Advocacy Internship

Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Apply by
    Mar-03-2019
  • Posted
    Feb 07

Position description

The intern will work under the supervision of, and according to priorities set by of the Advocacy and Training Officer – s/he will be part of a team headed by the Advocacy Director – including the following tasks:

  • Support the Advocacy and Training Officer, and the Advocacy Director, with the practical and logistic organisation of advocacy activities, including sending invitation letters, setting up meetings, booking hotels, etc.;
  • Support the implementation of relevant advocacy activities, including drafting letters and briefing papers;
  • Monitor EU, UN activities/calendars relevant to the Euro-Mediterranean region, and inform EuroMed Rights staff and members, e.g. by drafting a newsletter;
  • Participate in various meetings, take notes, and prepare meeting reports and minutes;
  • Maintain and update the database of advocacy contacts, when relevant in cooperation with the Communication Department.

Qualifications

  • University Degree (may be ongoing) in European Studies, Human Rights, Law, Political and Social Science – other degrees may also be considered;
  • Keen interest and preferably proven work experience in the protection of human rights, NGOs in the EU/Middle East;
  • Fluency in both English and French (oral and written). Applicants who do not match these language requirements will not be considered. Knowledge of Arabic will be an asset;
  • Computer literacy in Word (at least basic Excel knowledge is required);
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Keen attention to details;
  • Self-motivated, well-organised, able to work independently and efficiently under pressure.

Application instructions

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