Policy Intern

  • Job location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Start date: October 2016
  • Type: Paid internship – 6 months minimum
  • Application deadline: 25-09-2016
About us:
TEPPFA is the European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association, consisting of 15 national associations together with 13 companies across Europe part of the plastic pipe systems value chain.
Our mission is to:
  • Promote high quality plastic pipe systems through standardization and quality marks
  • Drive our industry to continuously improve its sustainable and environmental performance
  • Develop key messages and communicate effectively across Europe on the benefits of plastic pipe systems
TEPPFA is the voice of the plastic pipes and fittings industry at EU level and actively contributes to the development of European policies.
TEPPFA is looking for a junior policy intern.
The job responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following activities:
  • Monitor developments in EU policy and write short briefings
  • Attend and report on external/internal events
  • Assist with organizing events at the European level
  • Assist with various day-to-day administrative tasks
Your profile:
  • Previous similar experience is highly desired
  • University degree is an asset
  • Good knowledge of EN, other languages are an asset
  • Knowledge of European institutions and interest in EU affairs
  • Proficient with MS Office and Internet
  • Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines
  • Organized and eye for detail
  • Positive attitude, flexible, team player, sense of humor
  • The applicant should be in possession of a valid working permit in Belgium
We offer:
  • Working within a very small but international team
  • Experience with information technologies (MS Office package etc.)
  • Opportunity to take on other responsibilities and work independently
  • Please send your CV and motivation letter to Claudia.topalli@teppfa.eu , please do not add any other document than the requested to your application
  • Please put APPLICATION INTERN in the subject
  • Phone enquiries are not welcomed at this stage
  • Due to the high number of applications, we will only respond to successful candidate