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Digital and Social Media Assistant (Intern)

European Policy Centre

Deadline 16.06.2023

European Policy Centre is looking for a Digital and Social Media Assistant (Intern)

The EPC is looking for a Digital and Social Media Assistant (equivalent to a paid internship) to join its Communications Team for a period of 6 months, starting on 26 June 2023.
This is an entry-level position targeted at recent graduates as well as graduates having acquired initial work experience through internships.
The successful candidate should have a demonstrated knowledge of social media promotion and digital communications tools, a good understanding of EU institutions, and interest in using technology to tell a think tank’s story.

The candidate should have the following profile:

  • An undergraduate or higher University degree

  • Strong interest in European affairs and commitment to European integration

  • Fluent in English, fluency in at least one other major European language is desirable

  • Creative, innovative, reliable and responsive

  • Comfortable using content-management systems social media posting, monitoring and automating tools

  • Experience with graphic design tools (e.g Canva or illustrator) and knowledge of web technologies an advantage

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-cultural and multidisciplinary team

  • Be based in or be willing to travel frequently to Brussels

Main duties:

  • Managing the EPC’s digital presence across social media platforms

  • Keeping the website updated thorough the content management system

  • Liaising with the Events team to promote and live posting of events on Twitter and other platforms

  • Organise the collection of data for analytics

  • Support the communications team in other tasks

  • Play an active role in the EPC Operations team

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send by e-mail a 1-page motivation letter together with a CV, each in PDF format, to Craig Ellis ( and mention DSMA as well as their name and surname in the subject line. Applicants should not include a photo of themselves on any application documents. 
Deadline for applications: 16/06/2023 23.59 (CEST). We may appoint before the deadline if a suitable candidate is found.  

All EPC programme assistants are offered a CIP contract (“convention d’immersion professionelle”) and are normally expected to be based in Brussels or in a location with easy access to Brussels.  

The EPC is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and particularly encourage applicants from sections of society that are not well represented in Brussels think tanks, Brussels-based civil society or European policymaking.

In view of the expected high number of applications, please note that we will only be able to contact shortlisted candidates.

Thank you for your understanding and for your interest in this vacancy.

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