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EASPD Internship Opportunity: Project Assistant

EASPD is currently looking for a for a junior profile willing to enrich her/his resume with an exciting working experience in EASPD’s headquarters, in Brussels. The person will work directly with and under the supervision of EASPD’s Project Development Manager and in close cooperation with other members of the Project Development team. The work would involve a broad variety of topics, including:

  • Monitoring and analysis of EU funding programmes and calls for proposals
  • Proposals development
  • Project Cycle Management
  • Events & Communications
Expected tasks:
  • Proposals development: scanning of relevant EU call for proposals, project outlining, consortia building, needs analysis, administrative and submission formalities
  • Project Management: project planning, dissemination & exploitation strategies and implementation of dissemination activities (project branding, PR materials, news items, web content management, research & analysis)
  • Event management: planning, logistics & implementation
  • External communications: production of articles and new items for website and newsletters

Persons with disabilities are particularly welcome to apply for the position.
 

Overview of duties:

  • Proposals development: scanning of relevant EU call for proposals, project outlining, consortia building, needs analysis, administrative and submission formalities
  • Project Management: project planning, dissemination & exploitation strategies and implementation of dissemination activities (project branding, PR materials, news items, web content management, research & analysis)
  • Event management: planning, logistics & implementation
  • External communications: production of articles and new items for website and newsletter

Profile

Qualifications
  • University degree (Minimum 3 years of higher education) in Management, Journalism, Information & Communication Technologies, Political sciences, European studies, Law or similar degree.
Skills required

 

  • A basic understanding about the Project Cycle Management
  • A basic understanding of the European Union and its functioning
  • Excellent writing skills in English (other languages are an asset)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong interest in European social and human rights policies

Additional skills

  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team context
  • Sense of initiative and be pro-active
  • Ability to work under pressure and respect deadlines
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experience with monitoring of EU funding programmes & development of project proposals highly desirable

Terms of the contract

  • Minimum 35 hours / week and based in Brussels (working also remotely due to COVID-19 recommendations in place).
  • Remuneration of 100€ +, local transport costs covered.
  • Minimum 6 months internship.
  • The desired starting date is 17th May 2021.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to work with a well-respected European NGO in Brussels
  • Working in a young multicultural environment
  • A chance to learn more about the social care & support sectors and organisations from all over Europe
  • The possibility to contribute to the building of a more social and inclusive Europe 

Application procedure

  •  Candidates should send their CV and motivation letter to Mr Timothy Ghilain, EASPD Project Development Manager: Timothy.Ghilain@easpd.eu. The motivation letter should concisely describe in bullet points how the candidate responds to each of the skills required in no longer than one page.
  • The deadline for applications is 9th May 11:00 pm.
  • Due to the number of applications we expect to receive, only selected candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. The interviews will take place on 12th May
Recruitment Data Privacy Statement
  • EASPD commits to carefully handle the privacy and data protection of natural persons whose personal data are processed by EASPD.
  • EASPD only processes the personal data in a way that is compatible with the purposes for which the data were collected.
  • Personal data is collected to facilitate the recruitment process. Data given to EASPD is included in the CV you need to submit for your application to be considered.
  • EASPD takes appropriate measures to ensure your personal data is not kept for longer than necessary for the intended purposes. That is why your CV will not be kept by EASPD after the recruitment process is finished. Should you wish EASPD to keep your CV for future vacancies, please include this statement in your cover letter.