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Policy and Advocacy Intern

Status: Closed

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Organisation: Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)

Deadline: 25/04/2023

Location: Remote

Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) is looking for a Policy and Advocacy Intern, who will work closely with the Director of GFMD’s International Media Policy and Advocacy (GFMD IMPACT) and our Policy and Advocacy Manager.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Assistance in coordination, promotion, and reporting of GFMD policy, advocacy and learning meetings and other GFMD and GFMD IMPACT project activities.
  • Writing policy and advocacy materials, drafting policy briefings/papers and statements, and creating and managing content for the GFMD and GFMD IMPACT newsletter, website, resource pages, and social media pages.
  • Gathering evidence, data and best practices analysis for the implementation of GFMD’s digital advocacy projects and mechanisms.
  • Collecting and keeping track of relevant project monitoring and evaluation data.

Qualification and requirements:

  • Pursuing a degree in Development/International Cooperation, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Law or Media Studies.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes, especially Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills to produce reports and interact with internal and external partners.
  • Project management skills.
  • Be able to work under pressure and meeting deadlines.

In addition to the essential skills and experiences listed above, the following are essential for this role:

  • Research skills

This is a four-month paid position (20-30h/week from mid-May – mid-August 2023) with the possibility of extension that is open to remote applicants; living in Brussels is not required (but preferred).

This job ad is now closed.

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