Communication Intern

Communication and Information Sciences, Education and/or Teacher Training, Social Sciences
Belgium
Brussels
Period: 
23 Feb, 2020 to 25 Sep, 2020
Deadline: 
10 Mar, 2020

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

The Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) is an umbrella organisation that gathers 42 European civil society organisations active in the field of education, training and youth, based all over Europe and beyond. Currently, these networks represent more than 50.000 educational institutions and associations covering all sectors of formal, non-formal and informal learning. Their members reach out to several millions of beneficiaries across Europe.

LLLP is now looking for a student or young graduate willing to start their career in the field of education and training at the European level and in the area of communication. The successful candidate will be a creative team player, a flexible individual able to work within a multicultural environment and to stick to tight deadlines. 

Tasks

  • Support the drafting of content for external communication channels, including social media

  • Assist with the production of communication materials (leaflets, videos, reports, etc.)

  • Look after LLLP’s website (structure, content and overall architecture)

  • Assist with the organisational and logistical aspects of events where needed

  • Attend events and policy debates on selected topics

  • Other related tasks as needs arise

Requirements

  • A post-secondary degree and/or relevant work experience/volunteering in the field of educational sciences and lifelong learning or in communication

  • Strong writing and creative skills, with the ability to adapt own language to the target audience

  • Excellent command of the English language (both spoken and written)

  • Very good computer skills and digital literacy, and a knack for visual communication

The following will be considered as assets

  • Previous experience in graphic designing or a keen interest to work on communication

  • Good command of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop

  • Knowledge of other communication tools, such as CMSs, Mailchimp, and Social Media tools

  • Understanding of the European institutions and related target audiences

  • Knowledge of additional languages is a plus

Terms and conditions

  • Internship agreement for a duration of 6 months (renewable) for 35 hours/week

  • Available to start as soon as 23 March 2020

  • The successful candidate must have obtained or applied for Erasmus+ Placement or Stage first through Actiris

  • The successful candidate must be eligible to live and work in Belgium

  • The intern will receive meal vouchers and a monthly allowance to cover transport costs.

Interested candidates are invited to send their applications by 10 March 2020 at [email protected]. Applications must include curriculum vitae, a one-page motivation letter, and - if available - a portfolio of recent graphic and visual works. Please make sure that your email carries the following subject line: “Application for Communication Intern” and your last name. For more details of the terms of the contract, including financial support, please get in touch with LLLP at [email protected]

Compensation: 
Financial compensation
Transportation costs
Reimbursement costs
Other

Keywords

communication, education, graphic design  
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B2
Level of Studies: 
Short cycle or equivalent