Communications and Social Media Assistant

European Business Summits
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
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  • Posted
    May 07

Position description

Do you want to work at the heart of the European Union? Are you looking for a first professional experience in a young, dynamic, and multicultural environment? Are you a team player with excellent communication and organisational skills? If so, it’s the right time to join our team at the European Business Summit (EBS).

Internship / Communications and Social Media Assistant

Starting Date: September 2024

The European Business Summits (EBS) is a renowned Brussels-based organisation that facilitates networking and multi-stakeholder debates.

Our purpose is to achieve the greatest impact on policy-making processes by bringing together business leaders, policymakers, civil society experts and opinion formers to stimulate diverse thinking on the most challenging global issues.

We are looking for a Communications and Social Media Assistant for a paid 6-month internship (CIP) to assist the communication team with managing communications and profiling EBS programmes for maximum impact.

Main tasks

  • Support the creation and publication of content for EBS Social Media channels.
  • Maintaining and updating the content on the EBS website.
  • Use online metric tools to report on statistics for website, social media, and email campaigns’ impact.
  • Support the EBS Communications Team and Research Hub with the implementation of the communications activities related to Horizon 2020 Projects.
  • Support the registration of participants in EBS events and the maintenance of the database

Your profile

  • Relevant university degree (communication, marketing, media studies, EU studies, international relations).
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills (minimum C1 level).
  • Knowledge of email marketing tools (Flexmail, MailChimp, Sendgrid) and knowledge of Canva and Adobe Package (especially InDesign and Photoshop) is desirable.
  • A creative profile with a strong interest in digital communication.
  • Good understanding of EU institutions and interest in European and global affairs.
  • A proactive and multi-tasking team player, with excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Able to show flexibility and initiative and to work autonomously in a multicultural team.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to work in a young, dynamic, international and fast-paced environment and to combine a first full-time work experience with hands-on training.
  • Room for professional development and to acquire challenging and interesting responsibilities.
  • The opportunity to develop a high-level network by attending the Summits and all preparation meetings with key stakeholders.
  • A 6-month Brussels-based paid internship (CIP contract, competitive remuneration) with possible 6-month renewal and subsequent permanent contract CDI.

Who can apply?

  • This position is for people who have recently graduated and are eager to acquire a first work experience.
  • It is open to candidates in possession of a valid work permit in Belgium.

Application instructions

  • The position is for a six-month period and will start in September 2024.
  • To apply, please send your CV and a 1-page cover letter to Michela Sandron, Communications Manager at EBS ([email protected]) by Sunday, 02 June 2024 with the email subject COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT – JOB APPLICATION
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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