Majalat Project Internship – EuroMed Rights

Deadline : 1 Mar 2020


Position:  Internship
Duration:  5 months (full time)
Starting:  March 2020
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Remuneration: 796,91€/month+ public transport + lunch vouchers, based on the Belgian “convention d’immersion professionnelle”
Application deadline: Sunday 1st March 2020 midnight
Work permit: Position open to EU citizens or applicants with a valid work permit in Belgium

EuroMed Rights is looking to recruit a bright and enthusiastic intern to assist a European Union-funded project aimed at enhancing and structuring dialogue between the EU and South Neighbourhood civil society (hereafter named as “Majalat”). The internship will start as soon as possible for a period of 5 months.

Description of Tasks

The intern will assist the Majalat project team under the overall supervision of, and according to priorities set by the project assistant and the project director, including the following tasks:

  • Participate in the preparation of events gathering CSOs organisations from southern Mediterranean countries
  • Support the practical and logistic organisation of the events. This includes sending invitation letters, follow-up of visa procedure, managing flights, hotel bookings, preparing perdiems, communication with moderators and potentially VIP speakers
  • Support the work of the communication officer when necessary relating to the preparation of the events (social media, press release, interactive modalities of interactions during the event etc.)
  • Drafting of internal documents including minutes of coordination meetings and reports of the EU-South Mediterranean Civil Society
  • Support the organisation of ad-hoc meetings linked to the project such as social events or internal meetings.
  • Ensure printing, translation, publishing and promotion of materials and reports;

Profile, Skills and Background

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent (may be ongoing) in Communication/ Public relations/Tourism, Law, Political and Social Science – other degrees may also be considered;
  • Keen interest and preferably proven work experience in event management, administrative tasks, and communication for multi-faceted projects;
  • Experience and familiarity with civil society work will be considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of the functioning of the EU institutions and EU’s foreign policy, in particular towards its Southern Neigbourhood, and of human rights standards;
  • Self-motivated, well-organised, keen attention to details, able to work independently and efficiently under pressure;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Languages: excellent written and spoken English/French, knowledge of Arabic will be considered an asset;
  • Computer literacy in Office suite, and interest in digital security and IT/communication tools.

How to Apply

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send – by Sunday 1st March 2020 midnight, at:

  • Your CV;
  • A cover letter.

Interviews will take place between the 4th and 6th of March. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About EuroMed Rights

EuroMed Rights was founded in January 1997 in response to the Barcelona Declaration of November 1995 and the establishment of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP). It is the coordinating body of about eighty human rights organisations and institutions as well as individuals from over thirty countries. EuroMed Rights organisational structure is built on a general assembly, an executive committee, working groups and a secretariat.

Rooted in civil society, EuroMed Rights seeks to develop and strengthen partnerships between NGOs in the EuroMed region, i.e. networking aimed at strengthening the capacity of members to act and interact within the context of the region and the Barcelona process, and other EU-Arab cooperation frameworks.

The EuroMed Rights head office is situated in Copenhagen. The organisation has also offices in Brussels, Paris and Tunis. For further information, kindly visit our website at

EuroMed Rights aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, color, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability or chronic illness.