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International Union of Property Owners offers internship as Communication and Policy Assistant

UIPI – International Union of Property Owners Internship  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 10 Okt 2017

Job Description

Communication and Policy Assistant

About UIPI

UIPI is a leading representative body for homeowners and private landlords in Europe. With 28 member organisations, UIPI represents more than 5 million property owners across Europe. Based in Brussels, the UIPI’s main task is to ensure that property owners’ interests are represented and defended vis-à-vis European institutions. UIPI is active in those areas of EU legislation and policy that have an impact on real estate, the building and private-rented sectors as well as property rights.

Profile

  • A graduate in communication, political sciences or European studies;
  • First experience in an EU institution, in communication or in public affairs is a strong asset;
  • EU national or have a valid Belgian work permit;
  • Proficient in written and spoken English. Any additional EU languages is an advantage;
  • Good understanding of the EU decision-making process;
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Familiar with communication software (WorldPress, Canva, Mail Chimp, etc.) and social media;
  • Fast learner, eager to gain experience in public affairs and communication.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to public affairs activities and monitoring EU policy developments;
  • Assist with communication and research activities (social media, website);
  • Attend meetings and conferences;
  • Provide organisational support.

We offer

  • A “Contrat d’Immersion Professionelle” for six months (potentially renewable);
  • A stimulating work experience within an EU affairs office;
  • The possibility to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Additional benefits.

Application

If you are interested, please send your cover letter and CV to: Ms Emmanuelle Causse, Director of European Affairs, at office@uipi.com. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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