice on/coordinates legal matters regarding ECF business, 501(3)c compliance, grants and consultant contracts. Of primary importance is recognising and maintaining ECF’s reputation and charitable purpose status. Therefore he/she collaborates closely with the Grants Manager, the External Relations team, Programme staff and external law firms.
He/she also safeguards/coordinates the compliance with applicable rules when the ECF and its hosted entities are expanding internationally.
The legal officer initially reports to the Chief Operating Officer, until a new structure in the Operations department has been set-up.
Experience and competencies
What we offer
As soon as possible.
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