Internship (Communication & Project Assistant)

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20 Jul 2019

Internship - European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA)

The main objective of the alliance is to defend and promote the rights of authors of music at the national, European and international level by any legal means. ECSA advocates for equitable commercial conditions for composers and songwriters and strives to improve social and economic development of music creation in Europe.

ECSA is an international non-profit organisation registered under Belgium law.

The ECSA office is currently searching for a full-time Intern for a period of at least 4 months. The internship has to be part of a university programme (or “haute école” if relevant). The intern must have an internship contract with his/her university.

The intern will work under the direction of both the European Affairs and Programme Manager and the Project Officer and carry out a range of specific tasks related to communications, social media management; advocacy, cultural management, administrative responsibilities.

General duties:

  • Communication duties: assisting the staff in maintaining, regularly updating ECSA’s website and social media; contributing to draft and disseminate the monthly ECSA newsletter
  • Assisting ECSA staff members in the organization of ECSA cultural events (concerts, conferences, workshops, awards,) and General Assemblies, including in drafting and editing documents and communication materials
  • Maintaining, regularly updating and synchronizing ECSA’s contact lists
  • General administrative duties, supporting the smooth-running of the ECSA office. 

Intern Profile:

Ideally the candidate will have a strong background in communication, cultural management and European affairs. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and be well-organized. Ideally, the intern has already some work/volunteering experience and will have the following characteristics:

  • Last year student in Communications, Cultural Management and/or European Affairs (preferably with a communication option)
  • Excellent computer skills (Wordpress, MS Office, social media, Mailchimp)
  • Excellent English and French, any other language is an asset
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong drafting and editing skills (knowledge of editing/design online and offline programmes, i.e. Canva, Lightroom, Photoshop, InDesign is a plus)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good team player, flexible, stress resistant
  • Interest in music and culture


To apply please send your CV as well as a cover letter to Marc du Moulin – Secretary General of ECSA at

Deadline: 14 July 2019, starting date: 1st September 2019

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews which will take place in July 2019 in Brussels (or via Skype/Zoom).

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