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The Green European Foundation is looking for an intern to join our projects and communications team.

The Green European Foundation is looking for an intern to join our projects and communications team.

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • assistance to the GEF team in implementing European projects, including contacts with partners, organisation of meetings and events, follow-up of activities, content research, etc.
  • support to the Media and Communications Manager on social media strategy implementation, including initiating content for Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram and building reports with data from social media pages.
  • support to the GEF team for a variety of daily practical and administrative tasks including filing, preparation of shipments, communicating with external providers,

What we are looking for:

  • enthusiastic candidates with a proficient written and oral command of English
  • available full-time for 6 months as of September 2020 in Brussels
  • interest in Green issues and EU politics
  • proven proficiency in the use of digital media and social networks
  • good organisational and administrative skills and openness towards a variety of tasks
  • able to function in a political and intercultural environment

What we offer:

  • a paid internship, under a Belgian “convention d’immersion professionelle” in our Brussels office (1200 EUR/month net), food vouchers amounting to 7EUR/worked day and full reimbursement of public transport;
    • a full-time placement, between September 2020 and March 2021 (starting date, length and working time are negotiable);
    • an open, positive and engaging working atmosphere in an international environment with connections to other European organisations;
    • a working and learning experience adapted to the intern’s skills and interests.

About us:

The Green European Foundation (GEF) is a Brussels-based European political foundation funded by the European Parliament and affiliated to the European Green Party and Green Group in the European Parliament. Our mission is to encourage European citizens to participate in European political discussions. As a forum for cooperation at the European level, we work closely with our national member foundations and thereby aim to strengthen the Green network in Europe.

Our annual work programme focuses on three main areas: study and debate, capacity-building and networking. More details on our projects and publications can be found on www.gef.eu. Our flagship publication, the Green European Journal can be consulted at www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu and our online course at www.mygreenlearning.eu.

How to apply:

Candidates are requested to send a short motivation letter and a CV, both comprised in a single pdf document including your name in the document name, to applications@gef.eu. Please write “Application: Projects and Communication Intern” in the subject line.

The application should outline your motivation, skills, areas of interest and availabilities, and be submitted by 14th August, 18:00 CET. In case of questions, please do not hesitate to send an e-mail to applications@gef.eu.

*GEF is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to non-discrimination, diversity and inclusion; all qualified applicants will receive fair consideration regardless of gender, race, religious beliefs, nationality, ethnic/national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability and minority status.

This position is open to EU and non-EU citizens.

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