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: [log in to unmask] -- 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 Find us on Twitter @careerFEBRUG Find us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/universityofgroningen.feb 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.