Intern - Mashreq team

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09 Aug 2017

Internship – EuroMed Rights, Brussels office

 

Position: Internship

Duration: 3 months (full time)
Starting: 26 September 2017
Location: Brussels, Belgium

Remuneration: CIP – Internship Convention 751€/ month + public transport + lunch vouchers

Pre-requisite: Valid EU working permit

Application deadline: Monday July 31 2017, at noon

EuroMed Rights is looking to recruit a bright and enthusiastic intern to assist the Mashreq team in its work. The internship will start on Tuesday 26 September for a period of 3 months.

Description of tasks

The intern will assist the Mashreq team under the overall supervision of, and according to priorities set by the Mashreq and Turkey Advocacy Officer, including the following tasks:

  • Support the Mashreq and Turkey Advocacy Officer and the Relocation and Campaigning Assistant with the practical and logistical organisation of activities, including sending invitation letters, setting up meetings, booking hotels, flights and trains, etc.;
  • 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.

Profile, Skills and Background

  • 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 of the EU/Middle East;
  • Fluency in English (oral and written) is imperative. Knowledge of Arabic will be an asset;
  • Computer literacy in Word, basic Excel knowledge;
  • 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.

How to Apply

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and motivation letter (in English) by Monday 31 July 2017 to Marie Picalausa, Administrative, Financial & Human Resource Officer, at: job.brussels@euromedrights.net

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 8 August 2017. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About EuroMed Rights

EuroMed Rights was founded in January 1997 in response to the Barcelona Declaration of November 1995 and the establishment of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP). It is the coordinating body of about 80 human rights organisations and institutions as well as individuals from over 30 countries. EuroMed Rights’ organisational structure is built on a general assembly, an executive committee, working groups and a secretariat.

Rooted in civil society the Network seeks to develop and strengthen partnerships between NGOs in the EuroMed region, i.e. networking aimed at strengthening the capacity of members to act and interact within the context of the region and the Barcelona process and other EU-Arab cooperation frameworks.

The EuroMed Rights head office is situated in Copenhagen. The organisation also has offices in Brussels, Paris and Tunis. For further information, visit our website at www.euromedrights.org.

EuroMed Rights aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, color, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability or chronic illness.

 

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