Call for Applications: Communications Traineeship at the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum
March 9, 2022

Call for Applications: Communications Traineeship at the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum

The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) Secretariat is looking for a Communications Trainee to start at the earliest on Wednesday, 23 March 2022 and work in the team of the EaP CSF Secretariat in Brussels for 6 months to support the work of the Communications Manager.

Main responsibilities

  • Assist in implementation of communication action plans for EaP CSF campaigns and activities;
  • Assist on visual design;
  • Manage social media networks of the Forum (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn);
  • Monitor (EU+EaP) media and manage statistics;
  • Draft and edit articles for the web-page, reports, minutes etc. for a broader audience;
  • Assist with newsletter;
  • Technical web-page management;
  • Contribute to meetings, reports, and communication strategies;
  • Manage database and mailing lists.

Requested Profile & Skills

  • Recent graduate or in final stages of their studies in Communication Science, Public Relations, Journalism, Political or International sciences or other related field;
  • Valid work permit for Belgium;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Hands-on and analytical, organised, detail-oriented and accurate;
  • Proven experience with WordPress is an advantage;
  • Familiar, or willing to get familiar, with collecting and analysing social media and

website statistics;

  • Experience in creating written and visual content is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of Canva or another graphic design tool is an advantage;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the workings of the EU and its policies. A good understanding of the EaP region is an asset;
  • Perfect command of English with proven drafting ability. A good knowledge of Russian is an asset;
  • Flexibility to perform a wide variety of tasks in a small office;
  • Team-player.

The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum is a unique non-profit, non-government, non-partisan regional civil society platform aimed at promoting European integration, facilitating reforms and democratic transformations in the six Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Serving as the civil society and people-to-people dimension of the Eastern Partnership, the EaP CSF strives to strengthen civil society in the region, boost pluralism in public discourse and policy making by promoting participatory democracy and fundamental freedoms.


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