Policy Intern

European Cyclists' Federation
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Nov 13

Position description

Internship description

As an intern you will assist the advocacy team with doing research and policy analysis, and with lobbying the EU institutions to fulfil the our mission. You will have an opportunity to apply and develop your abilities and interests in advocacy and research focused on sustainable mobility and cycling. Your line manager will be the Director for Advocacy and EU Affairs.

Specific responsibilities for the Policy Intern may include

  • Analyse how the Road Infrastructure Safety Management Directive (EU) 2019/1936 has been transposed into national law by EU Member States;
  • Carry out research with the aim of producing a factsheet on how European countries deal with the issue of segregating/mixing pedestrians and cyclists in an urban, sub-urban as well as rural context;
  • Assist in ECF’s 2024 parliamentary election campaign;
  • Help in the organisation of (online) events;
  • Prepare meetings and take minutes;
  • Assist ECF staff with reporting duties on EU projects.

Who are we looking for?

Essential Experience/Knowledge:

  • Strong interest in transport policy;
  • Knowledge in EU affairs;
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree or be in your final year(s) to obtain your Master’s.

Desirable Experience/Knowledge:

  • Expertise on cycling infrastructure guidelines/standards;
  • Previous working experience or volunteering in an advocacy role;
  • Writing resources and materials for advocacy, political activity, cycling media, voluntary groups etc.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent English;
  • Excellent research skills;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Good time management;
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Ability to self-organise and multi-task;
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, and take initiative in problem-solving.

Desirable Skills:

  • Other languages are an asset;
  • Experience in policy analysis;
  • Managing multiple tasks;
  • Computer literate (MS office, internet tools, social media).

Essential Personal/Other:

  • Interest and ability to work in a diverse cross-cultural environment;
  • Share commitment to ECF’s values.

Desirable Personal/Other:

  • Bicycle user for transport or leisure.

Application instructions

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