Communications Intern

Eurochild
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Apply by
    Jul-14-2019
  • Posted
    Jul 03

Position description

We are looking for a spirited storyteller with experience in creating engaging content for our website and newsletters and running digital social media channels. The Communications Intern will work directly with the Communications Officer and Head of Communications. Interns are part of the staff team and are expected to contribute to the overall work of Eurochild, as appropriate.

Internship period: August 2019 - January 2020 (with possibility of extension)
Location: Eurochild Secretariat, Brussels
Remuneration: Our interns receive a monthly standard remuneration (€797 + monthly public transport costs).

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Communications team to produce and disseminate the bi-weekly newsletter for Eurochild members and the monthly public newsletter (gathering news from members and EU sources, compiling news items, summarizing and editing);
  • Maintain and update the Eurochild and campaign websites (Typo3/WordPress);
  • Support planning and delivery, monitoring and evaluation of social media activity including production of visual support (e.g. banners);
  • Assist with the dissemination of Eurochild’s policy and advocacy work and events (press releases, press statements, policy positions, etc.);
  • Assist the Communications Team in the production of printed materials;
  • Maintain and update the database of contacts and audiovisual material.

Qualifications

  • University degree or relevant experience in journalism, media and/or communications*;
  • Native-level written and verbal English*;
  • Experience working with content management systems (e.g. Typo3 and/or WordPress) and email marketing (e.g. Mailchimp or Sendinblue)*;
  • Knowledge of other EU languages, especially French, is an advantage;
  • Good knowledge and interest in design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Canva or Gimp);
  • Experience of running social media channels for an organisation*;
  • Enthusiasm to work in a small, interdependent and international team*;
  • Interest or experience in working on social issues is a plus;
  • Knowledge of EU institutions is a plus.

To apply, please complete this online application form (with CV in PDF format).

Deadline for applications: 14 July 2019
Online test: Week of 22 July 2019
Interviews: 1st week of August 2019

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Owing to the high number of applications, we are unable to respond to each applicant individually.

Do you have questions? For any questions on the application, please contact Prerna Humpal at [email protected].

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org

follow us on Twitter