Project Assistant Internship at Debating Europe

Deadline: 9 July 2014
Open to: candidates with good English skills and knowledge of EU affairs
Remuneration: paid internship

Description

Debating Europe is a platform where you can debate the issues you care about with European politicians and experts. Since its launch in 2011, the platform want to encourage a genuine conversation between Europe’s politicians and the citizens they serve.

Debating Europe is currently looking for a project assistant intern. The successful candidate will assist with all aspects of planning and delivering Debating Europe’s debates.

The main tasks include:

  • Monitoring EU, world and national news to identify relevant topics for online debates, and conducting research to identify potential VIPs to interview;
  • Arranging interviews with MEPs and other EU policy makers, and keeping the relations with Debating Europe’s users;
  • Researching recommended readings;
  • Assisting the Multimedia team in conducting VIP interviews;
  • Moderating users’ comments and selecting questions for interviews;
  • Researching data for infographics;
  • Updating the database;
  • Helping with the organisation of events;
  • Assisting the team with other tasks when necessary.

The internship will be based in Brussels for a period of 10 months, starting from September 2014.

Eligibility

Debating Europe is looking for candidates who can write well in English and have a good understanding of EU affairs.

Remuneration

The internship will be paid, however the exact salary is not specified.

Application

The application deadline is 9 July 2014.

In order to apply for the internship position you must send your CV and cover letter to: [email protected] (with “Internship” as the subject title).

For further information please visit the official call.

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