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International Crisis Group

Communications Intern

Company description

The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict.

Job description


The International Crisis Group is currently seeking a Communications Volunteer Intern in our Brussels HQ. The internship is designed for 6 months, full-time, beginning in May 2016, but a shorter duration or part-time arrangements are possible. The internship would suit a candidate with a recent graduate degree in journalism, media, communications, or similar. Knowledge of political science and international relations are an asset. 

If you wish to apply, please send your CV, a one page cover letter (in English) and work samples in your relevant languages (preferably journalistic texts), clearly stating "Communications Intern” in the subject line. Please include your preferred start date in your cover letter.

Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications that we receive, we are unable to respond to each individual candidate. 

Please note that our internships are unpaid.

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Excellent verbal and written command of English and French;
Enrolled in or recently completed a post graduate degree in journalism, communications or similar, or have relevant experience in communications; and
Eligibility to live and work in Belgium.

We offer


Monitor media; 
Liaise with international and local media; organise interviews; 
Provide back office support for the director of communications;
Draft media outputs, such as newsletters, summaries, opinion articles; and
Maintain the Crisis Group database of media contacts.

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