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Internship opportunity at TIE

Toy Industries of Europe (TIE) is currently recruiting an intern for a six month period starting from the beginning of January 2017. An internship at the TIE Secretariat in Brussels offers a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience within a European trade association and to gain further knowledge of EU affairs. We offer an interesting, challenging and international work environment. This is a paid internship.

Tasks

The intern will be involved in all aspects of TIE’s work, in particular:

  • researching, monitoring and analysing EU and national policies in the areas of toy safety, commercial communications, environment, consumer protection, international trade and intellectual property rights;
  • awareness raising campaigns about the value of play;
  • media monitoring.

Your profile

  • Degree in European Studies, Law, Political Science, Economics, Communication;
  • Excellent command of English, both spoken and written. Additional languages are an asset;
  • A strong interest in discovering how a European trade association works;
  • Knowledge of/interest in EU affairs and issues;
  • An enthusiastic team-player with a hands-on, positive attitude.

To apply

Interested candidates should submit a CV and cover letter (in English only) by email to TIE’s Director General, Catherine Van Reeth, at info@tietoy.org by 10 December 2016. Please mention ‘TIE Internship’ in the subject line. Interviews will take place in Brussels s as of Monday, 12 December 2016. The successful candidate is expected to start at the beginning of January. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.