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EU Policy & Funding Intern Job at Euclid Network – Den Haag

Fascinated by the world of impact and social enterprises? Do you have what it takes to help us generate more social impact? Would you love to learn more about the European Commission and work with one of their strategic partners? Apply now for a fascinating internship and work on social entrepreneurship, social finance, cutting edge research and policy on an international and European level with stakeholders in government, academia, the private sector, social entrepreneurs, impact-driven leaders and investors.

In today’s economy, business success is not only measured in profitability but is reflected in the responsibility with which enterprises treat the planet and the dignity with which they treat people. Social entrepreneurs and impact driven leaders are the world’s frontrunners in this new economy, dedicated to solving societal challenges while running a sustainable business. As a European network for social enterprises and impact driven leaders we connect and support impact practitioners.

Our strategic programmes and special events

We are a strategic partner of the European Commission, working under the European Social Fund’s Programme for Employment and Social Innovation. EN collaborates internationally, working with and participating in organisations such the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) and World Economic Forum Alliance for Social Enterprises. Our events create a platform for impact-driven organisations from all corners of Europe and beyond to present themselves, connect to investors, public officials and exchange experiences to scale together.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the EU Policy and Funding Leads, the successful candidate will be expected:

  • To monitor EU policy & funding developments related to Euclid Network’s (EN) priorities;
  • To support the preparation of policy briefings and position papers;
  • Monitor and compile briefings on upcoming EU funding opportunities;
  • To support the drafting of our EU Funding Toolkit;
  • To research topics of interest to support our funding and policy work;
  • To provide EN members and other colleagues and partners with updates and information related to EU policy and funding;
  • To engage with policymakers, civil society, trade unions and the investment industry in order to disseminate and present our positions;
  • To help organise EN’s contribution to policy and funding events and workshops;
  • To attend events and conferences as needed.

Required skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Governance, Political Sciences, European Studies or other relevant topic;
  • Good knowledge of the EU’s legislative processes;
  • A solid grounding in research methods;
  • Familiarity with social finance and social entrepreneurship, or demonstrate ability to grasp new areas of knowledge;
  • Impeccable verbal and written skills in English, with additional European languages being an advantage;
  • Drive and determination to initiate action and achieve results quickly;
  • Ability to work both independently (sometimes remotely, preferably with at least 1 day a week in our office in The Hague, NL) and as a part of a team and coordinate with members from different countries and backgrounds;
  • Strong teamworking ability, attention to detail and communication skills;
  • European outlook and intercultural skills

Benefits

  • Be part of an expanding scale-up with a recognised track record since 2007;
  • Ability to work remotely or at our office in Apollo 14 (The Hague) – the building for entrepreneurs who contribute to a better world through technological and social innovations;
  • Enjoy space for own initiative;
  • Be part of an open and committed team;
  • Work in an international environment in every sense: colleagues, projects, events;
  • Work for a buzzing sector; social enterprises are the future;
  • The employer offers renumeration of 300€/month, based on 40 hrs;
  • The employer can help with requesting an Erasmus+ scholarship if the applicant is still enrolled in a university programme;

Job Types: Full-time, Internship
Contract length: 4 months

Salary: €300.00 per month

Application Deadline: 01/09/2022

About the Company

Company: Euclid Network –

Company Location:  Den Haag

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