WANTED: Euro and finance campaigner

Mikuláš Peksa, Pirate Member of the European Parliament, is looking for a contractor to help with research and copywriting for a project on current challenges and opportunities in topics of tax justice, Eurozone monetary policies and contemporary developments in economy like crypto-currencies and fintech.

Tasks include:

  • Research in Czech and English

  • Copywriting both of articles for website and draft supports for social media

  • Following the most current trends In monetary policies and tax justice from EU arbitrations to OECD strategies

  • Suggest further research questions and possible solutions

We expect:

  • Strong journalistic or academic background (junior level possible)

  • Passion for background research work

  • Autonomy, reliability and ability to work in leading-by-task environment

  • Basic knowledge of European financial systems

  • Basic knowledge of tax justice topics

  • Ability to copyright in Czech and to communicate in English

  • Basic skills with office tools (including OpenOffice and similar)

We offer:

  • contractor position for at least 4 months

  • the contract is set up to be equivalent to part time job (around 50%) with slightly more time needed in September for setting up the project

  • salary based on experience and in accordance with Parliamentary regulation

  • work on meaningful project in international team with visible results

The whole reward for the project will be around 4 000 Eur: this offer is intended as an entry level for starting journalists/students.

Requirements for selection:

  • The applicant will send the necessary documentation by 8. 9. 2020

  • The condition for being included in the selection procedure is to send a structured CV and a cover letter explaining why we should choose you for the position

You can apply here.

The winner’s CV and cover letter may be published.

Preferred starting date: 14th of September

The nomination team has the right to extend the deadline. The first round is done by evaluating the CV, motivation and previous experience. The second round is carried out in the form of practical verification of the required criteria. The evaluation is carried out by an evaluation committee composed of representatives of the MEP. Third round by personal interview.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Position Requirements 40%

  • Knowledge of EU monetary policy and current developments in finance 25%

  • Overall impression 15%

  • Motivation 15%

  • Experience/Education 15%