Friday, 2 December 2016
Internship – EPP Press Department
The European People’s Party is looking for an intern to join the Press Department for a period of 6 months,
starting in January 2017. The candidate must be organised, pro-active and sociable, take initiative, have
good time-keeping skills and be full time available during 6 months. He/she will report to the EPP
Spokesperson and support the EPP Press Department with the day to day tasks.
Monitoring the media and compile a press coverage newsletter on a daily basis
Support the creation and distribution of press releases
onitoring social media and support social media projects
Assist in designing and implementing communication strategies
Assist in administrative duties
Build and update media lists and databases
Schedule, coordinate and attend various events
A university degree in the following non-exhaustive subjects: languages, communications, economy or political science
Native-level English, knowledge of other languages will be considered an asset
Excellent verbal and outstanding writing skills are essential
A creative thinker who can work in a fast pace and diverse environment
Ability to work efficiently in team as well as independent; ability to prioritise tasks and respect deadlines.
An excellent understanding of EU decision-making processes, EU policies and the European institutions
An internship placement is focused on candidates who are at the beginning of their professional careers.
However, any other practical experience that could be relevant to the work of the EPP may be considered an asset.
Remuneration will be provided
Send your CV together with a cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 10 December. Interviews will take place in the weeks to follow for a contract to start at the beginning of January 2017. Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The EPP is the largest and most influential European-level political party of the centre-right, which currently includes 79 parties and partners from 41 countries, the Presidents of the European Commission and the European Council, 8 EU and 5 non-EU heads of state and government, 14 members of the European Commission and the largest Group in the European Parliament.