Communications Internship (m/f)

For this position, the successful candidate is expected to assist the Communications Team.

Tasks of the position include:

  • Assist in the development of communications campaigns related to the Martens Centre research and events
  • Together with the other members of the Communications Team, come up with fresh, innovative ideas for both formats and contents of these campaigns
  • Assist in monitoring traditional and social media impact of the Centre and identify strategies for growing target audiences
  • Provide general assistance with the upkeep and expansion of the Centre’s database of contacts, including identifying new, relevant stakeholders
  • Take part in the research projects of the Communications Team, including literature reviews, editing and other related tasks
  • Assist in the organisation of events and conferences of the Martens Centre
  • Execute any other organisational and administrative tasks as needed

Candidate requirements:

  • University degree in Communications and PR, political science, social science, journalism or any related disciplines
  • Good knowledge of European and international politics as well as familiarity with the history and the tradition of the Christian Democrat, Conservative and like-minded political parties of the EPP family
  • Creative, innovative, enthusiastic, out of the box thinker eager to establish and improve the external image and outreach of the Centre
  • Savviness and a keen interest in social media tools and platforms
  • Be a team player able to follow internal and external workflows with precise deadlines
  • Proven communications, promotion, copywriting and advertising skills are a strong asset
  • Fluency in English, with proven writing skills; knowledge of additional languages is welcome

The position is open to all young graduates with an academic background in European affairs and related fields holding a university degree, fluent in English, fully computer and internet literate and with good knowledge of European politics. Additional educational qualifications, experience in policy research and adequate knowledge of one or two more languages are considered assets.