Friday, 1 August 2014

FESI/EPSI Internship - Policy & Lobbying FESI - Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry

The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI - , a trade federation representing the interests of some 1800 sporting goods manufacturers vis-à-vis the European institutions and international sports federations, is recruiting an Intern for a period of minimum 4 months starting towards the end of August 2014.
This is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual looking to gain experience in lobbying.
The main responsibility of the intern will be to assist the Secretary-General of FESI, who is also the Executive Director of the European Platform for Sports Innovation (EPSI – in executing daily tasks for the running of EPSI. These tasks include but are not limited to:
• Management of administrative tasks: managing correspondences with participating organisations and companies, responding to inquiries and processing application files;
• Researching and contacting potential new members for EPSI;
• Supporting the Secretary-General in all lobbying work for the platform;
• Preparing various meetings;
• Contribute to the preparation of communication material for the platform (website, leaflets, posters, etc.);
• Assisting with the organisation of events;
• Monitoring EU legislation and relevant developments in the field of sports;

• Preferably a master’s degree in European Studies, Political Science, Law or relevant related disciplines;
• Good knowledge of EU institutions and decision-making process;
• Excellent research and analytical skills;
• Fluent written and spoken English is essential, other EU languages are an asset;
• Ability to work effectively in a small and international team;
• Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet);

Please note that the internship is unpaid, with a modest stipend upon conclusion of the internship covering some expenses.
To apply:
 If you would like to apply for this position, please send a CV, cover letter and photograph to the address below.
The deadline for applications is Friday, 15th of August 2014.

Mr. Lars Vogt
FESI Issue Manager

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