Starting date: 06 June 2017
Internship duration: 6 months
We are offering a volunteering position as Communications Assistant. The successful candidates will be part of the ACR+ Secretariat team in Brussels.
The volunteership will involve a range of activities that focus on support communication tasks and information technologies for ACR+ activities, including services to members, dissemination of European projects and promotion of the association.
Key tasks and responsabilities
- Elaborating and sending newsletters on a weekly basis
- Drafting, designing and sending mass mailings
- Drafting press releases and other external communication
- Web content management (updating ACR+ and project 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
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
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 volunteering position under a voluntary contract and a full-time position starting on 06 June 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.
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.