VF Corporation is looking for a Government Affairs Intern to join our Government Affairs and Global Impact team. The Position is based in Stabio, Switzerland, where the VF’s Headquarters for EMEA are located.
Let’s talk about the role!
As a Government Affairs and Global Impact Intern you will have the opportunity to support the iconic VF brands by monitoring and analyzing the current European policy framework and co-creating materials to support VF’s advocacy activities:
Reading and analyzing the VF-relevant EU policy legislation and preparing summaries
Maintaining internal data-base (SharePoint) of positions and policy reviews
Drafting of communication materials (e.g. newsletter, infographic, presentations) for internal and external use
Setting the agenda of internal workshops and briefings
Attending external meetings and preparing minutes
Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
Project planning and management
Skills for Success
A successful candidate is an energetic, creative and outward-looking personality that is inspired by dynamics of the Brussels policy making and ready to dive deep into the complex ecosystem of various stakeholders and technical details of a specific policy area he or she is assigned to.
We are looking for someone who can:
Convincingly communicate both orally and in writing in English (Italian and French skills will be seen as an advantage)
Manage her / his own tasks and has a planned and structured approach
Demonstrate experience in project management
Swiftly drafts communications materials following the agreed structure (VF Policy positions, Policy analysis)
Has a good understanding of EU institutions and European policy-making procedures
Has goo PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills whereas Programs like Adobe Design will be seen as a plus
Please note that for an internship position the student status or being fresh graduated (not before 2023) is required.
VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com
What’s in it For You
We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.
A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do
An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together
Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization
On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives
A discount card with 50% on all VF brands
Break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks
This post is not eligible for relocation support.
Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.
If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!
Please submit your CV in English.