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Oceans Intern - Information gathering and surveillance

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate Change, EMS & Audits
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 30/10/2015
Company Name Environmental Justice Foundation
Contact Name Pauline Carnet
Telephone +44 (0) 207 239 3310
Email pauline.carnet@ejfoundation.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : EJF campaigns internationally on the issues our grassroots partners work locally to solve including cotton production, pirate fishing, shrimp farming, pesticides, wildlife and climate refugees.
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EJF is looking for high-calibre support to assist in its development of information gathering and surveillance techniques aimed at exposing illegal activities in fishing operations. French language skills are essential as much of the vessel surveillance takes place in the West African fishing region.

Main duties:

  • Monitoring vessels using satellite tracking systems
  • Analysing the information gathered on vessels activities
  • Researching legislative information relevant to fisheries
  • Mapping illegal, unreported, and unregistered fishing activities
  • Drafting suspicious vessel activity alerts and notifications
  • Translating documents from English into French
  • Other duties; for example, assisting in managing EJF’s French Twitter page.

Required skills:

  • Good research, analysis and writing skills
  • Ability to analyse quantitative data
  • French language skills
  • International Maritime Legislation knowledge and Twitter experience are assets.

Working hours: 9am to 6pm - 3 days a week

Period: 3 months minimum

Remuneration: This is an unpaid internship. Travel within London (Zones 1 – 4) and £5 for lunch expenses per day will be covered.

Location: The successful candidate will be based in EJF’s London office.

Starting date: November ASAP

Application deadline: 30 October 2015

How to apply: Applicants should submit a CV and detailed covering letter explaining why you are the right person for this post to: pauline.carnet@ejfoundation.org

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