Application close: 28 May 2018
Commences: 1 June – 1 August 2018
Contract Type: Temporary, Full Time
Remuneration/ Pay rate: Unpaid
Vocal Europe is a platform that aims to bring into public attention the relevant political, social, and economic issues upon Europe and its neighborhood. Through high quality content and original analyses provided by its contributors, Vocal Europe takes a closer look on developments related to Iran, Israel, Russia, Turkey and Western Balkans. Along with its online platform, Vocal Europe also makes a powerful use of its social media tools- Twitter and Facebook, providing daily commentaries and news on current debates in European affairs. More information at: www.vocaleurope.eu
Vocal Europe is offering two internship positions at its Brussels office. Our interns are an integral part of our team. Team projects are all-hands-on-deck. The interns will get involved in the process of writing publications and articles, and into logistical, administrative, event-planning, and strategic initiatives. The positions are unpaid, but candidates will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills, experience, and professional knowledge This internship will also consist of support and assistance in the publication, communication, and advocacy activities of Vocal Europe.
Successful candidates will have a passion for European affairs, an entrepreneurial ethos, and a collegial spirit while also being an effective communicator and enjoying the fast pace of learning and growing in an organization. Having knowledge and interest in the European Union, Iran, Israel, Russia, Turkey and Western Balkans is strongly preferred. Strong writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple tasks are key requirements
For this position, the Candidates:
*Must be a university graduate student (Bachelor or equivalent) or a student in last year of the degree; if the candidates would demonstrate exceptional interest and skills, we may accept students in their final year of bachelor’s studies. • Must demonstrate interest in the European Union, Iran, Israel, Russia, Turkey, the Western Balkans, and the core mission of Vocal Europe.
*Must possess excellent writing and editing skills in English.
*Proficiency in other European language is highly preferred.
*Must be a fast learner, proactive, creative, able to work independently • Must be eligible to work in Brussels on a full-time basis.
Your tasks would include:
*Produce and edit layout and graphics (info-graphics, videos, flyers and so on); assisting to our Monday Talks series with key political figures ;
*Update and maintenance of Vocal Europe’s website;
*Draft and send out newsletters;
*Providing support to the meetings with partners and potential partners including civil society organizations, companies, and think tanks;