LGBTI Equal Rights Association for Western Balkans and Turkey



Capacity Development Manager

Deadline to Apply 6 JANUARY 2019 23:59 PM CET

ERA – LGBTI Equal Rights Association for the Western Balkans and Turkey (ERA)is an umbrella association of 57 LGBTI organizations operating in nine (9) countries of the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia) and Turkey region. ERA’s head office is based in Belgrade, Serbia. Its membership consists of different LGBTI organisations - from grassroots and informal to well-developed advocacy organisations. ERA’s mission is to inspire positive change in society, promote and advocate for human rights of LGBTI people by facilitating cooperation and providing resources and capacity development for the LGBTI movements across the Western Balkans and Turkey region. ERAfocuses on these main areas of action: capacity building, advocacy, research, policy development, networking and partnership building, visibility and awareness raising, fundraising and re-granting. 

Job positions available

ERA is now seeking one passionate person who will be able to implement and convey ERA’s strategy and vision with high impact, in the area of capacity development of the association and its 57 member organizations in the position:

  • Capacity Development Manager

Recruitment and selection process 

The recruitment process for this job position consists of two phases:  

First phase 

Submitting a fully completed application package which has to consist of all of the following:

  1. Fully completed application form in English language. Application form is attached to this Open Call. (to fill in the application form first you need to convert it from PDF to Word by using pages such as; 
  2. CV, which should be up to 3 pages long, in the Euro-pass CV format, in English language. (Europass CV template, as well as the Europass CV instructions, are attached to this Open Call);
  3. At least two recommendation letters from previous employers or other entities/persons who can tell us about your professional abilities, skills and achievements. Recommendation letters should be made with the letterhead of the employer, contact details of the employer, and should be signed and stamped by the employer. Recommendation letters should be in English language. Recommendation letters should be scanned and sent in an electronic format;
  4. Samples of previous work in the area of capacity development are welcome [if available]; 

Second phase

An interview with selected candidates will be conducted by a three-member ERA Selection Committee. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview. Interviews will be conducted in English language on Skype or in person depending on the candidate’s location. 

The application form, mandatory template for CVs and job descriptions for each of the 2 job positions can be found in attachment of this open call. 

The deadline for submitting application packages for the two positions is 6 January 2019, 23:59 CET. For any additional inquiries and information about this position and the selection process, please send an Email at [email protected]

Every completed application should be submitted to [email protected] by the indicated deadline. Incomplete applications or application packages received after the deadline will not be considered.


  • Str. Majke Jevrosime 42/31
    Belgrade, Serbia
  • Phone: +381 11 3227480
  • Email: [email protected]


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