Internship with the Governance Team
Application Closing Date - 22 Jul 2018
Job Start Date - mid-August 2018
Duration - 3 months
Pay Scale - EUR 450 per month
Location - Berlin, Germany
Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. In collaboration with more than 100 chapters worldwide and an International Secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.
The Governance Team as a sub team of the Governance and Legal Team is responsible for the internal governance of the global organisation at the Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S). The team facilitates the development of and helps ensure a strong, integer and relevant TI Movement that fulfils its mission efficiently and in full abidance with the values that it promotes, and in respect of the diversity and high independence of its constituents. One task of the team is to organise the Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) that brings together all TI members and is an important yearly milestone in TI´s global network, to advance our accountability, learn from each other and enhance collaboration. We are looking for an intern that supports us in the preparation and implementation of the AMM in October 2018.
Main function: To assist the Governance Team in the logistical preparation and implementation of the Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) in October 2018.
Starting date: mid-August 2018
Duration: Three months
Work hours: full time (40 hours per week; Monday to Friday)
Team: Governance and Legal Team
Remuneration: EUR 450 per month
Location: Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S), Berlin, Germany
- Logistical and administrative assistance for the preparation and implementation of the Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) to take place in Copenhagen in mid-October 2018
- Assistance with TI-S internal coordination (preparation of presentations, meetings, minute-taking)
- Process the registration data of participants attending the Annual Membership Meeting
- Maintain an Excel file with all relevant data
- Research on and contact with service providers in Copenhagen
- Update the AMM website
- Find (technical) solutions to simplify processes
- Overall support of the Governance Team’s work
Knowledge, experience and skills:
- Enrolled student in relevant disciplines with a special interest in international organisations
- Experience in an office environment and in organisation of conferences, meetings, and events a strong advantage
- Business fluency in English required; proficiency in French and/or Spanish as an advantage
- Solid computer skills (incl. Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word) and ability to learn quickly the use of software solutions/programmes
- Ability to work under pressure and towards tight deadlines essential, with strong attention to detail
How to apply
To apply for this internship please send a maximum one-page cover letter and a maximum two-page CV in English, preferably by email, to Jasna Ibach:
The closing date for applications is Sunday, 22 July 2018.
Candidates must be enrolled in an academic programme during the entire period of the internship.
Kindly note that a valid work permit for Germany is required and that interns must take out their own health insurance before starting the internship. Persons already registered as residents in Germany must submit a Tax Identification Number. Proof of enrolment must be provided irrespective of the type of internship pursued (mandatory or non-mandatory internship).
We thank all applicants for their interest in this internship. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted, no later than Friday, 27 July 2018. Due to the very high volume of applications received it is unfortunately not possible to provide individualised feedback.
To learn more about Transparency International visit our website at www.transparency.org.
The international fight against corruption needs your expertise, your skills and experience, and your passion for social justice.
From our secretariat in Berlin and in more than 100 national chapters, Transparency International seeks professionals and volunteers with exceptional talent and commitment to join our efforts and make a contribution to a better world.
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