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Intern Programme Partnerships and Grant

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"Support to the team of Programme Partnerships and Grants which forms part of the International Programmes Department."

Start date February 2019, min 5-6 months, 3 days per week

Would you like to learn more about how major institutions like the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and the United Nations distribute their funds for humanitarian aid? Are you curious to know how these grants are invested in programmes in order to protect conflict-affected children from violence and help them establish a positive outlook on the future? Furthermore, do you like challenging and extensive research into national, international and institutional funding opportunities?

The internship at Programme Partnerships and Grants at War Child’s Office in Amsterdam offers you a great and inspiring opportunity to learn more about (institutional) fundraising, the humanitarian aid sector and War Child’s mission to invest in a peaceful future for children affected by armed conflict.

War Child is a young and dynamic organisation. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs.

Responsibilities

The Intern will support the grant specialists and account managers, particularly with research into institutional donors, identifying funding opportunities and writing grant proposals and donor reports.

Tasks and Result areas

* Supporting the writing of proposals and reports for (institutional) donors;

* Analyses of Institutional Donors and Foundations as input for donor strategies and meetings;

* Investigation of institutional donors and funding opportunities through intensive online research;

* Compiling relevant documents and other tasks for grant proposal submissions;

* Administration of all Programme & Donor Management contacts in War Child database;

* Provide support to the Manager of Programme Partnerships and Grants with additional tasks.

Required Skills and Experience

* Education in International Relations, International Law, Social Sciences, International Development Studies or International Business;

* Demonstrable knowledge of NGO and/or development sector, preferably through prior work/volunteer experience;

* Excellent command of the English and Dutch language, both spoken and written;

* Good analytical, research and writing skills;

* Good communicative skills – the ability to retrieve relevant information about funding possibilities with different organizations in different countries;

* Accurate, precise and eye for detail;

* Good sense of priorities and time management;

* Quick understanding of different computer software and filing systems;

* Self-motivated independent worker with the ability to follow direction and effectively learn;

* Good team working skills.

* Available 3 days per week, for min 5-6 months, starting in February 2019.

Reporting

The Intern Programme & Grant Management will report to the Senior Account Manager Foundation Partnerships. Regular contact will be maintained with the grant specialists and other team members.

The Organisation and Conditions

War Child is a young and dynamic organisation. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace in Amsterdam.

This internship is for a period of minimum 5-6 months for 4 days per week, as of February 2018. As per War Child Intern Policy, fee will be €200 gross per month (based on 5 days).

Please note that an intern at War Child needs to be a registered student at a Dutch educational institution.

     
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