Zeitraum: From September 2020 to February 2021
Positionsebene: mit Berufserfahrung
Bewerbungsfrist: 20. 05. 2020
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The European Legal Support Center (ELSC) is the first and only independent organisation providing professional legal support and assistance to associations, groups and individuals advocating for Palestinian rights in Europe. The ELSC intervenes to end arbitrary restrictions and criminalization of lawful advocacy and humanitarian work. It was established in January 2019 in Amsterdam as a joint initiative of Palestinian civil society PNGO, the Dutch NGO The Rights Forum and European jurists.
Fundraising trainee - 36 Wochenstunden, befristet
We are now looking for an enthusiastic individual with hands-on experience in fundraising to join our team in Amsterdam.
You will be part of a small but dynamic team, and you will work directly under the supervision of the Communication and Media Officer (CMO). Below are some examples of responsibilities:
• Researching new funding prospects, including trusts, foundations and major donors in the Netherlands and in Europe;
• Writing fundraising proposals with the support of the CMO;
• Support the research and launch of fundraising channels and activities, e.g. crowdfunding, direct donations, fundraising events, etc.;
• Design and update fundraising materials;
• Build and manage collaborations and partnerships e.g. with other organizations or companies;
• Other: assist communication and legal tasks, coordinate and support the translation of materials, office admin, etc.
• Current undergraduate students or graduate students in fundraising, communication, marketing or development;
• At least one experience in a similar role;
• Independent working style with strong organizational skills, highly motivated and driven, innovative thinking;
• Interest in policy and non-profit fundraising and management as well as interest in the Centre’s mission. Preferably, applicants can demonstrate commitment to the rights of the Palestinian people or other causes of political and social justice, as well as familiarity with the historical and present context of Palestine is required;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Knowledge of web, social media, Microsoft Office, etc.;
• English language skills are necessary.
What are the benefits of an internship at the ELSC?
• The program represents a unique opportunity for gaining practical knowledge about fundraising and communication strategies as well as for contributing to rights-based social change.
• The intern will experience also how legal mobilization can be used to suppress and limit basic human rights such as the freedom of speech, expression, the right to protest, as well as the rights of victims of human rights abuse to document abuse against them and to access justice.
• The applicant needs to have alternatively a European passport or he/she should have spent at least 6 months or more in a European country (UK is not included) in the course of the last 12 months.
Unfortunately, UK citizens cannot apply to this program due to Brexit.
• Period: September 2020 – February 2021;
• The position is paid through a scholarship of 800 € plus bonus (further details will be explained during the interview). The ELSC will also provide a transport monthly pass of 50 € and a bike;
• Location: Possibility to start remotely and then at the ELSC office in Amsterdam. Assistance with finding accommodation will be provided;
If you are interested and have the required experience, please send your CV and a cover letter by
Friday 12 June 2020 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Communication and Media Officer