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Ixelles

World Fair Trade Organization - Europe

Fundraising and Project Management

Company description

The World Fair Trade Organization-Europe (WFTO-Europe) is the European branch of WFTO, the worldwide network of Fair Trade Organisations. It is formed by around 90 members, amongst them Fair Trade organizations, Fair Trade networks and Fair Trade support organizations.

Job description

Internship in Project Management and Fundraising:

Are you interested in Fair Trade and want to have a fruitful professional experience? Join us as an intern in our office in Brussels! For the period from January 2019 to June 2019 we are looking for potential candidates for a 6 months internship.

WFTO-Europe will help you improve your knowledge and skills, making sure you get the most out of this exciting internship. You will get hands-on experience with member communication and screening; external communication and promotion; budget drafting and application writing for EU grants; managing preparations, implementation and execution of the office’s projects; and get the opportunity to participate in tons of interesting conferences, debates, and meetings taking place in the ‘capital of Europe.’ 

Internship in Project Management and Fundraising:

  • Campaign and Events: contribute to the planning and implementation of specific campaigns and the organisation of events, such as the World Fair Trade Day and others.
  • Fundraising and Project Management: support our fundraising strategy and project activities, assist with drafting project proposals, and with project reporting.
  • Administration: assist with the daily business, accounting, human resource management, databases, documentation and updates.

Skills required 

  • Fluency in English
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)
  • Eagerness to Learn
  • Motivation for the Fair Trade movement
  • Proficiency in other languages (French, Spanish and Portuguese) is highly valued
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Interested In Applying?

We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can perform different tasks across the areas mentioned (please also see our ad for a Communication and Membership & Monitoring intern). Please note that all our current opportunities are unpaid.

Only students will be considered as candidates. Those with scholarships (such as: Erasmus Student Mobility for Work Placement, Leonardo da Vinci, PLOTEUS, or others), and those who can commit for a period of 6 months are preferred.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a 1-page Cover Letter in English explaining why you would like to work with us and what your contribution could be to administration[at]wfto-europe.org by the 16th of November 2018. Please indicate your availability and preferences regarding start/ending dates and length of stay.

Should you have any questions, please direct them to administration[at]wfto-europe.org

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Skills required

  •  Fluency in English
  •  Good communication skills (written and oral)
  •  Eagerness to Learn
  •  Motivation for the Fair Trade movement
  •  Proficiency in other languages (French, Spanish and Portuguese) is highly valued
  •  Ability to work as part of a team

We offer

The internship is unpaid. 

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