Community & Communications Internship

European Digital Rights
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
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  • Posted
    Feb 28

Position description

The EDRi office in Brussels is currently looking for an intern to support the Communications Manager, the Community Coordinator as well as the Managing Director. Firstly, the internship will focus on campaigning and publications, offering an opportunity to learn the techniques and strategies used in press outreach and the production of a variety of written materials including EDRi’s successful bi-weekly newsletter, the EDRi-gram. Secondly, the intern will assist the team with tasks in support of our national member organisations.

Key tasks:

  • assistance with the writing and editing of the EDRi-gram newsletter;
  • contributions to EDRi’s social media presence;
  • research and writing of press releases, blogposts, newsletter articles, campaign material;
  • design and creation of visual campaign material;
  • development of educational materials;
  • maintenance and improving EDRi’s communications tools (e.g. wiki, website);
  • assistance with the network development;
  • coordination of pro bono translations via EDRi’s pool of volunteers;
  • assistance with event organisation and logistics;
  • assistance of the Managing Director with ad hoc research and administrative tasks.


  • IT & web: social media, WordPress, MediaWiki and image editing software;
  • excellent research and writing skills;
  • fluent command of spoken and written English;
  • experience in communications, journalism, media or public relations;
  • a demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for online activism and campaigning for digital human rights.

Application instructions

To apply please send a maximum one-page cover letter and a maximum two-page CV (only PDFs are accepted) by email. Closing date for applications is 18 March 2018. Interviews with selected candidates will take place between 26-28 March, and the decision will be taken by 1 April. Please note that due to scarce resources, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

As regards the possibility to continue in this position as a full-time substitute for a maternity leave after the internship, please indicate your interest for this option in your application.

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