Thursday, 26 February 2015

Projects Intern at AmCham Belgium American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium VZW/ASBL

This internship position is to be filled as soon as possible, full time, 6 months.
1. Intern Profile
The Chamber is looking for a person with a background/experience in corporate social responsibility and, in particular, who is familiar with different approaches for measuring and evaluating the impact of CSR. Requirements include excellent research skills; excellent telephone manner; mother tongue equivalent English and good spoken French and/or Dutch (ideally both); a high degree of accuracy; a strong sense of responsibility; the ability to work independently and in a team plus a good knowledge of MS Excel and Office applications (other IT skills are considered a bonus).
As a member of the team, you will aim to provide members with high-quality, professional service. You should be aware that your duties will also involve basic administrative tasks such as answering member requests by e-mail and telephone or researching information for members. Your ideas and suggestions for improving projects and services will be welcomed, however, and you will be encouraged to actively participate in the Chamber’s projects.
In return, AmCham Belgium offers a monthly stipend, many valuable networking opportunities, exposure to the variety of industry sectors, and a dynamic working environment.
2. Job description
The major duties involve:
1. Assisting and coordinating work on AmCham Belgium’s US Top 50 report, collecting US company investment and employment data, and ensuring efficient follow-up.
2. Assisting with work on AmCham Belgium’s Total Community Impact report, collecting information on US companies’ activities regarding CSR, ensuring data accuracy, and efficient follow-up.
In addition to these fixed ongoing projects, a number of diverse tasks may be assigned depending on the intern’s abilities. The Projects Intern will work alongside the Policy Coordinator and support the work of the Policy Team and is expected to give whatever help needed during busy periods. All his/her tasks are conducted under the overall supervision of the Policy, Finance and Administrative Director.
3. The Chamber’s Profile
AmCham Belgium is dedicated to improving business and investment opportunities for US companies in Belgium. To ensure we meet our goal of facilitating business opportunities for US businesses in Belgium and to best serve the needs of our members, AmCham Belgium coordinates numerous lobbying, networking and knowledge-sharing activities. As a result, AmCham Belgium is the undisputed leader when it comes to doing business in Belgium.
Interested? Please email your applications (CV and letter of application) before noon on March 6, 2015 to Mr. Jean-Baptiste DEROULEZ at Interviews will take place on a rolling basis. All selected candidates will be tested on their knowledge and skills. The new intern is expected to start as soon as possible. Please note that due to limited resources, AmCham Belgium will only get back to successful candidates.

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