available languages: english September 7, 2018

Global Projects Internship – Programme unit

Duration: three months, starting as soon as possible

Location: Berlin, Germany

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

DRI is currently recruiting an intern for its Berlin headquarters to support DRI’s service contracts and its GSP+ Global Human and Labour Rights project portfolios. You will support the projects in the areas of fundraising, communications, project management/administration, and monitoring and evaluation.

 

Your tasks:

Communications:

  • Contribute to writing and editing website stories and newsletter articles;
  • Support in drafting and scheduling content for social media channels;
  • Assist in drafting and editing reports and briefing papers and translating documents;

Project management/administration:

  • Assist in preparing administrative documents for fundraising activities;
  • Support in the recruitment and management of international experts including travel logistics;
  • Support the organisation and its implementation of expert missions as well as workshops and DRI events in Berlin or in-country;
  • Assist in maintaining project files, databases and other resources;
  • Occasionally conduct research on current and political affairs in programme countries;
  • Provide support to project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning tasks;
  • Other duties as required;

Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Previous office experience;
  • Experience in communications and social media is desirable;
  • Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning tasks is desirable;
  • Experience in fundraising for EU service contracts is highly desirable;
  • Excellent oral and written English;
  • Spanish, German, French, and/or Portuguese skills are an asset;
  • Proficiency in key computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Experience working with Content Management Systems (WordPress) is preferred;
  • Experience in project cycle management and research is an asset;
  • Student status; must be enrolled in university throughout the duration of the internship;
  • Working permit for Germany (if you are a foreign student).

The internship is full time (i.e. 40 hours/week), for a duration of three months. A monthly internship allowance of 400 € will be provided, unless you already receive outside internship funding, such as from Erasmus.

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Moreover, DRI offers you an internship with flexible working hours and working in a multicultural team in the heart of Berlin.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) to global@democracy-reporting.org. Please include “Global Projects Intern” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity.

The deadline for applications is 16 September 2018, 23:59. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you are shortlisted, Skype interviews will take place the week of 17 September.