EU Public Affairs & Communication Internship

Biomedical Alliance in Europe

EU Public Affairs & Communication Internship

(6 Months)

Biomedical Alliance in Europe

Brussels, Belgium

Start: preferably November 2020

The Biomedical Alliance in Europe is a not-for-profit organisation representing 34 leading European associations devoted to medical care and biomedical research. It represents more than 400,000 researchers and health professionals (www.biomedeurope.org).

The BioMed Alliance’s principal goals and objectives are to promote the best interests and values of researchers, of healthcare professionals, and of non-for-profit medical associations and organisations across all medical disciplines in Europe, in those general areas of common interest.

We facilitate cooperation between our members and represent them in areas related to: Research Policy, Continuing Medical Education, Regulatory Affairs & Medical Devices, Academic Clinical Trials, Open Access Policy, Regulatory Framework for In Vitro Diagnostics and other health policies.

Location:

Square de Meeûs 29, 1000, Brussels.

Description:

You will be part of a small team that is responsible for supporting collaboration and communication among the member organisations. You will be involved in the organization of events, in the development of advocacy actions and in providing information to member organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • draft reports, minutes and policy briefings;
  • actively develop and maintain a network of contacts and use contact management tools such as contact databases;
  • update the BioMed Alliance website;
  • monitor the EU policy agenda (research and health related);
  • support the team in drafting newsletters and news items related to the organization’s activities;
  • support the team in developing communication and policy campaigns;
  • support the team in organizing BioMed Alliance meetings and events;
  • communicate with a broad network of professionals, experts and policy makers.

Candidate Profile:

  • You are highly proficient in spoken and written English, as our work is exclusively carried out in that language;
  • You have good writing and analytical skills;
  • You have a genuine enthusiasm for public affairs & advocacy and an appetite to discover the not-for-profit universe;
  • You have an interest in health and research policy or would like to learn more about these policy areas;
  • You should have an outstanding academic record to be able to deal with the multidisciplinary aspects of the role;
  • You are an EU citizen or holder of a Belgian work permit.

What we offer:

We provide a friendly working environment and the opportunity to acquire excellent professional experience with the purpose to help starting your career. You will also be able to enhance your knowledge of EU affairs, health and research policy and the activities of medical & research societies. The internship is remunerated.

Interested?

Please send your CV and a 1 page motivation letter, both in English, to our Executive Director Michel Ballieu: michel.ballieu@biomedeurope.org.

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