Are you a passionate Communicator? Have you a particular interest in civil society and democracy support? Are you well versed in CMS systems, have strong IT skills and design skills? Are you a digital native with a flair for social media? Are you a self-starter looking for your next challenge?
The European Endowment for Democracy wants to hear from you!
We are looking for a motivated and proactive individual to join our team in Brussels for a 12-month traineeship, starting on 2 March 2020.
The Successful Candidate will meet the Following Criteria:
The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is a grant-giving organisation based in Brussels.
EED’s goal is to provide flexible support to democracy activists, complementing other EU and member state democracy support programmes. EED provides context-based, demand driven support based on a principle of fostering democracy and facilitating initiatives of local actors. EED believes in taking an unconventional approach to supporting democracy through investing in transformational ideas and the people behind them. Its geographic mandate covers the European neighbourhood and beyond.
EED seeks a trainee for a 12-month traineeship (starting March 2019) related to Communications Assistance.
Start date: 2 March 2020, duration: one year
NB. For practical reasons, citizenship of an EU Member State or residency in the European Union is a requirement.
Should you be interested in a position and meet the criteria, please submit your CV (Europass format preferred) and a cover letter specifying to which position you are applying and contact information for two referees.
Please note that all short-listed applicants will be required to complete a written test as part of the application process. Any incomplete applications will not be assessed.
Applications should be made online using the “apply for this job” link on this page. After successfully submitting your application, you will receive an automatic email confirming receipt of your application. Please no phone calls/emails/letters.
The application deadline is Friday 31 January 2020 at midnight Brussels time.
Unfortunately, we cannot respond to every application, therefore only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. All applications will however be kept on file and candidates will be contacted if a suitable opportunity arises in the future. The information provided in the applications is subject to EU legislation on protection of personal data and confidentiality of information.
Terms and Salary
The contractual relations with the trainee will be regulated by a Convention d'immersion professionnelle (a professional immersion agreement under Belgian Law), which requires all trainees to be less than 30 years old. The expected level of monthly remuneration is around €1,400 net per month.