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Intellectual Property Trainer

Within the IPMED project, funded by the ENI CBC Med 2014-2020 Programme, Agora Institute for knowledge Management, is looking for an IP trainer specialist to support the development and the implementation of the project capacity building scheme.

IPMED project aims to contribute to the innovation potential of young and women Mediterranean entrepreneurs through the improvement of their IPR knowledge and capacities as well as through the enhancement of the support that they receive from local authorities.
 
Key responsibilities
 
Design and development of training modules and other learning materials on themes and topics related to IP Management.
  • organize IP training seminars and workshops, including online workshops;
  • Provide IP business advice to SMEs during IP training seminars and workshops.
Essential Skills & Qualifications
 
  • Preferably Master’s degree in law, political science, economics or equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • At least 4 years’ experience related to Intellectual Property/MSMEs support.
  • Experience in IPR acquired in the private, academic or public sectors.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Team spirit and the ability to work independently.
Additional valued Skills & Qualifications (S&Q)
 
  • Acquainted with specific measures to support SMEs/Public entities in the IP field (e.g., improvement of IP assetS, organization of IP support services, IP policy drafting/review, etc.)

 

To apply:
 
Please send your application (CV + cover letter) by September 15 to Mr Nizar Ayadi (nizar.ayadi@agorainstitute.eu) referring in your email to this job offer.

 

Administrative Assistant

Agora Institute is looking for an ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, to provide administrative coordination and support.

Tasks:

  • Responsibilities include handling financial activities, e.g., reconciling expenses, reimbursements, purchasing, reporting, accounts payable, record maintenance, etc.;
  • assisting with budget management, e.g., monitoring/tracking/communicating financial information and applying sponsored and direct funding expenses; establishing and maintaining effective office organization/administration;
  • facilitating hiring/appointing and coordination of contractors/ visitors/guests;
  • calendar management;
  • drafting, preparing, proofreading, and copyediting documents;
  • handling social media postings; webpage maintenance; assisting with quarterly newsletter drafting and layout; managing digital/print templates and assets;
  • coordinating travel, including itineraries, reimbursements, and reporting; greeting visitors ; triaging inquiries, facilitating communication with the director, and acting as locus of information; orienting new group members; and handling logistics for a variety of events.

Job Requirements

  • High school degree, three years’ administrative assistant experience; attention to detail and accuracy;
  • strong organizational and verbal and written communications skills; discretion, diplomacy, and good judgment;
  • proficiency with Macintosh computers, Microsoft Office, wordpress and Google Workspace; and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and InDesign templates, Hootsuite, Twitter and Instagram posting, and managing a YouTube channel, Mailchimp, and Splash. 
  • Must be able to learn quickly and proactively recognize patterns; handle multiple tasks concurrently in a startup-like environment with competing priorities and critical time demands; and work independently and as part of a creative, diverse group.
Commitment:
Part-Time
 

To apply: 

Please send your application (CV + cover letter)  to Mr. Nizar Ayadi  (nizar.ayadi@agorainstitute.eu) referring in your email to this job offer. shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an online interview.

 

Agora Institute for Knowledge Management is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce.