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Communication and Advocacy Officer internship in Paris

About the company

The European Civic Forum (ECF) is a transnational network that brings together over 100 associations and NGOs across Europe and is actively working to promote civic and popular ownership of Europe, to foster citizens’ participation and the emergence of a European public

space where the role and influence of civil society are fully recognized though the setting up of a genuine European civil dialogue.

What we stand for?

Since its creation in 2005, the European Civic Forum has been particularly working to:

- Enable civic participation through citizens’ associations and movements for a Europe grounded on Equality, Solidarity and Democracy that guarantees effective access to rights for all

- Support the structuring of European civil society movement through alliance

building, collective thinking and joint campaigning for the common good

- Fight for the institutional recognition of civil society through the setting up of a

genuine European civil dialogue

How we take action?

- We connect civil society actors transnationally and cross-sectorally through

conferences, forums, alliances, working groups

- We participate in civil dialogue structures at European level

- We run campaigns for the recognition of civil society organisations in the policy

making process at European, national or local level

Please feel free to visit our website and read our last annual report for more information

about ECF and our activities.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

The ECF secretariat is composed of a small but dynamic and multi-task team, responsible for the implementation of the work programme and the day-to-day management of the network.

We are currently seeking an intern to assist the secretariat team in the field of policy and advocacy development, working in close cooperation with the network member organisations and partners.

MAIN TASKS:

Joining the ECF staff team based in Paris, the intern will contribute to the network

communication and advocacy:

- Support internal working groups on (1) Civic participation and (2) Civic Education and

provide technical and policy assistance to develop monitoring tools on civic space

developments across Europe (asses the state of the freedom of association, freedom

of peaceful assembly and freedom of expression);

- Contribute to the drafting the monthly newsletter in English (monitoring European

policies and agenda and writing articles particularly in areas such as justice,

fundamental rights and citizenship, civil dialogue, transparency)

- Contribute to the preparation of the annual magazine “Activizenship”

- Contribute to the preparation of the European Civic Academy (to be held in La

Rochelle on 8-9 October 2016)

REQUIREMENTS

- Graduate of European Studies, Political Science or equivalent

- Thorough knowledge of the European Union and its policies

- Excellent oral and writing skills in English and French

- Computer and social media literacy;

- A first experience within NGO/volunteering sector would be an asset

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

- internship convention by a French university needed

- 3 month paid internship according to the French law

- starting date: 27 June 2016, the duration will be 3 months.

- the intern will be based in the ECF office in Paris, located 167 bd. de la Villette mo

You can apply for free for this well paid internship, apply before 22/06/2016.

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Published on: June 15, 2016

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Internship

Communication and Advocacy Officer internship in Paris

European Civic Forum
PARIS, FRANCE

Internship conditions

From : June 27, 2016

Duration : 3 months

Education : ANY

Salary : > 501 € / month

Education : ANY

Employer

European Civic Forum

PARIS, FRANCE

The European Civic Forum (ECF) is a transnational network that brings together over 100 associations and NGOs across Europe and is actively working to promote civic and popular ownership of Europe, to foster citizens’ participation and the emergence of a European public space where the role and influence of civil society are fully recognised though the setting up of a genuine European civil dialogue.