Intern - Digital Communications

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    May 18

Position description

We are pleased to announce that CEPS is currently seeking an intern to join our Communications Team for a three-month period. Reporting to the Digital Communications Officer, the intern will play a vital role in creating and designing communication materials, as well as assisting in the management of CEPS' online communication channels. This position presents an excellent opportunity to develop strong communication and design skills within a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

The ideal starting date for the internship is September 2023, providing a valuable opportunity to contribute to CEPS' ongoing work and gain practical experience in the field of communications.

Main tasks

As an intern in the Communications Team at CEPS, you will have the opportunity to contribute to various tasks and projects that aim to enhance the organisation's communication efforts.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Crafting Engaging Social Media Content: You will be responsible for drafting captivating and informative content for CEPS' social media channels, such as Twitter and LinkedIn. Your goal will be to engage the audience and increase visibility for CEPS' activities and research.
  • Multimedia and Graphic Design: You will have the chance to create or edit multimedia materials, including social media visuals, small infographics, and videos. Your creativity and design skills will help in conveying messages effectively and visually.
  • Website Content Development: You will assist in developing and updating the content of the CEPS website, including native pages like the web-based Annual Report and Ideas Lab.
  • Communication Campaigns and Newsletters: You will support the development and dissemination of communication campaigns and newsletters. This will involve coordinating with different teams, crafting compelling content, and managing the distribution of materials.

Your background and qualifications

  • You are a registered student for the full period (September/October 2023 – December 2023), studying political or social sciences, journalism, communication, marketing or equivalent.
  • You are familiar with:
    • Graphic design (e.g. InDesign, Photoshop, or online tools like Canva).
    • Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress).
    • Social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook).
    • Video production/editing software (e.g. Adobe Premiere).
  • You have an excellent command of English.
  • You are interested in European affairs, policymaking and research.

Your profile

  • You have a keen eye for design aesthetics and can create visually appealing and engaging communication materials.
  • You have the ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage multiple tasks, ensuring timely delivery of projects.
  • You are enthusiastic about communication and outreach activities, and you approach them with a result-driven mindset, striving to achieve meaningful impact.
  • You have a genuine eagerness to learn and grow in the field of communications. Your creative thinking allows you to bring innovative ideas to the table.
  • You are comfortable working in an international research team, collaborating effectively with colleagues. Additionally, you can work independently, taking ownership of tasks and delivering quality results.

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