Event, Communication and Advocacy Internship

World Solidarity Forum
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Posted
    Aug 23

Position description

WSF is seeking an event, communication and advocacy intern to support the organisation’s ongoing campaigns and event calendar.

This is an internship with expected duration of 6 months. Ideally the successful candidate would start on 15th September 2019.

Main responsibilities

Communication:

  • Drafting articles, managing social media activities, contact databases and mailing lists and disseminating briefings, reports, leaflets and other communication products;
  • Support in the production of multimedia and website content development and maintenance;

Event management:

  • Logistic coordination, liaising with speakers, handling participants’ registrations, developing communication products for the event and follow-up of the event, e.g. producing meeting reports and related publications;
  • Provide administrative support where needed.

Advocacy:

  • Research human rights issues, draft policy papers and advocacy letters;
  • Attend and report on events, briefings, and other relevant meetings with international and national actors;

Qualification and experience

  • A university degree in communication, politics or other relevant fields;
  • Good analytical, writing and communications skills in English and French;
  • Experience with social media;
  • Good IT skills;
  • Previous intern or volunteering experience with campaigning or organisation of events is an asset;
  • Good knowledge of the functioning of EU institutions and human rights.

Competences

  • Excellent communicator;
  • Strong networker;
  • Strong organisational ability;
  • Flexibility.

Application instructions

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