General information

Duration: 6 months *flexible
Commitment: Full-time
Description: 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting the Policy and Communication Officer in the execution of the organisation`s overall communication strategy
  • Updating and providing content for the organisation`s website
  • Assisting with the newsletter creation
  • Writing articles, press releases, policy briefings, etc.,
  • Creating infographics and informational videos;
  • Updating the Contacts Database; *Civi CRM
  • Attending and reporting on meetings at the European institutions, organisations and other relevant internal and external events
  • Monitor policy in related fields by following the Midday Press briefing of the European Commission and various Parliament Committees
  • Contribute in various Horizon 2020 and Erasmus projects

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

  • An independent thinker and creative individual; with an interest or willing to learn about Digital Policies
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills in English
  • Additional languages would be an advantage, especially French
  • Flexible and team oriented
  • trong interpersonal skills;
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of EU institutions
  • Willing to propose and take initiatives
  • Demonstrate appreciation and skills to lead organisational tasks;
  • Have the legal eligibility to work in the EU.

WE OFFER:

  • Training based on your experience, needs and interests;
  • Working with a fun and young team
  • Insights into EU digital policy and Brussels digital environment;
  • Experience in an international professional environment;

Please sent your CV and motivation letter to Ms Theodora Antoniou at t.antoniou@digitalsme.eu

Compensation: 

Please note that there is no financial compensation, trainees must have an agreement with a University. 

European DIGITAL SME Alliance accepts internship applications on a rolling basis.

Please note that all the candidates must be students (preferably working towards achieving Master’s degree). The candidate must be enrolled at a university for the entire duration of the traineeship, and the traineeship must be part of the candidate’s study programme.

Other requirements:

  • proficiency in English (other languages is an asset);
  • some previous knowledge of and interest in EU digital policies and/or EU funded projects;
  • general computer literacy (preferably, ability to work with WordPress)
  • team player, reliable, highly motivated.

We offer:

  • opportunity to be involved in the EU project management at all the stages (project proposal writing, project implementation and reporting);
  • insights into EU digital policy and Brussels digital environment;
  • gain invaluable experience in an international professional environment.

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV, short motivation, and availability dates to office@digitalsme.eu
In the e-mail subject, please indicate ‘Internship’.