We’re hiring: Communications Intern

EACA is a Brussels-based association, which represents full-service advertising, media agencies and agency associations in Europe. More information on www.eaca.eu.

We are looking for a motivated, dynamic and social media-savvy intern to support the work of our public affairs (PA) department. Your key responsibilities will be to help communicate our policy messages through social media channels, our website as well as online and offline publications. Please note that this is a communications internship and not a public affairs internship though you will work primarily with our PA department.

This is a paid internship for the duration of 6 months. Start date: immediately, at the latest by mid-March. For the duration of the Covid-pandemic you will be working from home. Once the circumstances permit, the intern is expected to work from our Brussels office.

Responsibilities

  • Together with the Senior Public Affairs Manager, set communications priorities for the PA department.
  • Set up and maintain and communications calendar around key policy happenings.
  • Draft “spicy” messages for our social-media outreach and be responsible for their dissemination online.
  • Help drafting and formatting our monthly advocacy newsletter.
  • Help define suitable and appealing topics and speakers for policy-related webinar; be responsible for invitations management.
  • Help setting up surveys for members using e.g. Surveymonkey or GoogleForms.
  • Develop infographics or similar to render our communications more attractive
  • Updating and maintaining our events calendar and media relations database.
  • Support the Director General and our other departments where needed.

Your profile

  • University degree (bachelor or master) in a field related to your responsibilities or the work of EACA.
  • Experience in producing materials for the online environment and/or running online campaigns.
  • Design and web editing skills are a major plus.
  • Attending (mostly online) related events and write short articles or blog posts for the website.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English – additional European languages are a plus.
  • Ability to “think along”, anticipate developments and come up with proactive ideas.
  • Prior working experience or strong interest in the communications / advertising sector is an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft office is required (e.g. know how to do easy calculations using Excel, how to set up contact lists, how to format Word documents or make powerpoint presentations).
  • Be allowed to work in Belgium.

Please apply no later than 19 February 2021 by e-mail to nina.elzer@eaca.eu, including a 1-page, formatted CV and a 1-page, formatted motivation letter (explaining why you would like to work for us and how you could support us). Please note that we only accept complete, personalised, applications in pdf. We will not reply to applications that do not fulfil the basic criteria. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview.

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