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World Vision EU Representation

Communication and Policy Intern for the Partnership team at World Vision EUREP Brussels

Company description

Founded in 1950, World Vision is a global Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty, violence, disaster, and injustice. World Vision has over 37,000 staff in nearly 100 countries. We collaborate with others in pursuit of positively impacting the most vulnerable children, their families, and communities around the world.

World Vision EU Representation (WV EUREP) is one of several “global capitals” based in strategic global locations and an association of the European WV Support Offices. Our main goal is to see a tangible increase in political and financial investment in children by the EU. We work towards this goal and World Vision’s main priority areas through two strategic avenues: advocating for children’s rights at EU level and supporting the World Vision Partnership with expertise and knowledge on EU funding and actions.

Job description

Communication and Policy Intern for the Partnership team at World Vision EUREP Brussels

First day of internship : Asap and ideally to start in early September 2019

Last day of internship : 30 November, possibly 15 December 2019 (upon negotiation)

Location : Brussels

Is it remunerated?  : No remuneration foreseen

Other forms of compensation : Transportation fee and lunch vouchers

Are there any perks such as travel?  No travel foreseen

Position description

The Communication and Policy intern will support the organisation of events, as well as the preparation of policy templates for the Partnership team.

Event organisation:  to support the EUREP office in organising external communication/policy events, help developing relevant communication content for social media or online use.

Policy analysis : to help developing a policy template for showcasing WV's work to be promoted at EU level and within WV Partnership. The methodology to develop such a 1-2 pages needs to be developed, in cooperation with the Advocacy and Partnerships Teams; to work with several and diverse teams on identifying topics of interest, collecting materials where relevant at least for one or two cases/topics and identifying key messages.

Skills and qualifications

Excellent written and spoken command of English

Excellent organisational skills, with a structural focus, great networker, outgoing and flexible attitude

Savvy with social media platforms (twitter, facebook, etc.)

Policy analysis : an analytical mind, but also able to focus on key messages in a simple manner; good understanding of communication and relevance for target audiences

Team spirit and willingness to work in a multicultural environment

Able to communicate effectively and to collaborate with colleagues based in all regions and countries where WV works

Good knowledge of MS Office and multimedia

Wholehearted support for World Vision’s core values

Who should the cv and cover letter be addressed to?   Donatienne Desirant, Senior HR & Administrative Officer at the World Vision EUREP office

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Skills and qualifications

Excellent written and spoken command of English

Excellent organisational skills, with a structural focus, great networker, outgoing and flexible attitude

Savvy with social media platforms (twitter, facebook, etc.)

Policy analysis : an analytical mind, but also able to focus on key messages in a simple manner; good understanding of communication and relevance for target audiences

Team spirit and willingness to work in a multicultural environment

Able to communicate effectively and to collaborate with colleagues based in all regions and countries where WV works

Good knowledge of MS Office and multimedia

Wholehearted support for World Vision’s core values

We offer

We offer a varied paid internship of 3 to four months to start as soon as possible and a work environment where good team spirit, collaboration and personal development are held high. We provide you with lunch-vouchers and transportation fees.

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