Advocacy Internship (European Citizen)

EuroCham Myanmar
  • Location
    Yangon, Myanmar
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Apply by
    Jul-29-2019
  • Posted
    Jul 10

Position description

EuroCham Myanmar is looking for young professionals that want to start a career in international business and want to leave our organisation with top experience portfolio with a vast international network of CEO's, diplomats and other government officials.

YOUR INTERNSHIP

EuroCham Myanmar is now offering an interesting and challenging internship opportunity for post-graduates that are curious about the workings of EU business in frontier markets. You can expect a professional and international work environment at the interface between the European business community and the Myanmar government.

One of the main activities of EuroCham Myanmar is Advocacy. EuroCham Myanmar supports its members in representing their business interests towards the Myanmar government. The input and direction comes from EuroCham’s advocacy groups that consist of member companies. The overall goal is to jointly lobby for higher standards in trade and investment in Myanmar in different sectors (Energy, CSR, Legal, Health, Construction, Logistics, High Tech). This entails working with members and the wider EU community in Myanmar in order to develop policy measures and support schemes for European businesses on the ground. EuroCham Myanmar is looking for interns to be in support of the Advocacy Groups. Tasks include: setting up meetings with the members, participate in monthly meetings, drafting the meeting minutes, support the group members in drafting official letters to the government, support EuroCham Advocacy Task force in identifying relevant government counterparts, monitoring of legislative updates.

Qualifications

  • Excellent command of English
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Undergraduate degree or previous professional and/or volunteering experience

Moreover, the successful candidate will have the following personal skills:

  • High degree of intercultural sensitivity
  • Solution-oriented thinking and hands-on mentality
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and requests and prioritize accordingly
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines

Application instructions

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