Thursday, 26 February 2015

Policy Intern ONE Campaign

ONE is a global campaign and advocacy organization backed by over six million people from around the world and every walk of life that are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. We hold world leaders to account for the promises made to the poorest, and we press them to support better policies and more effective aid and trade reform. We also work with leaders in Africa to support greater democracy, accountability and transparency so these resources can be effectively deployed.  ONE has offices in Berlin, Brussels, Johannesburg, London, New York City, Paris and Washington DC.
Position Summary
The Policy Intern will work with our Brussels based team to support our policy-related activities.  The internship will be for six months in duration, beginning in April 2015.  The Policy intern will be based in our Brussels office and will report to the Brussels Director.
Minimum Qualifications
§  Student or recent graduate in International Development, Economics, Politics, Social Science, or the equivalent
§  Excellent experience in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
§  Excellent analytical and organisational capacities
§  Excellent written and verbal English communication skills; French is desirable
§  Strong sense of teamwork and collaboration
§  Demonstrable interest in campaigning, development issues and Africa
§  Ability to consistently apply good judgment and make good and responsible decisions
§  Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times
 Some Duties and Responsibilities
·         Collect, analyse, and edit reports on important policy and advocacy issues and related topics
·         Prepare and attend internal and external briefings and meetings, taking thorough notes and reporting back to the Policy & Advocacy Officer
·         Update policy and advocacy materials and monitor parliamentary processes and stakeholders
·         Provide research on policy and advocacy issues as required
·         Monitor EU current affairs to keep the Brussels team informed
·         Responding to public email enquiries
·         Providing general administrative support as required
·         Perform any other relevant duties as assigned
Qualified and interested candidates
We invite qualified candidates to submit an application and a cover letter on the Jobs page of our website.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however we are only able to contact those who have been shortlisted. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful at this time.
Application deadline: Friday 6 March, 18:00 CET
Only candidates authorised to work in Belgium without any restrictions need apply.

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