CENTR is hiring an Office Manager!

News 08-07-2024

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented Office Manager to join our small team and serve our international and multilingual membership. We would like our new team member to start between September and November 2024

More about us: CENTR is a membership association which brings together European national internet domain name registries such as the organisations that operate .fr and .eu. Our Members basically make the internet work. CENTR currently counts 51 full and 8 associate Members – together, they are responsible for over 80% of all registered domain names worldwide.

In the points below you can find more details on the tasks and responsibilities. Do you recognise yourself in them? We would love to hear from you! 


Tasks and responsibilities

  • Answer Members’ queries and provide them with 5-star support (they are awesome, so it’s very rewarding to help them out)
  • Support the team: travel management, HR support, event support
  • Manage the  office and help us adapt to a changing workplace world
  • Events management: you will run CENTR meetings in Belgium and assist our members when hosting CENTR meetings in every corner of Europe  
  • Finance support: planning, spending and monitoring the budget, overseeing payments and supporting our accountant
  • Administrative support: helping the General Manager with contracting, compliance and HR-related work, preparing the non-recurrent bonus plan 
  • Collect statistics about Members’ usage of CENTR services -  data is our compass for continuous improvement
  • Help our Data Analyst with collecting survey responses and keeping our knowledge database updated
  • Support the Community Manager with outreach and communication tasks such as the publication of a monthly newsletter
  • Provide the team and General Manager with other support as needed 
  • Bonus point: We see this role as CENTR’s Swiss army knife. You’ll never have a dull day


Skills and qualifications

  • Office management/executive assistant experience for at least 2-3 years
  • Written and spoken fluency in English and French or Dutch is a must
  • Event management experience is a plus
  • Membership association experience is a benefit
  • Excellent use of Microsoft 365 Office tools
  • Professional, reliable and with great attention to detail
  • Well-organised, good at prioritising and meeting deadlines
  • Positive attitude and team-player, while able to work autonomously 
  • Curious and keen to grow and learn
  • Availability to work in person in Brussels twice a week
  • Willingness to travel in Europe (up to five 3-day trips per year)


What we offer

  • A permanent full-time contract (possibility of a part-time 4/5 position for experienced candidates)
  • A competitive salary package including strong pension plan, meal vouchers, eco vouchers and health insurance
  • Seniority-based holidays (start at 24 days per year, 29 days after 3 years, 34 days after 5 years)
  • A broad range of training opportunities and a personal training budget
  • Hybrid work environment (we usually work two days a week in the office) with flexible working hours adjusted to the team and personal needs
  • Up to 40 days per year of working remotely from abroad
  • A warm, fun and multicultural work environment


The Process

To apply, please send a 1-page motivational letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 13th, 2024. In case we meet the right candidate before the deadline, we will immediately announce this on our social media and CENTR pages. 

Only complete applications will be reviewed. Candidates can be asked to take an online assessment which allows us to see if we are a good fit for you (and the other way around). 

We are taking a break from August 9th till August 26th, we’ll respond when we’re back.  


CENTR is committed to equal opportunities and does not discriminate on the basis of, for example, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or belief, political or other convictions, gender, age, disability or sexual identity or orientation.

We don’t use AI tools in the hiring process, nor should the candidates. 

Published By Peter Van Roste
Peter Van Roste is the General Manager of CENTR, overseeing all of CENTR’s activities and liaising with governments, institutions and other organisations in the internet ecosystem.