• Apply by 1 February 2023

Brussels, Belgium – We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to become our Project and Admin intern for 12 months, starting early 2023.

The European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) is a not-for-profit European network of nationally-based volunteer activists comprising of more than 150 members from over 40 countries in Europe and Central Asia. Our members are representatives of different communities affected by HIV/AIDS. The nature of the EATG implies that it has members all over WHO Europe and sometimes even beyond.

Since its foundation, the EATG has been at the forefront of the development of the civil society response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Europe. It represents and defends the treatment-related interests of people living with HIV/AIDS. Our activities focus on treatment literacy and treatment advocacy. A major goal for EATG, when it was founded in 1992, was supporting the simultaneous development of therapies in Europe, including not only antiretroviral therapies, but as well as treatments for opportunistic infections and other HIV/AIDS related conditions.

Responsibilities:

Programme Support (60%)

  • Involvement in projects and activities relating to scientific research, policy advocacy, communication and campaigning, training and capacity building;
  • Support the development and implementation of advocacy and communication plans;
  • Support the organisation of face-to-face and online meetings and event (agendas, contacting participants etc.);
  • Support during meetings and events (including meetings abroad);
  • Desk-based research, monitoring of upcoming key events, collecting data and information, attending external events and meetings, writing reports;
  • Administrative and logistical support to Programme Managers and Project Officers;
  • Support in fundraising and monitoring grant opportunities;
  • Minute taking, reporting, copywriting, reviewing and formatting materials;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Office Support (40%)

  • General clerical duties including filing, drafting of documents, updating agendas, maintaining databases;
  • Support to finance team;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Have EU citizenship or right to work in Belgium;
  • According to Belgian regulations, to be eligible for this 12-month internship you may not already live or work in Belgium;
  • Clear interest and motivation to work in support of the HIV community;
  • Clear interest in advocacy and communication;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, any other language is an asset (especially French and German);
  • Very good command of MS Office package (Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint) and main online communication platforms and tools (Skype, Zoom);
  • Experience in project management is an asset;
  • Good command of content creation software (Canva, Adobe) and social media platforms is an asset;
  • Relevant academic background or equivalent work experience;
  • Organised, pro-active, autonomous and collaborative person;
  • Open-minded, non-discriminative and discreet with confidential information;
  • Availability to travel.

How to apply:

There are 2 parts to the application process:

Part 1. Please apply to , attaching one pdf file containing only a cover letter (maximum 1 page) and a CV (maximum 2 pages), in English, detailing your competencies, experience and motivation relevant to this role and your reasons for applying for the post. The file name must include the job title and your full name, and the email subject must include the position name only.

Your CV should indicate your right to work in the EU and your current home address.

Part 2. Simultaneously please fill in the online application form to facilitate the selection process: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EATGInternship/.

Deadline for application: 1st February 2023.

Date for online interviews: 6th February 2023.

We offer:

  • A collegial and friendly working environment;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • 10 days paid holiday;
  • Working from home options;
  • 1 year contract: convention d’immersion professionnelle/beroepsinlevings-overeenkomst;
  • Renumeration: 1050 EUR per month plus 100% public transport subscription (home – office);
  • An individual development plan with annual training budget;
  • An office in a flexible working space in Brussels next to Metro Trône with free coffee, tea and use of kitchen amenities, communal interior garden and cafeteria.

Any application arriving after the deadline or without the stipulated file requirements will not be considered.

The EATG is an “equal opportunity employer.” The employer will not discriminate and will take “affirmative action” measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, age, creed, colour, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or sex.

 

Source : EuroBrussels

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