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EFDN: Project Support Officer (Internship)

EFDN: Project Support Officer (Internship)

EFDN is looking for an intern to support the operational side of their projects. Deadline: 14 June 2021.

The European Football for Development Network (EFDN) is a not-for- profit organisation that supports our more than 100 members of professional football clubs, leagues and FAs who are convinced of the social power of football and want to cooperate on a European level. The aim of our network is to promote the connecting power of football as a tool for social development in general and the exchange of knowledge and creating (funding) opportunities for local participants of our member clubs in particular.

The role


If you are a graduate or undergraduate (currently enrolled/ following a study in a country, part of the EU/ or through an EU funded programme) looking to experience real business at an international NGO, we offer internships that allow you to see for yourself what Community and Social Responsibility is European professional football is all about. Being an intern means more than getting involved in the day-to- day running of the organisation.

As a Project Support Officer, you will be an integral part of our operations department. You will support our Project Management Team in the planning and delivery of Pan-European programmes. Depending on the Covid-19 restrictions, you will also help with planning meetings and other events. We expect EFDN interns to participate in every level of operations and delivery. The successful candidate can expect to learn about all facets of delivery and monitoring and evaluation. The ideal candidate brings fresh and innovative ideas to the table, has strong communication and problem-solving skills, has a proven ability to manage and meet deadlines, and is very detail oriented.

You can:

  • Have a top of the line experience
  • Build together a challenging & rewarding experience
  • Work & learn from experts of the business
  • Develop your flair and knowledge in our unique culture
  • Grow your network of like-minded interns and professionals

Key responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the post are:

  • To support the Project Management Team on projects related to health, education, racism and discrimination, sustainability, and other CSR topics
  • Monitor and evaluation of the project, analysing case studies and evidence of good practice, and doing research on the project topics
  • Make programme delivery enjoyable, exciting, dynamic, challenging, educational, and fun
  • To be aware of relevant Data Protection legislation and apply this to daily project tasks
  • To play an active role in further improving the quality of project delivery at EFDN

View the full job description here

To apply

Please provide EFDN with your CV and Cover Letter which provides details on why you are suited for the role. Send your application with the role that you are applying for as the subject of the email to

Deadline: 14 June 2021

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