Communication and Events Trainee

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

26 Jul 2018

Duration: 6 months; Commitment: Full-time; Financial Compensation

Please note that an application for this internship requires you to add a portfolio of your previous work (more details below)

The European University Foundation is an alliance of European universities aiming to accelerate the modernisation of the European Higher Education Area. We stand for diversity and social fairness in Higher Education and base our work on the following five pillars:

  • Digital Higher Education
  • Quality Mobility
  • Employment & Entrepreneurship
  • Active Citizenship and
  • Policy Innovation

The EUF offers a Communication and events Internship for students or recent graduates to work with our staff in our Brussels office.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Assistance with communication-related tasks such as newsletters, Social Media (Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter) and online marketing
  • Graphic design for Leaflets, posters, publications and web-content
  • Event management support for EUF’s training activities

Required skills and experience

  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Background in communication, media, graphic design or similar
  • Familiar with the concepts of Social Media and online marketing (Google AdWords)
  • Good knowledge of Adobe softwares: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Premiere/After Effects
  • Precise and organised way of working
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office package and Google apps
  • Capability of working in a team as well as independently

Terms and conditions

  • Internship duration 4-6 months
  • The internship should begin between September 1st and October 1st
  • The Intern is encouraged to have an Erasmus+ traineeship scholarship or equal funding. The EUF is able to provide selected candidates with a top-up grant to cover the living costs.
  • Our young and dynamic team offers a challenging and rewarding work environment with mentorship

Highly valued

  • Experience in event management
  • Knowledge of video editing and/or animation tools
  • Fluency in other European languages (e.g. French, Italian, Spanish)
  • Volunteer experience

To apply, please send:

  • a motivation letter,
  • a CV and
  • examples of your work related to communication and design to: by Sunday, 29 July 2018.

Applications received after the deadline won't be considered.

The EUF regrets that we are not able to acknowledge all applications received. Only suitable candidates will be invited for an interview.

The European University Foundation will collect and store your resume and contact details.

We process this data for recruitment purposes only. We store this data in our internal data storage solution provided by Google, which stores data in the U.S and is fully compliant with EU data protection laws, and we will not share it with anyone else.

If you submit an application, we will keep this data until our open role is filled. We cannot estimate the exact time period, but we will consider this period over when a candidate accepts our traineeship offer for the position for which we are considering you. When that period is over, we will delete your data.

If you wish to access your data that we have collected, request us to delete your data, correct any inaccuracies or restrict our processing of your data, please write to:

You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle your data with the Commission nationale pour la protection des données or you can contact us at for more information or concerns.

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