Energy Policy Intern

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19 Jul 2019

GEODE is recruiting an Energy Policy Intern

GEODE – the European association representing local energy companies, with a particular focus on electricity and gas distribution, is recruiting an Energy Policy Intern to work in the association’s Brussels office, starting at the end of August 2019.The selected candidate will be employed in the form of a remunerated internship under the Belgian “Convention d’immersion professionnelle”.The selected candidate will be part of a small but dynamic international team in the heart of the EU area and will be integrated into the daily activities of our office. This job offers a great opportunity to step into EU affairs and get valuable professional experience. You will be given the opportunity to learn how to best shape EU energy policy, while building and expanding professional networks and taking advantage of language, soft & personal skills in a multi-cultural work environment.

Main tasks:

  • Supporting the Secretariat in its activities related to such topics as the Clean Energy Package implementation, smart grids, storage, metering, data management, integration of renewables, flexibility, network operation, e-mobility and sector integration
  • Assisting in the drafting of GEODE publications and key messages, in particular on the above-mentioned topics
  • Assisting with research and providing input to public consultations and further GEODE work related to the European decision-making process
  • Occasionally representing GEODE in certain platforms and meetings
  • Supporting the organisation and preparation of events and meetings

Profile:

  • Degree and/or background in European affairs and sound understanding of the EU policy-making process
  • Previous experience in a European association or EU institutions is an asset
  • Proven knowledge and interest for the EU energy policy
  • Language skills:
  • Excellent English, both spoken and written (native speaker level)
  • Good command of German will be considered a great advantage
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills, flexibility, responsibility
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

Conditions:

  • Occasional travelling might be required
  • A monthly remuneration of 800 EUR net  

If you think that you are a good fit for this position, please apply with a motivation letter (maximum 1 page!) and CV (maximum 2 pages!) by 19 July 2019. Applications should be sent to acoca@geode-eu.org, quoting “Application Energy Policy Intern” in the subject line followed by your last name.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Due to the expected high number of applications, we will not be able to reply to any additional queries. For more information about GEODE, please visit www.geode-eu.org.

GEODE is the Voice of local energy distributors across Europe, representing the interests of 1400 private and public energy companies for both electricity and gas from 15 European countries, serving more than 100 million customers. These small and medium-sized companies are bringing intelligence to the grids and making thereby a major contribution to achieve Europe’s climate and energy policy goals. GEODE members operate their grids providing a customer-focused service, with a high quality of supply and energy efficiency to homes, businesses and local communities

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