Public Affairs and Communication Intern

European Chemical Regions Network
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Sep 24

Position description

The European Chemical Regions Network (ECRN) is looking for an enthusiastic candidate for a trainee position in the ECRN Secretariat in Brussels for 6 months, starting at the beginning of October 2018.


  • Contribute to the organisation of ECRN events and meetings;
  • Monitor and analyse news on relevant EU policy developments, national and regional policies;
  • and other initiatives that are of interest to the chemical regions;
  • Compile content and updates on EU policy developments and regional news for the ECRN’s;
  • communications channels (social media, website and newsletter); prepare internal; and
  • external publications and assisting in other communication activities;
  • Update the ECRN website;
  • Manage contact directories and updating databases;
  • Participate in conferences, seminars and workshops related to ECRN interests;
  • Undertake other administrative tasks and assignments as required.


  • University degree in Political science, International relations, EU studies or similar;
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, ability to synthesize information and communicate concisely, excellent analytical and drafting skills;
  • Familiarity with EU institutions and EU policies, esp. in the field of Bioeconomy, Industrial Policy, Cohesion Policy, Innovation Policy;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications. Affinity for social media tools is a plus;
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Additional language skills are an advantage;
  • Previous experience with EU/regional institutions or networks (desirable).

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