Monday, 17 November 2014

Communications Trainee Inclusion Europe

Vacancy Inclusion Europe: Communications Trainee
Inclusion Europe is looking for a motivated and committed individual to join our team in Brussels for 6 months, starting on December 1. If you are passionate about communications, have excellent writing skills and an interest in disability, you might be just the person for us. A great eye for detail is a must, and so is a bit of patience and strong desire to learn. In return, you’ll learn the ins and outs of Brussels advocacy, while building up a great portfolio of writing samples, one that will really set you apart.
The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:
  • Degree in journalism, political science, European affairs or equivalent
  • Knowledge of EU affairs and demonstrated interest in human rights advocacy
  • Excellent command of English, both spoken and written. Additional languages are an asset
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally, excellent drafting skills.
  • Ability to assimilate and process information on a wide variety of issues and for a wide variety of audiences
  • Appropriate computer skills (Microsoft Office package). Familiarity with Content Management Systems (CMS), particularly Joomla and Wordpress
  • Knowledge of social media
Main tasks
  • To produce and edit features for Inclusion Europe’s information tools (online Journal, website, newsletter, specific publications)
  • To supervise the production and dissemination of the ‘Europe for us’ and e-Include newsletters
  • To participate in the preparation of various publications and events of Inclusion Europe
  • To participate in external meetings with different European institutions and organisations, and draft related reports and articles
  • To participate in drafting responses to European consultations
The contract will be governed by the Belgian law on ‘professional immersion’ and will provide the successful candidate with a net income of approximately 670 euros a month, plus meal vouchers.
The traineeship should preferably start on 1 December 2014 and last for six months. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a detailed CV, cover letter and two unedited writing samples to by 23 November 2014. Due to the large number of expected applications, please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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