Deadline: 31 December 2015
Oxfam International is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of EU Advocacy Assistant Intern in Brussels, Belgium. The duration for the post is of 8 months.The mission of Oxfam International is to change, empowering people to create a future that is secure, just, and free from poverty.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The EU Advocacy Assistant Intern of Income and Supporter Development will perform the following functions:
-Monitor EU policy-making and legislative processes in the areas of development cooperation, agricultureand food security, tax and inequality, as well as climate and energy.
-Support the work of Oxfam’s EU Policy Advisors, including by conducting background research, drafting notes and letters, preparing briefings.Attend meetings with policy makers, other stakeholders and allied organizations, and report back on events attended.
-Take responsibility for at least one longer term project linked to the advocacy objectives in one of the areas of work prioritized in 2016.
-Assist in setting meetings with EU decision-makers for Oxfam EU Policy Advisors and high-level Oxfam staff coming to Brussels.
-Assist in organizing internal and public events in support of Oxfam’s campaigns.Eligibility CriteriaApplicants must have-Keen interest and knowledge of international cooperation and development, EU policies and decision-making processes.
Affinity with the aims and objectives of Oxfam, supporting vision of a just world without poverty.
Education: academic degree in a relevant field such as International Development, European Affairs, Economics, Political Science or International Relations.
-Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.Knowledge of French, Spanish or another EU language desirable.
-Strong analytical skills and ability to work independently and deliver results with minimal supervision.
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
-Ability to work within a team and with an international network.
Computer skills: confident user of all office applications.
-A quick learner with a positive attitude and pro-active approach.Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively in a busy office environment.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their CV and a Covering Letter in one document via email.
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