Communications and Events Intern

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

24 Sep 2019

DIGITALEUROPE is the leading trade association representing digitally transforming industries in Europe. We stand for a regulatory environment that enables European businesses and citizens to prosper from digital technologies.

We wish Europe to grow, attract and sustain the world’s best digital talents and technology companies.

DIGITALEUROPE offers a traineeship in DIGITALEUROPE’s events & communications department

The ideal candidate:

  • Interest in EU digital policies
  • Detail-oriented, organised, excellent follow-through skills
  • Ability to balance multiple projects, maintain a fast pace and meet scheduled deadlines
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Quick at retrieving and selecting relevant information on the internet
  • Creative thinking and IT literate
  • A sociable team player, dynamic, proactive, keen to learn and flexible  
  • Strong interest in media relations and digital communications
    - a previous experience or degree in a related field is a plus
  • Fluent in English

What we offer:

  • A traineeship in a well-established trade association with direct access
    to representatives of some of the world’s biggest companies
  • The opportunity to work directly with a wide range of stakeholders across Europe,
    from both the private and public sectors
  • A professional experience on highly visible events, communications and media projects
  • The opportunity to accompany senior members of staff in meetings with corporate members
  • Direct supervision and guidance from the Senior Events Manager
    and the Director of Communications and Political Outreach

What we ask:

  • Support in organisation of events with EU policy-makers and media (such as creating letters of invitation,
    coordinating content and logistics, on-site support, assisting with post-event reports, etc)
  • Support the team with the drafting of messages and communications material aimed at EU policy-makers
    and/or the media (such as newsletters, social media content, etc)
  • Support in preparing presentations aimed at EU policy-makers and/or the media
  • Support in mapping and identifying relevant stakeholders and in assessing relevance of databases
  • Support in managing our web presence and in leveraging the impact of our social media messages
  • Conduct research and analysis on a wide variety of ongoing EU digital policies 

Please send your CV and a short motivation letter to Kivanç Akil, DIGITALEUROPE’s Senior Events Manager by 24 September.

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