The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:
- Degree in journalism, political science, European affairs or equivalent
- Knowledge of EU affairs and demonstrated interest in human rights advocacy
- Excellent command of English, both spoken and written. Additional languages are an asset
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally, excellent drafting skills.
- Ability to assimilate and process information on a wide variety of issues and for a wide variety of audiences
- Appropriate computer skills (Microsoft Office package). Familiarity with Content Management Systems (CMS), particularly Joomla and Wordpress
- Knowledge of social media
- To produce and edit features for Inclusion Europe’s information tools (online Journal, website, newsletter, specific publications)
- To supervise the production and dissemination of the ‘Europe for us’ and e-Include newsletters
- To participate in the preparation of various publications and events of Inclusion Europe
- To participate in external meetings with different European institutions and organisations, and draft related reports and articles
- To participate in drafting responses to European consultations
The traineeship should preferably start on 1 December 2014 and last for six months. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a detailed CV, cover letter and two unedited writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org by 23 November 2014. Due to the large number of expected applications, please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.