Legal/Policy Intern

News Media Europe
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
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  • Posted
    Jul 28

Position description

The voice of European publishers, News Media Europe (NME) promotes the interests of the news media industry to the European Union institutions.

Our aims are simple: To uphold and enhance the freedom to publish and to champion the news brands – in print and online – that are powering the creative industries of the EU.

We work in close partnership with those organisations who believe in the key principles which are vital to us all – protecting the freedom of the press, championing the digital future of our industry, and ensuring that the value of content is properly protected.


  • You will monitor EU policy developments and help us keep our members updated on what is happening in the EU;
  • Your legal & policy acumen will be used to conduct ad hoc research;
  • We know it is a pain, but general administrative work and office tasks might be part of your routine as well;
  • You will represent News Media Europe in public events;
  • Last but not least, you will be involved in some social media activities.

….We are a small team with an attitude – show us your best self and opportunities for more responsibilities will rise soon!


  • You are persistent and have a proven passion for tech and media law;
  • You are creative, a strong team player and have a no-nonsense mentality;
  • You are enthusiastic about the EU and its complex legislative procedures;
  • You are confident and outspoken with excellent analytical and communication skills;
  • You know how to tell a joke;
  • Not the most important thing, but being able to tell a story using 140 characters is an asset we would appreciate;
  • Your English is awesome but we’re happy to be blown away in any other language you might speak;
  • You are available for a minimum of 6 months and you can start by the end of August 2017;

IMPORTANT: You need to be able to provide a “convention de stage”.


  • A unique experience with a young and ambitious Brussels based organisation. There is a lot of room for new and creative ideas;
  • You’ll be working for a very interesting industry vital to the European democratic process;
  • You’ll be part of a small and energetic team;
  • We’ll do our best to make your time with us fun;
  • We know karma doesn’t pay the bill so you’ll be getting a monthly stipend.

Find more about us on and follow us on twitter @newsmediaEU

Application instructions

Interested? Mail your CV and motivation by 9th August. Interviews will be held between 16 and 18 August.

Due to the expected high number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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