Project Assistant (Temporary) Ref:1909 (CLOSED)

Project Assistant (Temporary) Ref:1909 (CLOSED)

Position: Part-time
Duration: Temporary (approximately 15hrs/week for 3 months)
Contract type: Service contract – must have a VAT no.
Submission Deadline: 6th September 2019

Friends of the Earth Malta (FoE Malta) is looking for a temporary Project Assistant to work on our campaign related to Food Sovereignty and Agriculture. The post is a temporary part-time position of approximately 15hrs a week for a period of 3 months. The Project Assistant would be responsible of mainly 2 actions:

  • carrying out research into farms in Malta to create a database that will be accessible to citizens to purchase fruit and veg directly from the producers
  • supporting with logistics of an activity scheduled for October 2019, Good Food Good Farming–part of a European day of action

The Project Assistant will be working alongside FoEM staff and volunteers and must be able to work well within a team but also on their own. The working conditions are flexible and will be discussed further during the interview.

Essential requirements

  • Affinity with the vision and values of Friends of the Earth Malta
  • Be fluent in Maltese and English
  • Have a registered VAT number
  • Have basic research skills
  • Basic understand of crops and agriculture in Malta
  • Have experience in event organising
  • Be organised and meticulous with a high degree of commitment and able to work within a specific budget
  • Be flexible and can work on own initiative
  • Be able to work on weekends
  • Have excellent people and communication skills

Desirable requirements:

  • Have a background in NGOs or voluntary activities
  • Have a farming background

Send your application by filling in the form below by 12:00 6th September 2019. Eligible candidates will be invited to an interview the following week. The position will start on the 18th of September 2019. Friends of the Earth’s recruitment and selection procedure is firmly based on equal opportunities best practice.

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