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Gfmd Is Seeking Advocacy Intern

Status: Open

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Remote

Duties: In the position of Advocacy Intern, a candidate will receive work experience and advice in dealing with the policy and advocacy aspects of GFMD’s work, and assists with duties that may include but are not limited to:

  • Being a primary liaison between GFMD and its EU Media Advocacy Working group, specifically by planning virtual meetings, attending/reporting on calls, following EU-related processes, and assisting in conducting our advocacy in Brussels and beyond.
  • Assisting with GFMD’s Internet governance and policy activities, such as supporting the Dynamic Coalition on the Sustainability of Journalism and News Media (DC-Sustainability) co-coordinators and our other engagements within the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), RightsCon, and related fora.
  • Assisting with project/grant reporting and statement drafting/editing.
  • Assisting with GFMD’s working groups and similar initiatives (meetings, logistics, engagement, etc.).
  •  Writing advocacy-related content for the GFMD newsletter, website, and social media pages.
  • Other related duties as needed, such as administrative tasks like updating our Insightly CRM database.

 What we’re looking for

  • Student or recent graduate interested in media policy, Internet governance, media markets, and/or media development.
  • Passion for independent, pluralistic, and sustainable journalism
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.

Compensation: EUR 200 (monthly)

Application details

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV in English to:

Jordan Higgins, Communications Manager



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