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Program Associate - Paid Internship EuroNGOs Brussels, Belgium

The EuroNGOs is offering a supervised 6-months paid internship at its Secretariat in Brussels, starting on 1 July 2011.
Key responsibilities and functions:
The intern will assist EuroNGOs senior staff in the following areas:
-Draft and disseminate the EuroNGOs monthly newsletter and daily news
-Maintain and update the EuroNGOs website
-Undertake research and draft reports and other written material in support of the EuroNGOs ongoing advocacy projects on SRHR in development cooperation
Administrative work
-Provide administrative and logistical support in the preparatory and implementing phases of EuroNGOs capacity-building workshops; Steering Committee meetings, EuroNGOs Task Forces meetings; and the 2011 International Conference and Annual General Meeting to be held in Warsaw, Poland.
-Take minutes of meetings, prepare reports and executive summaries, proofreading and lay out of documents.
Project management
-Support the EuroNGOs Secretariat in drafting funding proposals, draft interim and final reports and prepare project management tools as requested
-Attend conferences and meeting on global health, SRHR and development in Brussels, take minutes and report back to the EuroNGOs Coordinator.
-Participate in the EuroNGOs International Conference and Annual General Meeting in Warsaw, taking minutes and draft the conference report.
-University degree (B.A.) in a relevant field (development, social sciences). M.A. will be a strong asset.
-1-2 years professional experience. Previous work in the NGO sector will be an asset.
-Knowledge of development cooperation policies. Knowledge of EU policies will be an asset.
-General knowledge of and interest in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) issues (you must be pro-choice on abortion).
-Advanced research and analytical skills.
-Excellent writing and editing skills.
-Excellent verbal and written command of English, preferable mother tongue.
-Computer literacy.
The post is full-time and compensated with € 700,-/month. The intern reports to the EuroNGOs Coordinator. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing his or her own accommodation and living expenses.
If you are interested in this internship, please send a curriculum vitae and a cover letter, stating 1. Why you would like to do an internship at EuroNGOs, 2. What you hope to achieve through the internship, 3. How your education and professional experience match the requirement of this position, and 4. Your possible starting date, to Patrizia Pompili, Program Advisor, at by 13th June 2011.