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By 20/01/2021April 27th, 2021No Comments

Communication trainee

The position

Under the supervision of the Director and the Project Officer of the European Secretariat, you will:

  • help implementing the 2021 UEF communication strategy and activities;
  • assist the UEF Secretariat in internal and external communication activities (including on social media);
  • supporting the Secretariat in the organisation of statutory meetings and the implementation of different projects;
  • contribute to the management of day-to-day administrative tasks.

Your profile

  • You are familiar with current European issues, policies and institutions and have a good knowledge of information sources on the Internet related to European matters
  • Demonstrated experience in the communication sector.
  • Demonstrated proficient level with programmes such as Canva, Adobe, Mailchimp, WordPress, SEO, Social Media.
  • Demonstrated experience in organising events, actions and campaigns would be a strong asset.
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English. Any other EU languages, and particularly French and/or German, would be an asset.
  • You have excellent communication, drafting and presentation skills.
  • You are able to work independently and, when necessary, under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • You are an EU national or have already a work permit to work in Belgium during the expected contract period.

We offer

  • A Belgian contract “Convention d’immersion professionnelle”
  • A contract for a period of 6 months (with possible extension for other 6 months in mutual agreement)
  • Occasional work on evenings and weekends is required and compensated with subsequent time off. Occasional travelling is required for events outside Brussels.
  • A full time position, 38 hours a week.
  • An interesting and challenging work experience in a major pan-European Brussels-based organisation.
  • Exposure to a wide range of contacts in the European institutions and circles.
  • A diversified portfolio of activities and projects.
  • A dynamic and multi-national team of colleagues and volunteers.

Applications and selection procedure

  • Please send your CV (max 2 pages) and cover letter (1 page) by e-mail to indicating “Communication Intern – Application” in the email subject. Deadline: 31 January 2021.
  • Start Date: as soon as possible.
  • For further information, you can contact Ms Alejandra Almarcha at

The Spinelli Group

Rue d’Arlon 53,
1000, Bruxelles

The Spinelli Group