STÁŽ: European Venture Philanthropy Association

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EVPA is a young and small organisation, and as such, we highly value the contribution of each team member. Therefore, working for the EVPA provides the opportunity to play an important role in the development of VP/SI in Europe. For more information please visit our website

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist EVPA’s Head of Policy as well as Public Affairs Manager in the implementation of EVPA policy-related activities, namely:
    • Contacts with EVPA Members and relevant EU and multilateral authorities (European Commission, Parliament, Council, EESC, EIF, OECD, G8 GSG, etc.)
    • Support the organisation of webinars dedicated to learning about EU and / or national policies (i.e. EU funding for the VP/SI sector, retail social investment, Social Impact Bonds, etc.)
    • Support the development of a cross-border best-policy-sharing initiative focusing on inspirational national policies
    • Assist in the preparation & follow-up of EVPA policy meetings and event(s)
    • Draft policy material (communications for EVPA Newsletter, contributions to public consultations, etc.)
    • Update and maintain EVPA policy website and database of contacts
  • Other administrative tasks (reporting, logistics, etc.)

Skills and Qualities

  • Proven policy literacy and understanding of European institutions and decision-making process
  • Knowledge of Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment an asset (or demonstrable curiosity and willingness to learn)
  • Well organised and able to work on projects autonomously
  • Good at time management, forward planning and prioritisation
  • Proactive attitude with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Written and spoken fluency in English, any other European language(s) an asset
  • Extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Terms and Conditions

  • Paid internship
  • Based in Brussels
  • Start date: May 2017, for a duration of 6 months (expandable)
  • Must be currently enrolled or have completed graduate or master’s programme
  • Possibility to grow in terms of responsibilities and opportunities as part of a small and dynamic team
  • Experience in an entrepreneurial and fast moving environment


Please send your CV and motivation letter by 16 April 2017 to Simon Ott: (only those selected candidates will be contacted for an interview).

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