Communication and Advocacy Intern

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Job Location

Expiration Date

13 Dec 2019

WSF is seeking an event, communication and advocacy intern to support the organisation’s ongoing campaigns and event calendar. This is an internship with an expected duration of 6 months. Ideally, the successful candidate would start on 13th January 2020.

Main responsibilities

Communication:

  • Drafting articles, managing social media activities, contact databases and mailing lists and disseminating briefings, reports, leaflets and other communication products;
  • Support in the production of multimedia and website content development and maintenance;

Event management:

  • Logistic coordination, liaising with speakers, handling participants’ registrations, developing communication products for the event and follow-up of the event, e.g. producing meeting reports and related publications. 
  • Provide administrative support where needed.

Advocacy:

  • Research human rights issues, draft policy papers and advocacy letters;
  • Attend and report on events, briefings, and other relevant meetings with international and national actors;

Qualification and experience

  • A university degree in communication, politics or other relevant fields;
  • Good analytical, writing and communications skills in English and French; 
  • Experience with social media;
  • Good IT skills;
  • Previous intern or volunteering experience with campaigning or organization of events is an asset;
  • Good knowledge of the functioning of EU institutions and human rights.

Competences

  • Excellent communicator;
  • Strong networker;
  • Strong organizational ability;
  • Flexibility.

What we offer

  • An opportunity to acquire practical experience in a Brussels-based human rights NGO;
  • A remunerated 6 months traineeship with the possibility of extension.

How to apply

Send a letter explaining your motivation and how you meet the internship requirements, together with your CV to recruitment@worldsolidarityforum.org

We only accept e-mail applications.

Deadline for applications: 13th December 2019.

Only candidates selected for the interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

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