COMMUNICATION IN CULTURAL HERITAGE (English/Spanish/French/Italian)

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences, Languages and Philological Sciences
Belgium
Brussels
Period: 
1 Mar, 2024
Deadline: 
30 Apr, 2024


General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Duration: 6 monthsCommitment: Full-timeDescription: 

Our mission : support European craftspeople in the digital transition, enhance European Cultural Heritage professions as an asset for European social cohesion, economic development 

Company short introduction.  Mad’in Europe is a small company based in Brussels supporting European professions in cultural Heritage (restoration-conservation, fine and traditional crafts) as an asset for European Economy, Culture and Identity.  Our aim is to use innovative tools and solutions to bring growth and to position these professions as a valid option and business opportunity for next generations. Our main actions are:

  • Connect European professionals in fine/traditional crafts and restorers of cultural heritage with an international audience of private consumers, architects, retailers, designers, interior designers, historic houses owners, and other professionals.  
  • Raise awareness among the public about the value of crafts in culture, economy, and society.
  • Support transmission of know-how, capacity building and mobility in the sector.
  • Participate to European projects (Erasmus+, Horizon, Creative Europe, Interreg…) with other European partners to valorise the crafts sector, develop and disseminate best practices, and coach crafts professionals in the innovation, digital and environmental transition.
  • Develop a large network of collaborations with other European stakeholders (New European Bauhaus, Historic Houses associations, Foundations, Architects, members of the World Crafts Council Europe and the Heritage Alliance 3.3, European, Commission) to develop synergies, merge resources and get fundings. 

 
Internship proposal.  The intern will work with Mad’in Europe’s manager, Madina Benvenuti. Interns are required to be fluent in English, multitask and to demonstrate personal commitment, creativity, curiosity and possess marketing knowledge and excellent communication skills.

Writing skills are welcome as well as any previous experience with European projects.

The internship  location is Brussels.  Student are invited to apply for Erasmus + programs to cover their mobility fees. Mad'in Europe will pay an additional ammout, to complete the one provided within the Erasmus program. 

Description of the tasks in which interns will be involved

In order to accomplish its mission and scale-up from its actual size, Mad’in Europe develops partnership with other European stakeholders and applies for European funding. 

Students will work at the development and implementation of the portal and on the global growth strategy.  

According to his/her skills, interns will be involved in some of the following actions: 

  • Increase the number of European craftspeople on the portal. We precisely look for someone able to cover the Spanish market  
  • Generate traffic on the site through social media, newsletter and other communication actions.  
  • Develop partnership with European stakeholders and participate to European calls (ie Erasmus +, Creative Europe, Horizon, Interreg…)  
  • Elaborate and explore seed & early-stage funding opportunities (Angels, seed VC, Fundraising – Crowdfunding, new shareholders… 
  • Organisation of events related to the sector (webinars, workshops,)
  • Research new business opportunities involving existing and new stakeholders.
  • Benchmark best practices and tailor the marketing strategy to create added value for the company and for makers.
  • Create communication tools: videos, leaflets, PP presentations…
  • Enrich the content of the portal (writing articles, making interviews of craftsmen, collecting technical information on specific crafts…);
  • Administration and office management

SKILLS REQUIRED FROM TRAINEES

  • European mindset
  • Interest for the cultural Heritage Business Sector.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, organisation.
  • Finance and Economics knowledge.
  • Skills in communication, marketing & media.
  • Writing skills (articles, presentations…);
  • Autonomy, dynamism, creativity, team spirit, open-minded approach.
  • Interest for a “micro business” company development.

LANGUAGES REQUIREMENTS:  Perfect written and spoken English is mandatory and fluency in Spanish. One other language among these : Italian or  French is a plus. 

EXPECTED RESULTS

The trainee will define reasonable objectives according to his/her capacities, internship time and company priorities, will fix milestones and focus on their achievements.

IT & AND COMPUTER SKILLS: Office Pack, Canva, Mailchimp, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Pinterest, WordPress, Instagram.

Compensation: Financial compensationOtherLink: https://madineurope.eu/

Compensation: 
Financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 
Yes

Keywords

communication and marketing  business development  cultural heritage  european networking  

Additional Information

Please send motivation letter based on our activity and CV to [email protected] NO applications without motivation letter will be considered.
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C1
French: Proficient User C1
Italian: Proficient User C1
Spanish: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: 
Master