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We are looking for an intern for a period of 12 months to remotely join the Business Development team of Europe’s leading organisation providing entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial health programmes for youth, who has been nominated 2 times for the Nobel Peace Prize.  

With us you will get a hands-on experience with creating, developing and implementing pan-European EU Grants opportunities.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Work closely with the Business Development team in the development and execution of proposals to the private and public sectors; 
  • Identify new business opportunities and new partnerships across Europe to increase JA Europe’s network of partners and donors; 
  • Identify calls for proposals and tenders that fit JA Europe’s expertise and focus;  
  • Reads and interprets requests for proposals and funding guidelines from government agencies and foundations to determine if appropriate for JA and how best to respond and comply; 
  • Work closely with the Corporate Partnership Manager in coordinating proposals development and outreaching project partners; 
  • Facilitate grant efforts, including grant approval process and post-award compliance; 
  • Ensure timelines are met; 
  • Monitor post-award grant compliance;  
  • Follow up with funding agencies and consortia partners as necessary.  
  • Support data management on the EU Funding & tenders portal  
  • Assist in drafting presentations, reference material, email templates and other documents as required; 
  • Assisting the Business Development team with other ad hoc tasks as required, with the flexibility to support the wider team goals.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Previous experience in the no profit sector is a plus
  • BA/BS degree in Business, Marketing, Political Science, European Studies or related areas 
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written. Knowledge of other European languages is a plus.  
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure. 
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage effectively with various levels of management, staff, and clients.  
  • Good spreadsheet skills (Excel) and numeracy 
  • Good copywriting and presentation skills, with a keen eye for detail 
  • Good organisation, time-management and forward planning 
  • Strong work ethics and ability to work independently and in a team  
  • Knowledge of the education sector or JA operations is a plus

Salary: 7 EUR/hour for a maximum of 132 hours a month.

To Apply: Please send your resume and short cover letter in English highlighting your fit for this role to offers@jaeurope.org with “Internship-Business Development” as subject of your email. Deadline for submissions is May 10, 2023. Applications will be reviewed and JA Europe will only contact shortlisted candidates who should expect to be interviewed at beginning of May 2023. The expected start date is 1st June 2023.

Place: Remote and flexible location in Europe.

JA Europe is open for cooperation with universities where the internship is mandatory for a course closure as well as with individuals interested in internship with JA Europe. 

By submitting your CV/Resume to the email offers@jaeurope.org you confirm that the information you provide is complete and correct and that any untrue or misleading information will give JA Europe the right to terminate any employment or consultancy offered. You understand that any offer of employment or consultancy is subject to JA Europe being satisfied with the results of series of relevant checks including references, eligibility to work, criminal convictions, probationary period. You have the right to request cancellation of your data at any time, by contacting JA Europe at privacy@jaeurope.org. For more information, please read JA Europe's Privacy Policy.

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