Monday, 13 June 2016
Internship - Communications & Events Assistant
The European Citizen Action Service is recruiting a Communications and Event’s Assistant to join its team for one year.
The selected candidate will assist in:
the edition and dissemination of ECAS’ bimonthly Newsletter
the promotion of ECAS’ presence in the social media (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and in European and international newspapers
the regular update of the news’ section on ECAS’ website
the organisation of events
expanding ECAS’ partnerships and alliances with organisations
the promotion of ECAS’ publications and services (i.e. Membership package, Funding Guide, training academy, etc.)
proofreading and editing tasks upon request
other outreach-related activities as appropriate
The candidate should:
Preferably have a Degree in Journalism, Communication, Marketing or in a related field (or have some practical experience in either of these fields)
Be familiar with EU institutions and decision-making processes
Embrace ECAS’ values and have a keen interest in its mission and goals
Be a team player with social skills, a pro-active attitude and creative thinking
Native-level command of English is a must to apply for this position
Previous experience with advocacy and/or communication and experience with Content Management Systems (CMS) and digital marketing will be considered an asset
Description of the organisation:
The European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) is an international Brussels-based non-profit organization with a pan-European membership and 25 years of experience. ECAS empowers citizens to exercise their rights and promotes an open and inclusive decision-making process at the EU level through the provision of high quality advice, research and advocacy, as well as capacity building to civil society organisations.
What we offer:
In line with the Interns Go Pro standards, ECAS proposes to the candidate:
Contract: Convention d'immersion professionnelle; full details will be discussed at the interview stage
A monthly net remuneration of EUR 751
Working hours: 9am until 5.30pm with a 1-hour break from Monday until Friday
The candidate will report to ECAS’ Membership and Outreach Manager, who is responsible for the overall coordination of ECAS’ communication and advocacy strategy.
Applications should be sent by the 30th of June 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org. They should be composed of a short CV and a cover letter, which should be sent in a single file. Interviews will be conducted in July. Please note that due to the volume of applications normally received we will only contact those candidates we wish to interview.