We are looking for a Communications intern to join our team!
European Alternatives is looking for an intern that can work with us supporting our communications activities, learning how to work transnationally with a multidisciplinary team. Our projects are carried out across Europe often in partnership with other organisations and our members in Europe and the rest of the world. The internship will take place remotely with occasional travel.
Internships are usually open to students who are still registered students in an education institution. Ideally there will be the possibility to have an Internship Agreement signed with your University. (ie. signed by you, European Alternatives and your university). The internship will be paid, with hours and salary to be discussed based on your location, availability and university grant status.
Key projects which you will have the opportunity to be involved in are:
- General European Alternatives Communications including the EA journal, website, social media and visual identity renewal
- Movement Learning Catalyst – an educational project training social movement actors in transversal and cross-border organising
- Online citizens’ rights campaign ahead of the European Elections 2024
- Transnational European Assemblies Project
WHAT WE OFFER
- On the job training developing and implementing website, newsletter and social media schedules and content
- Insight into branding and visual identity setting processes working with innovative cause-led agencies
- Opportunity to contribute to our varied multimedia content including journal articles and web posts
- Opportunities for travel and networking across civil society, activist and cultural organisations around Europe
- Insight into the development and implementation of communications strategy
- Insight into planning and production of various multimedia outputs including promotional videos, documentaries, podcasts, journals and more
- Insight into analytics and reporting
Main tasks include:
- Creating and updating engaging content on website and social media platforms using creative communications skills, with guidance
- Developing simple graphic designs on Canva, respecting the branding guidelines of the organisation and of our projects
- Simple video creation and editing for social media.
- Writing and sending newsletters to different audiences (Mailchimp management)
- Creating presentations and reports
- Attending key stakeholder meetings for learning and insight
- Tasks can evolve depending on the opportunities that arise and the skills you would like to develop
HOW TO APPLY?
Please send us in one single document: a one-page CV and a one-page maximum motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org using the heading: Comms Intern 2024.
Deadline for applications: We will consider applications on a rolling basis with a final deadline of 1 February 2024.
Interviews will be held in the first two weeks of February.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU IF YOU:
- are fluent in English (working proficiency)
- are comfortable using social media
- are a strong team player and creative communicator who takes initiative and wants to bring in new ideas
- have a strong interest for engaging new and young audiences from diverse backgrounds
- want to stand up against discriminations of all forms and share our belief of participative democracy, equality and culture across borders
It is a big plus if you have some experience in one or more of the following areas: project management, event organisation, journalism, social media and website management.
We are particularly committed to hiring people from racial and ethnic minorities, people from LGBTQI+ communities, people with disabilities and people who identify with disadvantaged economic classes. If you don’t identify as one of these groups, we still want you to apply – but if you know of an awesome person who does, encourage them to apply as well!
We look forward to reading your application!