COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP in SCIENCE AND INNOVATION PROJECTS

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences, Social Sciences
United Kingdom
Warrington
Period: 
1 Mar, 2020 to 1 Jun, 2020
Deadline: 
31 Dec, 2019


General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Europe for Business Ltd (EFB) is communication agency, specialized in Science communication. The purpose of EFB is to disseminate scientific results by providing a wide range of communications services. EFB ’s team is young, multilingual and multinational and it is composed of graphic designers, web developers, communication experts, audio-visual producers, journalists and project managers.

is responsible to manage and execute different communication and dissemination activities within European research related projects for the EU Programmes. Based on the experience, Minerva gives support to research partners in EU project consortia, for raising awareness to target stakeholders and the public at large.

The main areas of competence are: media campaigns and press relations; events, workshops and seminars organisation; graphic design; marketing communication; internet site developments; consultancy in European projects in the communication sector; training modules; impact assessment.

The company is producing several information tools in order to support the results and make the communication be valuable, effective and appropriate, in various research areas such as food, transport, energy, environment, health, ICT, social sciences. EFB is working at EU level with worldwide partners, with a focus on Middle East and Latin America.  

The internship will be located within EFB and is for a period from 6 months up to 9 months. The intern will be proposed to:

§   Draft press releases, articles and newsletters

§   Contact media and journalists to distribute communication material

  • Assist in updating mailing list of journalists contacts
  • Support in the organisation of project events and workshops

§   Assist in updating the projects websites and social media

§   Prepare ongoing EU projects communication materials and reports

§   Make interviews to EU researchers and report about scientific topics

  • Support in the organisation of press conferences
  • Help with a broad range of communications tasks supporting the work of the Project Managers

Assist in drafting new communication project proposals for the Horizon2020

Essential

  • English mother tongue or very good knowledge
  • Communication/ journalism studies

§   Good drafting skills and attention to details

§   Good team player but also capable of working independently

§   MS Computer Skills

  • Pro-active and dynamic

 

Desirable

  • Second language (preferably Spanish )
  • Knowledge of European Projects

Interest/ knowledge of new media and web design

Compensation: 
No financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 
Yes

Keywords

EU projects, science communication  innovation  

Additional Information

please contact [email protected]ess.eu
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C1
Spanish: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: 
Master