Programme and Event Developer

(Near) native proficiency in Dutch and English is required

32 to 40h per week 
Starting date: as soon as possible (latest 1 June 2021)
Duration: 6 months with a view to be extended (Subject to funding. Aim is to have this as a growing and long-lasting position!)
Location: The Hague Humanity Hub, Central The Hague 
Application period: until May 20 or until vacancy filled

The Humanity Hub is looking for an energetic and highly motivated Programme and Event Developer who can help further develop the Humanity Hub’s programming into relevant and sustainable programmes. You are the ideal candidate if you have experience developing impactful events and programmes in the purpose led or social innovation world. We are looking for an individual with strong organisation and leadership skills and the ability to approach work with creativity, passion, and determination to serve our community to their best interests for maximum impact. Join us if this sounds like you and you want to be part of an ambitious social organization where your expertise, advice and work are valued, and you have room to learn and develop your skill and network. 


You will 

  • Identify opportunities and develop a new event formats and programmes 
  • Implement and manage the production and practical organization of programmes and events 
  • Participate in the planning and delivery of programmes, including: event/workshop planning and organisation, mobilization of programme contributors, stakeholder management, capturing impactful stories, reporting/evaluation
  • Develop and implement community-led programming in close collaboration with the community development team 
  • Work closely with the communications team to ensure that all projects and programmes are communicated effectively to all relevant stakeholders 
  • Continuously improve the Hub’s knowledge management for all aspects related to events and programmes (eg. people, content, budgets, templates) 
  • Identify and apply for sources of funding 
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to identify and execute on opportunities for growth of programming and community from a strategic and funding perspective 
  • Work closely with and support the rest of the team in other areas when needed 
  • Help community members make valuable connections 

What you bring

  • You have a university degree and 2-3 years of work experience in a similar role 
  • Experience working in programme, project, or event management 
  • You are comfortable taking the lead on projects and working independently  
  • You bring an entrepreneurial and creative mindset to help grow the organisation  
  • You have a keen sense for what is going on in our sector and society  
  • Able to capture concepts and proposals convincingly in writing  
  • You are an organizational talent and can work quickly in a growing and fast-paced environment  
  • A curious, friendly personality with a genuine interest in our community 
  • Excellent communication skills and (near) native proficiency in both Dutch and English 
  • A flexible, can-do attitude with good problem-solving skills ready to help where needed 
  • High digital literacy, able to use various online platforms and digital tools 
  • Preferably living in (the region of) The Hague 

Ideally, you also bring

  • Work experience within the peace, justice, humanitarian, impact sectors 
  • Experience in a start-up environment and with developing concepts and relevant business processes 
  • Experience in a multistakeholder environment across government, private and public sectors 
  • Experience writing successful funding applications 

What we offer

  • Remuneration will be between 2100 – 2800 EUR gross (full-time) depending on experience 
  • 8% vacation pay and 25 holidays (based on full time) 
  • 32 to 40 working hours per week 
  • 6 months contract with a view to be extended in the future (subject to funding) 
  • Be part of an ambitious and growing social organization where your expertise, advice and work are valued, and you have room to learn and develop 
  • An energetic and purpose-driven organisational culture and informal team 
  • Beautiful, innovative, and creative workspace in the heart of the Hague 
  • The chance to build a network with a community of professionals contributing to a more peaceful and just world 

Want to work with us?  Apply today!  

Please send your CV and motivation letter to Alexandre Taillandier (alex.taillandier@humanityhub.net). Application period until May 20 or until vacancy filled.

About The Hague Humanity Hub 

The Humanity Hub is a not-for-profit foundation that supports and strengthens the Hague ecosystem for a more peaceful and just world. We facilitate collaboration and innovation by offering the necessary ingredients for chance encounters, inspirational collaborations, and the exchange of knowledge. The Hub is both an actively managed community and two beautifully designed spaces in The Hague where professionals can connect and collaborate, work, and hold events.  

Our growing community is active in a wide range of fields such as peacebuilding, justice innovation, education, humanitarian action, climate action, and development aid, and ranging from non-profit to for profit, start-ups to scale-ups, small local to large international organizations and academia. Our amibition is to unleash the potential of the ecosystem by engaging as many organsiations as possible in our community.  

The Humanity Hub recently became an SDG House with the purpose to connect and support collaboration between diverse actors working on international impact to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.