Campaigns Intern

Food & Water Europe
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Apply by
    Feb-19-2017
  • Posted
    Feb 15

Position description

Food & Water Europe is currently recruiting for a Campaigns intern for its Brussels office. The person must be committed to Food & Water Europe’s values, vision and mission and interested in fighting for safe food, clean water and a sustainable energy system. The person will work with a small, dedicated team to help in the development of campaigns on fracking, energy and water.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the rest of the staff to support our campaigns, focused in particular on our campaign for a global ban on fracking and keeping unconventional oil & gas in the ground;
  • Develop education materials such as fact-sheets, action alerts, web site content and newsletter articles on various campaign issues;
  • When appropriate, coordinate international campaign events;
  • Assist with arranging ad hoc projects within the team;
  • Support the daily work of the team;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Commitment to the values, vision and mission of Food & Water Europe;
  • University degree or equivalent in international affairs, EU affairs, public policy, political/environmental sciences or similar;
  • Experience as social/environmental activist or within an NGO;
  • Knowledge of food, water, climate and energy issues;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently and take the initiative on projects;
  • Fluency in English. Other EU languages a plus;
  • IT literacy (including Microsoft Word/Excel);
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Good research and analytical skills a plus.

Application instructions

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Belgium. This includes EU and EAA citizens, and permanent residents with indefinite leave to remain.

Please send a CV and a cover letter to [email protected], noting “Campaigns Intern” in the subject line. Applications should be received before Sunday February 19th 2017.

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