Vacancy: Communications and policy assistant on low-carbon circular economy

IEEP is looking for an intern to join the Low-carbon Circular Economy programme in Brussels for one month, with a possibility of extension under a paid vocational immersion contract for up to 12 months.

The successful applicant for this internship position will be embedded within IEEP’s Low-carbon Circular Economy research programme, reporting directly to the Head of Programme and the organisation’s Communications Manager.

The successful applicant will:

  • Support the implementation of IEEP’s communications strategy and, within it, the specific communication objectives of the two research programmes, including:
    • Intelligence gathering and monitoring of European and international policy agenda (e.g. policy developments, meetings, news and opinions)
    • Copywriting, proofing and drafting of blogs and opinions
    • Managing of the website and social media
    • Developing external & internal newsletters
    • Maintaining the press database and relationships with press
    • Contributing to organisational and administrative tasks, including file management and event planning, including of the Think2030 conference and side-events
    • Assisting in developing new membership and partnership opportunities.
  • Undertake evidence-based analysis (literature reviews, data collection, interviews) to support ongoing and future policy research work of the research programmes.

More on our Low-carbon Circular Economy programme.

Practical details

This is a one-month unsalaried position with reasonable travel and lunch expenses paid, with a possibility of extension under vocational immersion contract (CIP) (€1100 gross per month) for up to 12 months.

All applications must reach us by midnight (CET) on Wednesday, 3 June 2020.

Location: Brussels
Deadline for applications: Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Send your completed application form to bbrzezinski@ieep.eu, clearly marking the title of the email: ‘LCCE Communications and Policy Assistant_NAME_SURNAME’.

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