Communication intern

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25 Feb 2019

Polis is looking for a communications intern

About Polis

Polis is the leading European network of cities and regions on urban transport innovation. For 30 years, European local and regional authorities have been working together within Polis to promote sustainable mobility and exchange good practice in the deployment of innovative transport solutions. Polis fosters cooperation and partnerships across Europe with the aim of making research and innovation in transport more accessible to cities and regions. We also act as an entry point to the European institutions on urban and regional transport issues, with the aim to help shape EU urban and regional mobility policy.

Task description

Polis is looking for a communications intern to join its Brussels secretariat. The intern will help to enhance the visibility of Polis and its member cities and regions from across Europe. He/she will support the team with Polis communication activities, including developing the new Polis website, articles for Polis newsletters, digital and print publications, social media, media alerts, and communication strategies around Polis events (workshops and conferences).

Profile

The successful candidate will be expected to have:

  • a degree (studies completed), preferably in the field of communications/journalism or related to transport, urban planning, or similar;
  • first hands-on experience with communications, journalism and public relations, including the development of communication tools in English, such as websites, news articles, brochures;
  • an interest in urban mobility;
  • an excellent command of written and spoken English; knowledge of additional European languages will be an asset.

 What we offer

The internship will provide a unique opportunity to get hands-on experience with a diverse range of communication activities in an international context. We offer a full-time internship, from mid-March to mid-September 2019, paid 781 € per month.

How to apply

Please send a motivation letter and CV to Karen Vancluysen (kvancluysen@polisnetwork.eu) by Monday 25 February 2019.

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