Communication Intern

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10 Dec 2021

Under the responsibility of the Head of Unit, the intern will contribute to the implementation of the 2022 communication plan of the programme, in particular the URBACT City Festival to launch URBACT IV and the relaunch of the URBACT website.

Main tasks


  • With the Events Officer, actively take part in the design, planning and follow-up of the URBACT annual event (URBACT City Festival, due to take place June 2022 in the Paris region), Task Force meetings;
  • Manage relations with relevant service providers and follow-up on general production calendar;
  • Manage registration platform and participants queries;
  • Follow-up on the design and organisation of specific sessions during the Festival;
  • Assist in managing the digital content for City Festival website and other digital tools to be developed for the festival;
  • Actively participate in the Festival and support the overall delivery of the event;
  • Follow-up communication activities with participants and stakeholders after the event;
  • Assist and prepare participation in other major in-person events, like Committee of Regions Mayor’s Summit (Marseille, March 2022), World Urban Forum (Katowice, June 2022)
  • Assist and prepare digital/online events and meetings


  • With the Communication Officer, contribute to the audit of the URBACT website and the preparation of the new website
  • Identify content to migrate, archive, cluster etc
  • Editing and copywriting for the web - articles, blog posts, news, events info;
  • Draft ad-hoc digital communication plans for the various URBACT projects;
    The intern might be called to contribute to other communication activities.

More information about the position can be found HERE.

To apply: CV and cover letter in English to be sent exclusively by e-mail to Thierry Picquart, Head of the Administration & Coordination Unit [] and Nuala Morgan, Head of the Communication & Capitalisation unit [].

Duration and starting date: 6 months, ideally starting in February 2022 and ending July 2022.

Deadline for applications: 20 December 2021.


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