ShareAction is a charity and campaigning organisation working to unleash the power of the financial system to drive social progress and protect our environment. We focus on transforming the investment system, using it as a lever to generate positive social and environmental impact in the real world.
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While the majority of our staff are London-based, we do have a presence in Brussels, and are planning to expand this in the coming years so as to strengthen our work in Europe.
Our Brussels work focuses on changing the regulatory system. We undertake research, meet with policy-makers, work with civil society, and organise events bringing different stakeholders together.
This is a junior position that will involve delving into both the EU’s Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth and the wider EU agenda on sustainable finance. The ideal candidate will be inquisitive, rigorous, resilient and proactive. This role is based in Brussels and will be overseen by our EU Policy Manager; there will also be frequent contact with colleagues based in our headquarters in London. You will need to be comfortable working independently whilst reliably following procedures and policies and ensuring that colleagues are kept informed.
This six-month internship is in form of a “Convention d’immersion professionnelle”.
The role involves the following:
We are looking for a passionate, determined individual, with the following experience and skills:
ShareAction values and respects all differences in people (see and unseen). One of the ways we do this is by actively encouraging staff to work in ways that best suit their needs and our flexible working policy outlines many of the options available- such as part-time and term-time working, job sharing, home working and working compressed hours. Please talk to us at the interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.
Hours of work: 35 hrs per week
Please send an up to date CV and cover letter to [email protected] by Monday 4 November 2019 at 9am GMT. Please ensure that your cover letter is no more than one side of A4 and that you address all of the criteria in the person specification by giving details of work experience (paid or voluntary) skill and achievements relevant to this post and any other information to support your application.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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