The European Federation of Education Employers is looking for a trainee to assist with the management of our communication activities. This involves a variety of tasks ranging from providing support in the management of our social media platforms to assisting in our dissemination efforts more in general

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Editing of video interviews and creation of short clips based on the content of the full videos; contributing to the overall management of EFEE’s two YouTube channels
  • Drafting of social media posts (LinkedIn, Twitter) in cooperation with and under the supervision of the Communication Officer
  • Providing support in updating and managing EFEE’s website.
  • Supporting in gathering materials for and drafting EFEE’s monthly newsletter.
  • Tasks related to membership recruitment and management

This is not an exhaustive list and it may vary depending on circumstances.  Additional tasks are negotiated during the internship, depending on the knowledge and talents of the intern. The Communications Assistant will operate in cooperation with and under the supervision of the Membership and Communication Officer.

Practical details

  • The internship takes place in Brussels, preferably for six months.
  • We have a 38-hour work week – however, arrangements are somewhat flexible as we base our schedules on deadlines rather than on office hours.
  • EFEE organizes and participates in a variety of events taking place in different countries. The Communications Assistant may be expected to be available to travel to these events on occasion.
  • The organisation covers travel expenses occurring as part of work-related activities.

Please make sure to apply through both the applicable system (if any), such as the portal, and by sending the requested documents to the contact indicated below.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree on a relevant subject (international relations, political science, communication, media studies).
  • Being enrolled in or having recently graduated from a master’s degree programme (i.e. being able to apply through the Erasmus+ programme, or having another comparable grant from organisations such as Chambers of Commerce, aid from the Belgian Government such as Actiris International Erasmus Pro, etc.)
  • Strong writing skills in English.
  • Organisational skills and efficiency.
  • Proactivity, responsibility, and ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with major social media platforms (especially Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube), as well as WordPress and Canva.
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere Pro is not initially required but is considered as an advantage.

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t ‘tick all the boxes’!

Recruitment process

All interested participants are warmly invited to apply by sending a CV (max. one page) and a motivation letter (max. one page) to by Friday, 19 April 2024 COB – however, please note that interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis so please make sure to apply as soon as possible. The ideal starting date for the selected candidate is 13 May 2024.