ACR+ is looking for a Communications Assistant!

Expected starting date: as soon as possible
Volunteership duration: 6 months

We are offering a volunteering position as Communications Assistant. The successful candidate will be part of the ACR+ Secretariat team in Brussels.

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Key tasks and responsabilities

  • Elaborating and sending newsletters on a weekly basis
  • Drafting, designing and sending mass mailings
  • Drafting press releases and other external communications
  • Web content management (updating ACR+ and projects websites)

Additional tasks include:

  • Assisting in event organisation
  • Translation tasks
  • Proofreading tasks
  • Database management
  • Elaborating and disseminating communication tools
  • General support in various administrative/office tasks


  • Education and experience:

Degree in Communication, Public Relations or Marketing is preferred or other degrees (EU law, economics or politics; environmental topics) and a basic knowledge/interest in communication.
Relevant experience in communication welcome

  • Languages:

Perfectly fluent in English (native speaker or equivalent), good command of French, any other language an asset

  • Computer skills:

Obligatory: Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
Asset: Basic knowledge in graphic design and web management

  • Other skills:

Excellent drafting skills
High interest in ACR+ themes and activities
Good knowledge of social media
Good communication skills (oral and written)
Organised working style, detail-oriented, pro-active attitude
Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously

Terms and Conditions

This is an unpaid volunteership under a voluntary contract and a full-time position starting on 23 January 2017 (expected starting date) at ACR+ Secretariat in Brussels. The duration will be six months.

A limited reimbursement of costs will be provided (300€ + public transport ticket within Brussels). The intern will be granted two days of holidays per month, amounting to 12 days in total for the duration of the volunteership.


Please send a one page CV and a cover letter to Ms Gaëlle Colas at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
before 5 February 2017 indicating when you would be available to start.


A selection procedure by e-mail followed by an interview will be organised for the shortlisted candidates.

Due to the large number of applications we receive for each posting, we are unable to provide feedback on all applications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.