Monday, 13 June 2016
COMMUNICATIONS & EU AFFAIRS
SAFE is a non-profit, independent organization based in Brussels in charge to protect the consumers as a counterweight to the powerful Agro Food industries lobby. SAFE strengthens the voice of the consumer interests in civil society and contributes to reinforce participatory democracies in Europe.
Amongst the main issues that SAFE is tackling there are the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Additives, Pesticides (like glyphosate), Natural Flavoring and Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).
Please, visit our website: www.safefoodadvocacy.eu
We are looking for an INTERN for supporting SAFE in the role of
“COMMUNICATIONS & EU AFFAIRS” for 6 months, starting in September.
Bachelor’s degree or current student in Political Science, European Affairs, Law, Public Relations, Communications and Strategy, Journalism or other related field with interest in Human Rights, Food Safety & Consumer Protection;
Strong research, editing, writing and proofreading skills;
Excellent English with strong communication skills (written and
Be an independent, proactive, problem solver and team player person.
MAIN FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Implementation and development of Safe Food Advocacy strategy, increasing its visibility within the European context;
Monitoring and providing analysis of EU food safety policies and legislation;
Conduct research, prepare articles and publications, advertisements, presentations and press statements.
Preparing and posting social media updates.
WHAT WE OFFER
This position is UNPAID but:
You can play a key role in a growing association located in Brussels and help bolster its reputation in the context of EU Institutions and Trade Associations;
You will get exposure as key player in European public policy;*
You will be part of a small but dynamic and international team;
You will receive support for the advance of your career (improving your cv, letter of recommendation, attendance to events and conference at EU Institutions, NGOs and Social Platforms);
Qualified candidates should send a CV and a Covering Letter to:
Priority will be given to applicants who have received an Erasmus Plus or