Be part of the team of Milan MEU!

The organizing team of Milan Model European Union 2018 is currently holding a call for expansion of our team in order to deliver a great first edition of the simulation in Milan.

If you’re interested in international youth projects, European law, European politics and want to join an organisation with numerous connections with similar projects in different countries, we may have a spot for you!

We are looking for motivated, inspired and enthusiastic students/young professionals based in Milan and outside, with excellent level of English, reliable, communicative, and willing to gain experience in project management and European affairs. Please note that previous MEU/MUN experience could be an asset, but is not a must: each accepted person will be trained in regards to MEU concept based on BETA’s MEU standards.

Are you ready for this challenge?

Then take a look at the positions’ description below and choose the one that you feel most confident about. While organizing such a simulation can be time and efforts-consuming, it is a rewarding experience that will make you a part of a fast-growing, trans-european network of promoters of the European Values, who foster dialogue and facilitate a better understanding of the decision-making in the European Union.

The workload will vary from position to position but you will be expected to set aside around 3-4 hours per week prior to the Simulation and be present throughout the simulation, which is planned for April – May 2018. The Event will last 3 days (+ 2 days for workshops).

BENEFITS

  • Certification for successful completion of the work;
  • Experience as Officer in an international youth project
  • Development of soft skills
  • Gain international team work experience
  • International contacts

Deadline for Applications:  Tuesday, 5th of September, 23:59h

Please fill the form (link: https://goo.gl/forms/zzv2K6RYLUQ14XFn2 ) and send your CV (and motivation letter where required) to milan.modeleu@gmail.com

 

 

Description of the roles:

Commissioner

There are two Commissioner at MiMEU 2018 that will represent the European Commission throughout the event. Aim of the Commissioners is to present the original proposals (i.e. the two chosen legislative documents) to the Council and the Parliament as long as  providing expertise and support to Ministers and MEPs throughout the event. In order to do so, comprehensive knowledge of the given topic is required. Commissioners will guide the participants through the legislative proposal, help them understand what it is about and help them formulate relevant amendements.

Commissioners will take part together with the DG, DDG and the Content Team in the selection of the two proposals discussed during the MEU Milan 2018.

Background and skills required:

         Background in Law and/or European Studies and/or Political Sciences

         Thorough knowledge of EU institutions and decision-making process

         Excellent communication skills

         Excellent level of English, both written and spoken

         Previous MEU/MUN experience (preferred)

In order to apply we would kindly ask you to write a short motivation letter (about 250 words) to milan.modeleu@gmail.com stating why you would like to take up and be the best person for the chosen position (deadline: 5th September 2017).

Content Team

There will be 5 people in the team: 1 Director and 4 Team members

They will be responsible for the Content of the project’s simulation, which means:

    Research of interesting legislative proposals for the event, which will then be presented to the rest of the Team and discussed with the DG, DDG and the Commissioner

         Creation of the Guides for the participants, which will include information about the nature of the simulation, reading materials for a proper understanding of the chosen legislative documents…)

         Act as a Legal Officer during the event

 Help in the organisation of pre-conference prepation (online material, workshops…)

         Regularly report to DG/DDG (submit reports, skype meetings, …)

Background and skills required:

 Law and/or European Studies and/or Political Sciences background (preferred)

         Previous MEU experience (preferred)

         Excellent knowledge of EU institutions and legislative process

         Excellent time management

         Excellent level of English

 

Socials Team

Head of Social Events

The Head of Socials is the person in charge of arranging the social events for the conference with the goal of fostering a fun, welcoming, connected and supportive community.

  Prepares a draft plan for a social program complementary to the simulation to present to the DG and DDG

         Contacts necessary parties and secures the venues

   Contacts and settles all the relevant details for the social events, which could include, but are not limited to: city tours / sightseeing, guided tours through institutions, evening programs (“bar nights”), cultural events and/or any other events he deems necessary

         Books the restaurants, bars or any other venues

    Confirm the Social Program and prepares a schedule of the simulation, a guide with directions, addresses, phone numbers etc. and a map for the participants

         Works in close cooperation with the Treasurer in order to determine the budget.

Background and skills

         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

         Possess strong organisation, time-management and budgeting skills

Head of PR and Social Media

Main responsibilities:

      Selection of a team of PR in collaboration with DG and DDG.

    Development of a Public Relations strategy so as to ensure an effective promotion of MiMEU project towards possible partners, donors, and prospective applicants

  Coordination of the PR team (tasks assignment, workflow management, hold Skype meetings…)

         Make  sure  that  the  event  is  spread  through  all  relevant  channels

         Oversee and update social media channels of MiMEU

         Interact with the DG/DDG (submit monthly reports, attend Skype meetings etc.).

Background and Skills

         Experience in PR (preferred)

         Experience in marketing/advertising (preferred)

         Communications/Public Relations/Marketing background

         Team management experience

         Excellent organisational and time management skills

         Excellent level of English

 

Our Best Regards,

Valeria Peruzzi, Director General (DG) of MiMEU

Nadia Paleari, Deputy Director General (DDG) of MiMEU

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