We are looking to hire a full-time Intern to join our Advocacy teamremotely, for a period of six months as of November 2, 2021. This is an exceptional opportunity for an individual to support advocacy in global public health in an international and dynamic NGO.
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an alliance of over 230 national diabetes associations with two million members in more than 164 countries and territories, IDF has been at the vanguard of global diabetes advocacy for over 50 years.
The IDF Intern Programme gives undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain training and exposure to IDF’s work in the field of diabetes and non-communicable diseases.
The Intern will be working from home so there is no need to reside in Belgium. This is an unpaid internship.
Key Responsibilities and Activities
Support general administrative and organisational tasks
Update internal documents and databases
Research on various global topics
Support communications with the IDF network
Support activities related to the centenary of insulin
Assist with the production and distribution of advocacy tools to key stakeholders
Support the preparation of online events and training sessions
Provide further assistance as required to the Advocacy Department
Educated to a Bachelor/ Master’s degree or equivalent (relevant field of study)
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English with fluency in French. Fluency in other languages (particularly Spanish) is an asset.
Multi-tasker with strong organisational skills
Proven team-working skills, proactive and flexible
Highly computer literate; familiar with social media
Ability to adopt IDF’s ethics and beliefs
How to apply
Interested applicants are requested to send a CV and cover letter to Ms Audrey Baerten, IDF Office Manager at HR@idf.org by September 17, 2021.