Tuesday, 1 December 2015
Policy intern ONE
ONE is a global campaign and advocacy organization co-founded by Bono and backed by nearly seven 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.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
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 January 2016. The Policy intern will be based in our Brussels office and will report to the Brussels Policy and Advocacy Officer.
IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL
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
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU
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
IN RETURN, WE OFFER:
A fantastic opportunity to make a huge impact in the world working with a highly-visible, mission-driven organization in an incredible, supportive work environment.
A paid internship
INTERESTED? LET’S CHAT
Please submit an application, resume, and cover letter on our jobs page at jobs.one.org. Please be advised that the deadline for this opening is December 10th, 2015, and that applicants that submit beyond this date will not be considered. We thank all candidates for their interest; however we are only able to contact those who we decide to interview. No phone calls please.
Only candidates authorized to work in Belgium without any restrictions need apply.