Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Europe Intern CSW - Christian Solidarity Worldwide
Salary: Monthly allowance of €730 gross
Location: Based in our Brussels office near the main EU institutions
Contract: Tuesday 1 September 2015 - Thursday 25 February 2016
Hours: 4 days per week [28 hours] 9am-5pm
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and globally respected religious freedom research and advocacy organisation. As an intern gaining experience in human rights advocacy, you will work in our Brussels office and assist our highly experienced team of advocates, documenting violations of religious freedom and bringing the plight of those persecuted for their faith to the attention of EU governments and institutions, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), media and the general public.
Key responsibilities (full responsibilities listed in the application pack):
To assist with the research and analysis of human rights (particularly freedom of religion or belief) information pertaining to a given country, region or situation, including developments at the EU level;
To assist with the production, maintenance and distribution of up-to-date resources for key decision makers, supporters and internal use;
To assist with the development of our Brussels-based social media presence;
To assist with the planning and logistics of fact-finding visits and visiting delegations;
To assist with the coordination of and follow-up tasks related to our cooperation with major partners in Brussels and elsewhere, in particular the European Platform on Religious Intolerance and Discrimination (EPRID) and the Human Rights and Democracy Network (HRDN).
Essential criteria (full criteria listed in the application pack):
Educated to at least bachelor degree level;
Fluent written and spoken English;
Understanding in written and spoken French;
Microsoft Word and Outlook to advanced level, Excel to intermediate level;
Ability to learn quickly and grasp new information and detail;
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, to ensure quality of research;
Proven excellent research skills;
Committed Christian in agreement with CSW’s vision;
Committed to affirm, pray for and encourage the work of CSW.
CSW is a Christian organisation working for religious freedom through advocacy and human rights, in the pursuit of justice. See www.csw.org.uk for more details.
This post falls under Article 13 of the Belgian anti-discrimination law of 10 May 2007.
Please download an application pack and form from www.csw.org.uk/vacancies. Please do not send a CV.
Closing date for full applications: Thursday 18 June 2015, noon (Brussels time).