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Thu, 6 Oct 2011 13:28:17 +0200
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Job posting
Trainee Global Climate Policies/ Climate Diplomacy

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) is looking for a trainee to work 
with the Global Climate Policies/Climate Diplomacy Programme. This 
Programme is developing and implementing ECF’s strategy internationally. 
It is working closely with the worldwide ClimateWorks network as well as 
partners in civil society, business, academic research and public 
authorities. The selected candidate will work closely with ECF’s staff– 
in particular Jörg Haa(Program Director) but also other team members.

In specific he/she will

-conduct a mapping of the debate on linkages between solutions to the 
global economic and financial crisis, and the move to a low carbon 
economy mainly through online research;
-and help prepare a series of workshops with first rate strategic 
thinkers on these issues.
-help prepare events that ECF is planning at the sides of COP17 in Durban.

In addition,he/she will
-review grant proposals and evaluate grantee reports,
-draft and edit documents,reports and presentations,
-manage foundation-­-initiated projects such as meetings, contracts and 
reports,
-provide general administrative support(<15% of working time)

The trainee will get in depth insights in current global climate policy 
issues and ECF’s programme areas, the opportunity to build a network, as 
well asn learn about the instruments of strategic grant making and 
processes of an international foundation.

We seek candidates that actively generate and implement ideas for 
programme improvement, and offer great possibilities for professional 
development and an excellent work atmosphere in a high performanceteam.

The ideal candidates should embody the following professional 
qualifications and personal attributes:
• relevant work experience or academic background in macroeconomics, 
international relations and/or finance,
• demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of ECF,
• superior written and verbal communication skills,
• proven ability to work well under pressure, take initiative and be a 
creative problem-­-solver, to prioritize and juggle diverse tasks,
• ability to work well in a team and independently,
• fluency in English and one other European language (preferably German)

Start date: Preferably asap.

Duration: six months, eventually to be extended

Compensation: approx. € 1,000 monthly

Workplace: Berlin, Germany

If you are interested, please send a CV and short cover letter to:
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Kind regards,

Elise Kamphuis&  Lykke Hendriks
University of Groningen
Faculty of Economics&  Business
Career Office
050-3637182/9384
http://www.rug.nl/feb/careeroffice
Address:
Nettelbosje 2
9747 AE  Groningen
Postbus 800
9700 AV Groningen
The Netherlands
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For final-year projects, an internship contract must be signed by all parties (the organization, the Career Office and the student). The Faculty of Economics and Business has drafted a standard contract which can be downloaded in Dutch or in English. For more information go to http://www.rug.nl/feb/careeroffice/docs/documents.

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