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Student Assistant, Pricing Unit

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Location Germany (West) - Europe
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level First Level
Deadline 23/05/2011
Company Name Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO)
Contact Name
Website Further Details / Applications
Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) logo
Directory Entry : We are 24 organizations working to secure a better deal for producers. From our headquarters in Bonn, Germany, we set international Fairtrade standards and support Fairtrade producers
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Fairtrade International (FLO) unites the producer-, market- and business-facing activities within the
Fairtrade Labelling system.  FLO eV develops the Fairtrade Standards; promotes the empowerment of
Fairtrade-certified producers by supporting them in gaining and maintaining Fairtrade Certification and
capitalizing on market opportunities; and facilitates global  Fairtrade markets, to optimise benefits for
The Standards and Pricing Unit is responsible for setting and revising standards, including generic
standards, product standards, Fairtrade Minimum Prices and Premium levels. The Unit includes the
Pricing Unit which is responsible for the development of Fairtrade Minimum prices and Fairtrade Premium
levels. In addition, Pricing Unit works also to develop better methodological approaches for price setting,
as well as developing explanatory and training documents about Fairtrade price setting.   
Fairtrade International currently has a Student Assistant position available in its  
Pricing Unit
Reports to: Head of Pricing.
Overall: Provide administrative, organizational, logistical, and other work related services to assist the
work of the Pricing Unit, such as, for example:
• Assist in the administration and updating of the unit information systems, in particular the pricing tables
and product related database and filing system
•  Assist in the preparation of  unit specific reporting and documentation systems
• Carry out information research tasks upon request  
•  Assist in the revision and editing of documents  
• Assist in the preparation and compilation of documents
• Excellent English (Working knowledge of French and / or  Spanish or relevant local language an
• Experience in data research and compilation, Computer literacy (Microsoft Office and especially use
of Excel and Power Point)
• Communication and intercultural skills
• Motivation for the cause of Fairtrade
• Customer orientation
• Studies in the field of Economics, Politics, Social Science, Geography of related field an asset
• Only applicants can be considered who are enrolled in German universities
Terms and Conditions:
• Working time 20 hours per week, distributed flexible
• Remuneration in line with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement, Tarifvertrag Groß- &
 Außenhandel NRW
• Duration: 2 months
• Please apply by email only, in English, with Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter, citing  Pricing
Student Assistant in the subject line to applications@fairtrade.net  
• Deadline for applications is 23 May 2011

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