The Zero Project team in Geneva, responsible for policy research and conference organisation, and under the lead of the World Future Council, is looking for a new full-time trainee that would provide similar great support as given by Pierre Al-Hammoud, who was with us since June 2015 and who left the team at the end of April 2016:
Academic background, preferably in international relations, political sciences or law
Good understanding of human rights issues and disability policy
Excellent communication skills in English. Language skills in Spanish, French, German, Russian, Arabic and/or Chinese are an asset.
Good IT literacy and organizational skills. WordPress experience is an asset.
Having a direct experience of disability or with persons with disabilities is an asset
Outgoing personality with a ‘can-do’ attitude
Ability to work both independently and as part of an international team
Be reliable and capable of paying close attention to detail
Be committed to the WFC’s vision and mission of long-term sustainability and equity
Swiss or EU nationality is required
The WFC Foundation offers the trainee CHF 750 per month. The WFC is an equal opportunities employer and encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
To apply, please send a letter of motivation, a CV and work sample as well as your skype contact details to the Zero Project Head of Policy Research and Conference Organisation: Ms Ingrid Heindorf, Ingrid.firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject heading: Human Rights Trainee and your name. Deadline: 18 May 2016. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.