ACR+ is looking for a Project and Communications Assistant!


Starting date: 01 September 2017
Internship duration: 6 months


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

The volunteership will involve a range of activities focusing topical research and communication tasks around different ACR+ projects. The successful candidate will also be involved in preparing ACR+ publications and reports, as well as have an opportunity to take part in different thematic events.

A significant part of the internship will be devoted to assist project managers on three projects focusing on waste strategies in touristic areas and island, especially on dissemination activities.

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Key tasks and responsabilities

  • Drafting of press releases and other external communication, in collaboration with the partners of the different projects
  • Web content management for project websites
  • Monitoring of news, events and projects focusing on waste in touristic places and in islands
  • Managing social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook)
  • Drafting of news, articles and information material
  • Propose and implement dissemination activities to promote the projects’ outputs to the relevant target audiences
  • Providing general support to the activities of the ACR+ Secretariat, including supporting Project Managers working on European projects (e.g. website management and preparation of content)

Additional tasks include:

  • Technical support on ACR+ publications
  • Assisting in the organisation of events, trainings and study visits
  • Help with translations


  • Education and experience:

University degree with relevant knowledge or experience in communication and/or environmental topics
Previous experience in project work and communication welcome

  • Languages:

Perfectly fluent in English (native speaker or equivalent), 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, interest in website management
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 volunteering position under a voluntary contract and a full-time position starting on 1 September 2017 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 5 days of holidays for the duration of the volunteership.


Please send a one page CV and a cover letter to Ms Lisa Labriga at Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
before 16 August 2017.


A selection procedure by e-mail 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.