Sunday, 3 August 2014

Information and Communication Internship IOM - International Organization for Migration


Duty Station Country Office (CO) for Belgium and Luxembourg
Organizational Unit: Information and Communication
Position Title: Internship
Start date of employment : asap
Duration of contract : 6 months

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Information and Communication Head of Unit, the incumbent will support the activities carried out within the IOM Brussels CO Information and Communication Unit.
The incumbent will have the following duties and responsibilities:
General functions:
1. Assist in translating IOM Brussels CO key documents from English to French and/or from English to Dutch;
2. Assist in updating the CO website;
3. Assist in compiling the CO quarterly newsletter;
4. Assist in developing new information materials issued by the IOM Brussels CO;
5. Assist in organising meetings, conferences and events;
6. Assist in drafting and translating meeting reports;
7. Update relevant CO contact databases;
8. Any other tasks that may be required.

Desirable qualifications and experience:
a) University degree in European Studies, International Relations, Political Science, or Law, degree in Translation is a distinct advantage;
b) First professional experience or internship in translation (from English to French and /or from English to Dutch) or in administrative assistance of projects in an international environment;
c) basic knowledge of information and communication tools;
d) good level of computer literacy; e) strong organizational skills;
f) ability to understand the Organization’s structure and portfolios;
g) ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and professional backgrounds;
h) proven ability to produce quality work accurately and concisely according to set deadlines;
i) practical experience of how to multi-task, prioritize and work independently;
j) Ability to draft clearly and concisely.

Proficiency in English, Dutch and/or French (C2 European level).
Method of Application:
All applications (CV and Cover Letter) should be addressed to quoting the above vacancy notice number.
Closing date: 10th August 2014

Vacancy is reserved for candidates who should undergo a practice placement in the framework of their studies, hold a scholarship or who are sponsored by governmental/non-governmental institutions. Post is subject to local recruitment.

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