Communications and Events Trainee

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Job Location

Expiration Date

25 Jan 2018

General information


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 Luxembourg or 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
  • 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
  • Good knowledge of Adobe software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • 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 March 1st and April 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
  • 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 Monday, 15 January 2018.

Applications received after the deadline won't be considered.

We will conduct interviews with all shortlisted applicants prior to recruitment.

Compensation: Financial Compensation

Years of experience required: Yes


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