Event Management and Public Affairs Interns, Germany

Deadline: 23  September, 2012
Open to: interns with skills in the field of public affairs and outstanding knowlege of English and German
Remuneration: provided


BUV, the Federation of Entrepreneurs´ Association in Germany, is looking for interns in its offices located in Berlin to start on 1st October 2012.
BUV is a multicultural organization representing more than 3,000 entrepreneurs, which have merged in nearly 20 regional business associations. Additionally, BUV is a founding member of UNITEE, Europe’s largest organisation representing ‘New-European’ entrepreneurs and business professionals at the European level.
General tasks during the traineeship

  • Design, organise and realise projects and other events (foci on entrepreneurship, human capital and innovation strategies for SMEs), from the very idea until its actual fulfilment (content, logistics, etc.)
  • Produce BUV’s journal and accordingly conduct research (write short abstracts or longer papers on German/EU related topics)
  • Public affairs (liaise and maintain relations with regional and local associations)
  • Monitoring of EU topics (e.g. agriculture, environment, etc.)
  • Management of meetings (prepare them, follow up)
  • Office support (for the website, press release, newsletter, protocols, etc.)


Skills required of the trainees

  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Outstanding written and oral competences in German and English (a keen interest for journalist and thus used to write articles, newsletters and the likes)
  • Knowledge of current EU affairs and issues but also keen interest in international trade (with a focus on Africa and Asia)
  • A thorough knowledge of the European decision-making process and more particularly of German politics
  • Motivated and quick learner with a good eye to details
  • Very good computer and basic web skills (e.g. to update the website)

The  internship is remunerated.


Please submit your application addressed to Mr Kurt (info@buv-ev.de) with a CV and cover letter. The position requires perfect knowledge of both German and English and the official site is in German.
The deadline is 23rd September. 

The Official Website

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