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Intern, Power Programme

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City The Hague, Netherlands.
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 10/12/2011
Company Name European Climate Foundation
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Website Further Details / Applications
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We are looking for an intern to work closely with ECF staff on a wide range of programmatic and administrative functions. The selected candidate will work at ECF headquarters in The Hague and will primarily support the Power Programme staff in managing grantees and grant-seekers relationships, reviewing grant proposals and evaluating grantee reports. Other responsibilities include:

  • Within the Power Programme:
    • Conducting research on energy and climate-related subjects
    • Drafting and editing documents, reports and presentations
    • Managing foundation-initiated activities such as meetings and reports, online tool
    • General administrative support, including scheduling, travel logistics, reviewing mail.
  • In support of the broader organization:
    • Daily compilation of media articles of interest to the organisation
    • Maintenance and continuous update of ECF’s knowledge management system, including a calendar of relevant political events, the organisation’s e-library and a database of grantees and grant-seekers.

We seek candidates that actively generate and implement ideas for programme and office improvement, and offer great possibilities for professional development and an excellent work atmosphere. The ideal candidates should embody the following professional qualifications and personal attributes:

  • Relevant work experience or academic background in the fields of energy, climate, environmental studies or public policy.
  • Demonstrated interest in the mission and values of the European Climate Foundation. A particular understanding and interest in energy efficiency will be particularly valued.
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle diverse tasks.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, take initiative and be a creative problem-solver.  
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently; enthusiastic personality; sense of humor. 
  • Strong administrative and computer skills (PowerPoint, Microsoft, Excel), Experience with Mac is an asset. 
  • Fluency in English (required) and at least one other European language (preferred).
  • Experience in working with NGOs is desirable. 

Start date: interviews will take place in December/January via skype. Work is starting from end January 2012.

Duration: 6 to 12 months, negotiable for the right candidate.

Compensation: in line with that of internships in European institutions (Commission, Council and Parliament).

Workplace: The Hague, Netherlands.

If you are interested and you have the nationality of one of the EU countries or a work permit for The Netherlands, please send a CV and short covering letter by 10 December, 2011 to employment@euroepanclimate.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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