Job Title: Project Development Intern
Duration: Six months
Reports To: Project Development Officer
Responsible For: Not Applicable
SB OverSeas is a small non-profit, non-governmental organisation based in Brussels, Belgium. Founded in 2013, SB OverSeas provides direct and urgent humanitarian aid to civilians in conflict zones in Syria and in refugee camps in neighbouring countries. We give hope and opportunity to women and children whose lives have been torn apart by conflict by providing education, emergency aid and by fostering empowerment for refugees in Lebanon, Turkey, and Belgium.
The position of Project Development Intern is responsible to assist the Project Development Officer in the identification, planning and implementation of development projects; and the search for stable, continuous and reliable sources of funds.
Research calls and other sources of funds from corporations, foundations, government organisations, and other international organisations
Assist the Project Development Officer in preparation of funding proposals/requests
As directed by the Project Development Officer, engage in direct contact with potential donors, organisations, and other potential sources of funds
Assist the Project Development Officer in the preparation of development project proposals
Assist the Project Development Officer in the preparation of an implementation plan, timeline and cost accounting for each approved development project
Assist the Project Development Officer in the preparation of reports and official letters for sponsors/donors providing updates and end-of-project reports with regard to expenditure of funds and overall success of the project
Assist the Project Development Officer as directed
Participation in SB Espoir weekend activities as a team member
Preparation of SB Espoir weekend reports for presentation to the Project Development Officer
Experience writing proposals and presentations
Very good communication skills
Fluent in English and French.
Good computer skills
Project development experience
Second language: Dutch
Highly motivated, energetic, and capable of independent work
Confident and direct when representing SB Overseas to sponsors/donors or funding agencies
Displays strong personal initiative
Works well under pressure
Social and engaging with excellent interpersonal skills
Flexible and open to new ideas
Calm and rational with a logical and analytical approach to problems
Normal office environment, with regular outdoor activity on weekends
May require travel within EU or to Lebanon
Will require weekend work for SB Espoir
Normal working hours are: Monday – Thursday 0900-1700
Sat/Sun – three hours each day.
If interested, please send your CV and a short cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by end of September.