Traineeship for Grant-making support (Arabic speaker), the European Endowment for Democracy (EED)

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The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is a grant-giving organisation based in Brussels.

EED’s goal is to provide flexible support to democracy activists, complementing other EU and member state democracy support programmes. EED provides context-based, demand driven support based on a principle of fostering democracy and facilitating initiatives of local actors. Its geographic mandate covers the European neighbourhood and beyond.

EED seeks a trainee for a twelve-month traineeship for Grant-making Support (Southern Neighbourhood/ Arabic Speaker).

Main tasks

• Assist in preparation of grant agreements, addenda and other standard contractual documentation;

• Assist in the review of financial reports to ensure compliance with EED requirements and draft feedbacks to beneficiaries (mostly in Arabic and English) as well as internal memos;

• Translate brief texts from Arabic to English and vice-versa;

• Update the database and maintain the archive;

• Assist with other administrative tasks of the Grants team.

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia