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Expat Club - Xross Global Group
Social Media, Events Management, Membership Development
Expat Club is a large network of thousands of expats in Brussels (see www.expatclub.org). Since 2013 we have been organising countless local events and many daytrips to various locations in Belgium and surrounding countries. We travel from Amsterdam to Paris, and from Cologne to London, and everything in between. We also visit places like Mont Saint Michel, the Oktoberfest and Switzerland.
Expat Club is growing fast and has set ambitious goals to become the top-of-mind international community of Brussels. We professionally organise many events and trips that are for a diverse group of expats. We believe that age, nationality, career path or marital status are less important than creating shared experiences. Doing fun and interesting things or visiting beautiful, fascinating or very unique places (e.g. Tesla factory, nuclear power plant) while getting to know new friends is what we're all about. That is why we always arrange professional guides, organise group lunches, facilitate private entrees or rooms, and travel with very comfortable coaches.
Expat Club is searching for an intern who (m/f) would like to develop his/her skills in online marketing & social media, events management and community management. You like meeting people and have a keen interest in event management for an international community. The internship can start in September, is for minimal 3,5 months, and minimal 32 hours per week + 1-2 events/trips per week. The internship is unpaid, but we offer you to join on many trips!. For more information contact Mr. Edgar Hütte at info AT expatclub DOT org or check our website www.expatclub.org for our contact details.
As an intern you will contribute to the further growth of Expat Club and have real impact on our international network. This internship is a great opportunity to develop yourself in many ways because you are going to work on a variety of tasks, including:
- Develop and implement a social media plan for Expat Club (Facebook, Twitter etc)
- Publish and promote events on various online media channels
- Create and source a variety of posts for our Facebook and Twitter streams
- Create content for our website
- Develop new local events and co-host them
- Work on our membership platform
- Develop corporate relationships
Expat Club, part of Xross Global Group BVBA, is housed in a modern office building on Avenue Louise that is home to several well-known companies and organisations. Our office is inside “Tribes” on the 3rd floor. This is a flex office provider and on our floor are several other smaller companies. Several companies, entrepreneurs and freelancers come together here to work on their business in a professional but relaxed and inspiring atmosphere.
To apply, please send your resume and a short letter of interest and explain the following:
- Your academic and extra-curricular background
- Your international experience
- Your experience with event management
- Your language skills (English, Dutch, French)
Note that this internship requires a (near) perfect level of English (C1-C2).
Expat Club is looking for the following profile:
- You have an international mindset
- You like to meet with people, organise events and see more of Brussels, Belgium and surrounding countries.
- You are multilingual. English proficiency is essential, French and Dutch are great to have but less important. Other languages are always good.
- You are hospitable, service & result-oriented, and want to make sure our guests have a great time.
You are keen on getting to know and work on a small company and would like to apply what you have learned in theory and preferably have already worked in a company or organization.
The internship is unpaid, but you will have the chance to TRAVEL FOR FREE on most of our daytrips and even some weekend trips.
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