Friday, 20 July 2018

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Internship with UK and Ireland desk

UNRIC Brussels is looking for an intern for the UK and Ireland Desk starting Monday 4 June, until Friday 28 September 2018.

Applicants should be graduates, preferably in the area of communications, journalism, international relations, marketing or political science. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

UNRIC does not provide financial support for interns. All successful applicants are expected to make their own arrangements for travel to Brussels, lodging and living expenses during the four month internship period.

Core responsibilities

  • Working closely with the UK and Ireland desk officer, UNRIC staff and external UNRIC partners;
  • Monitoring the British and Irish media;
  • Managing social media pages, twitter and website for UK and Ireland desk initiatives;
  • Assisting with the organisation, film selection and other tasks involved in our flagship outreach initiative, Cine-ONU;
  • Writing articles in English for the website.

Skills:

  • Excellent English, both written and oral;
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) and social media skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management.

Please send your CV and cover letter by e-mail to Karen Davies [email protected] by midnight (CET), Friday 16 March, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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