Policy Intern Job Description


Working Hours: Voluntary
Start Date: mid-June
Duration: 3-6 months
Line Manager: Reporting to the Policy Adviser

Organisation Overview

The International Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organisation representing 6.5 million businesses in over 130 countries. Our vision is to promote peace and shared prosperity through trade. We have three central functions: promote open, cross-border trade and investment (free trade), provide the rules and standards that govern international business and; help companies and states settle international disputes. We are the only business organisation with UN Observer Status, playing a leading role at B20 and G20, and work with a host of UN agencies and global institutions. We work with local and national business groups to support business and provide a coherent voice.

Role Requirements
The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a degree in a relevant subject such as international relations, business, economics, politics, history or languages.
  • Be fluent in English.
  • Have a familiarity with the key stakeholders in British and EU politics as well as with relevant organisations at the international level.
  • Be experienced or have an interest in international trade, international development and/or international business.
  • Be comfortable handling data and have a strong analytical approach.
  • Be practical in nature and approach problems with a solutions-focused mindset.
  • Be ambitious, a dynamic team player and able to operate in a busy office environment.
  • Be articulate, well presented and an excellent communicator.
Role Responsibilities

The intern will work closely with the policy advisor in ICC United Kingdom to deliver the following:

  • Provide administrative and research support for policy, commercial and communications activities.
  • Draft policy briefings on UK, EU, WTO, UN and G20 issues relevant to ICC’s policy campaigns.
  • Support with the management of internal communication relevant for the work of ICC’s commissions and committees.
  • Assist in the coordination of our commercial events.
  • Assist with mapping of key stakeholders in specific policy areas.

This position is voluntary. Interns are hired on a three- to six-month rolling basis.

Applications are now being accepted. Please send your CV, cover letter, and a writing sample expressing interest in the position and dates of availability to advocacy@iccwbo.uk by 8 June 2018. Interns are hired on a rolling basis.

Please include all application materials in one PDF file. Submissions with multiple email attachments will not be accepted.

You can download a PDF version of this job description here.