<< Back

This job listing is no longer active.
Please use our Environment Jobs Search to find current vacancies.


Intern, International Energy

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Netherlands - Europe
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 05/11/2015
Company Name European Climate Foundation
Contact Name
Website Further Details / Applications
European Climate Foundation  logo
Directory Entry : European Climate Foundation aims to promote climate and energy policies that greatly reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions and help Europe play an even stronger international leadership role in mitigating climate change. For jobs with ECF visit their website. For other jobs and careers in Climate Chnage and Sustainability visit www.environmentjobs.com
Also Listing:

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was established in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to promote climate and energy policies that greatly reduce Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions and to help Europe play a stronger international leadership role to mitigate climate change. The ECF is funded by major multi-year commitments from donors in Europe and the United States. The ECF is part of the international ClimateWorks Network that shares goals, strategies and resources to address the global challenge of climate change mitigation with a global network of aligned organisations.

The ECF team is a highly dynamic group of individuals, combining ambition and passion with a rigorous, results-oriented and analytic approach to work. The ECF’s culture is one of intensity, enthusiasm and mutual support.

The Intern International Energy will be reporting to the Programme Manager for International Energy.

International Energy

The goal of the International Energy Programme is to support the work of organisations around the world in promoting clean energy in the interests of healthy citizens and a healthy climate. The programme looks for the strongest, most effective and most inspiring plans to address the barriers to the transition of the energy sector.

Duties and responsibilities

The intern would primarily support the Programme Manager for International Energy and the Programme team. The role involves:

  • Maintaining and reporting on budget forecast, income/expenditure and cash flow
  • Maintaining and communicating procedures and schedules
  • Funder relationship management
  • Grantee management and communications
  • Assisting with due diligence reviews
  • Helping with the organisation and setting up of meetings
  • In a rotation scheme with other interns, providing Daily News updates to all staff

Key competencies and characteristics

The ideal candidate should embody the following professional qualifications and personal attitudes:

  • Relevant work experience or academic background in project/ financial management;
  • An understanding of and interest in the philanthropy sector will be particularly valued;
  • Superior written and verbal English skills;
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with a proven ability to work well under pressure, take initiative and be a creative problem-solver;
  • Strong administrative and computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), experience with Apple Mac is an asset;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Experience working in an international team environment;
  • Enthusiastic personality and sense of humor;
  • Demonstrated interest in the mission and values of the European Climate Foundation;

Location:                     The Hague

Start date:                   January 2016

Contract:                     6 months, with possible extension of 6 months

Compensation:        Competitive

To apply: Please send your CV and cover letter in English to email. Candidates need to be in the possession of a work permit for The Netherlands in case applicable. Telephone calls will not be forwarded to the recruitment team. Due to the high number of applications, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline: 5th November

For more information on the ECF, please visit www.europeanclimate.org.

Add to My Account
<< Back