Internship in Communications

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07 Jul 2017

The European Association of Public Banks (EAPB) is looking for a highly-motivated communication intern who is willing to gain a hands-on approach to communications or to improve his/her knowledge and experience in this domain. The intern will be hired mid July for a period of 2 months. The role of the intern will be to assist the communications officer with the increasing workload resulting from EAPBs upcoming communications endeavors. Main responsibility of the intern will be to update and upload content on EAPB’s website.

General profile:

The Intern will be part of a small and dynamic team. It is essential that applicants have excellent academic credentials, possess very good IT and communications skills, accuracy and attention for details, and are ready to work in a flexible and fast-paced manner.

Your tasks will include:

  • Updating EAPBs website;
  • Transfer data and upload content on EAPBs website
  • Manage under supervision the contact database for members, website profiles and other mailing lists;
  • Update EAPBs communication plan and handover document;
  • Other ad-hoc communications projects and duties;

What qualifications should you have?

  • Excellent English language communication skills, written and spoken
  • University degree in\or media and communication, journalism, public relations, linguistics;
  • Knowledge of and prior experience working with CMS (content management system)  is highly desirable.
  • Good working knowledge of standard office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel);
  • Ability to proofread with strong attention to details;
  • Previous experience in communication or journalism is an asset;
  • Experience in website editing and/or writing of online articles, blogs would be an additional asset;

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organised, able to multi-task;
  • Flexibility in undertaking a workload within tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and autonomously with a sense of initiative;
  • A ‘can do’ attitude, self-motivated, able to work with minimal supervision.

What we offer:

  • Compensation will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.
  • A unique opportunity to gain relevant and practical work experience before graduating.
  • The opportunity to learn about community/web management
  • Challenging and exciting work on a European level for a policy-oriented organisation working closely with the European Institutions.
  • Excellent network-building opportunities with EAPB‘s network.

Duration: 2 months, starting Mid- July 2017.

To apply Please send your CV and cover letter to (cc with “Internship – YOUR NAME” in the subject box.

Please note that due to the high number of applications, EAPB will regrettably not be able to answer to each application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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