EURONET Internship Recruitment

The European Children's Network recruits interns for a period of 6 months. We aim to provide interns with an opportunity to gain experience in a well-established children's rights network, and to gain greater understanding of advocacy and lobbying towards the European institutions.

Deadline for applications: 5th May 2008
Location: Brussels
Duration: 6 months
Starting Date: as soon as possible
Hours/Days per week: 5 days full-time
Languages: English and French
Remuneration: Unpaid

Job Description:
• Provide administrative and secretarial support to the office including filing, handling correspondence, answering routine enquiries, reorganising and updating contact and distribution lists;
• Make arrangements for meetings including management committee meetings and telephone conferences;
• Monitor Newsletters/Press Received/Events that correspond with EURONET objectives/action;
• Collaborate in writing and editing quarterly newsletter and monthly mailing;
• Participate where appropriate in NGO and EU meetings;
• To carry out other tasks as appropriate under the supervision of the Policy and Communications Officer and the Secretary General.

• University degree in political or social science, international relations, European Union affairs, law, or related discipline
• Excellent office management and admin skills (administration, organisation, support, communication, filing
• Strong computer skills: Website updating, Publisher, Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
• Extremely well-organised, flexible and with a strong interest in children's rights
• Ability to work independently and take on additional responsibilities when required
• Knowledge of EU institutions and of children's rights an asset
• Native-level written and spoken English required, French an asset
To apply please send a CV and cover letter outlining your motivation and availability in English to: using the subject line: "Application for Internship".


Submitted by admin on Tue, 2008-04-29 15:05.