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15/03/2018

Apply for an internship at Eurocare

We are currently seeking to recruit a full-time Policy Assistant (paid internship) till the end of the year (6-12 months).

You should have a strong interest in the field of political communication and be willing to work within an NGO to influence alcohol policy at EU level.

As part of a small team, you will work closely on a wide range of topics gaining valuable first-hand experience in EU public affairs environment.

Tasks would include but not be strictly limited to:

  • Communication activities – website maintenance and update, contributing to newsletters, management of social media accounts, drafting of press releases and other materials.
  • Administrative support and logistics
  • Provide support for organisation of meetings, events and conferences
  • Support in policy monitoring, drafting news items & summaries
  • Follow up EU policy developments related to Eurocare mission and objectives, monitoring EU institutional activities and calendar

Profile:

University student or recent graduate (Masters) seeking work experience in European affairs within an international team. Communications background will be an asset.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • A high level of English both written and spoken
  • Good analytical skills
  • Attention to details
  • Flexibility and ability to learn quickly
  • Experience with practical aspects of event organisation
  • Expertise in social media
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team (with people from different cultural backgrounds)
  • Experience with standard office software (is a must)

In return the internship will allow the intern to:

  • Gain valuable first-hand experience of EU alcohol policies and the EU decision-making process
  • Improve and showcase research and communication skills
  • Have the opportunity to learn how European projects are set up and coordinated
  • Have the opportunity to participate in a number of external events in Brussels
  • Become familiar with the specificities of working in a Brussels-based sector organisation
  • Build a network of contacts within EU stakeholder groups and institutions

Remuneration

The internship we offer is paid a monthly allowance of 900 euros net.

Application process

Application deadline 2 April 2018

The internship period will be 6-12 months, starting as soon as possible.

If interested in the internship, please send us your CV and a cover letter (1 page max.) and an article for the website on marketing of alcoholic beverages, with special focus on social media (400 words) to info@eurocare.org

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unfortunately unable to respond to all applicants and will only contact the shortlisted applicants.