14 Jun 2023

JOB VACANCY: Intern for Events & Communications Support

About DIGITALEUROPE

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.

Together with our members, we shape the industry policy positions on all relevant legislative matters and contribute to the development and implementation of relevant EU policies. Our membership represents over 45,000 businesses who operate and invest in Europe. It includes 103 corporations, which are global leaders in their field activity, as well as 41 national trade associations from across Europe.

Your responsibilities: 

Support in A-Z organisation & communication of our events with EU policy-makers and internal staff events & activities, such as:

  • creating letters of invitation for speakers
  • creating event mailings & newsletters
  • interacting and coordinating with other teams on content/programme
  • assisting in meetings and act as point of contact where relevant
  • supporting in coordinating logistics
  • supporting in budget tracking / invoices
  • on-site or online supporting (such as helping set-up/dismantle, welcome guests, create and manage Zoom meetings/webinars)
  • conducting research on other events, venues, transportation, accommodation, catering
  • supporting the events manager with other logistical and administrative tasks
  • assisting with post-event stats and reports, which you will then coordinate with the comms team for their dissemination
  • supporting the comms team with the preparation of communications & marketing materials (newsletters, visuals, videos) aimed at events
  • closely collaborating with our external partners helping us to organise and communicate our events

Details of training and supervision: You will join a growing and dynamic team of 50 and will get hands-on training by staff. Your work will be supervised Your work will be supervised by the Events Manager and support by the full Communications team.

Opportunities to practice foreign language skills: The working language is English, but there are plenty of opportunities to practice French and other languages spoken in the multicultural Brussels environment.

Nationality restrictions or visa requirements if outside of the EU: Only EU nationals or students who have the necessary paperwork in place to legally take a placement in Belgium will be considered.

Remuneration: Paid internship (in addition to any possible funding received from your sending university).

Requirements:

  • A student enrolled in an undergraduate or masters programme (typically in EU affairs, politics, international relations or law) with strong analytical skills and key interest in politics and communications.
  • Strong interest in events organisation and digital communications – a previous experience or degree in a related field is a plus.
  • Interest in EU digital policies.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, excellent follow-through skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects, maintain a fast pace and meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills in English.
  • 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.
  • Fluent in English

Starting date: From 1 September 2023 (flexible) to June or July 2023

Deadline for applications: 30 June 2023

Application: Send your application titled ‘Trainee for Events & Communications’ to the attention of Kivanc Akil via this link

APPLY HERE

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