Job opportunities

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Permanent positions

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Traineeships

Assistant Project Manager – Franco-German cooperation towards the energy transition

Starting date: as soon as possible

Context:

Energy Cities is a network of 1,000 local governments in 30 countries. We believe that the energy transition is about more than renewable energy or great technologies: It is about a wise use of resources while strengthening local participation and well-being in a democratic Europe.

Position:

We are hiring a candidate with strong motivation to assist project managers in projects related to the Franco-German cooperation towards the energy transition (TANDEM and The Franco-German Energy Transition Week).

Missions:

  • Writing thematic sheets and case studies
  • Assisting project managers for operating and administrative tasks (writing meeting minutes and reports)
  • Managing the website content and the Facebook Page of the Energy Transition Week in French and German

Candidate’s profile and necessary skills:

Eligibility

  • Level of education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Candidates must be pursuing University studies
  • Post-graduate candidate will not be considered, unless a contract can still be signed with their University

Academic background

Candidates should have an academic background in: Sustainable development, energy and climate, economy and finance, International Relations (related to climate and energy), Franco-German cooperation, etc.

Language

Excellent command of French or German

Other skills

  • Excellent writing skills and ability to synthesize information and extract key messages
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to work in an international team as well as to take initiatives
  • Good command of computer skills: Microsoft Office, Content Management Systems (WordPress) and Social Networks (Facebook and Twitter)

Working conditions:

Location: Energy Cities – 2b chemin de Palente, 25000 Besançon – France
Financial conditions: approximately €500 /month
Duration: 6 months


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