Internship in ENAR’s Communication & Press Department

ENAR has a permanent staff of nine persons. We welcome interns with a genuine interest in being part of our team and in gaining experience on anti-racism advocacy and communication at the European level. At the same time, we value their insights and appreciate their input and energy.

With the aim of achieving an ethnic and gender balance in its team, ENAR endeavours to provide an optimum social and learning environment to its interns. People from groups affected by racial, ethnic or religious discrimination are encouraged to join our team.


Please note that the internship must be part of university/higher education studies and that we require a written agreement between the intern’s university/school, ENAR and the intern. The internship should be for a period of at least 3 months or longer, is full time (38 hours/week), and is based in the ENAR office in Brussels. Any applications that do not respond to these requirements will not be considered.

Internships are unpaid and ENAR does not provide any financial support.

Start date: beginning of April 2017

Tasks to be performed by the intern during the internship

Under the supervision of the Communication & Press Officer, the intern will:
- Monitor daily news relating to racism, anti-racism, diversity, migration, etc.
- Research information for and compile ENAR’s electronic Weekly Mail
- Monitor press coverage
- Monitor and develop content for ENAR’s social media tools – Facebook & Twitter
- Provide support in developing ENAR communication materials
- Provide support in updating ENAR’s website
- ,Provide support in updating ENAR’s media database
- Contribute to the drafting of materials for the press, e.g. background briefings
- Assist in the organisation of press events
- Assist with administrative/editing/miscellaneous tasks

Qualifications required

- Relevant higher education degree in communications, public relations, journalism and/or social/political sciences
- Fluent written and spoken English is essential
- Knowledge of written and spoken French is an advantage
- Familiarity with social media tools, especially Facebook and Twitter
- Good computer skills – experience with design and web publishing tools an advantage
- Ability to present data and complex issues in a comprehensible and media-friendly language
- Diligence, accuracy and attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
- Committed and flexible team-player, able to work in a multicultural environment
- Committed to the struggle against racism and the promotion of equal rights
- Enthusiastic individual with good sense of humour

How to apply?

The deadline for applications is 15 February 2017. Please send your CV (Europass template) and cover letter in English by email to: Interested applicants should specify an estimated date by which they would be able to start the internship. Interviews with the best candidates may be held by telephone or Skype.

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