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A Communications & Digital Media Internship position is now open at the EUROPARC Federation!

Hey communicators! We are looking for YOU!

Are you ready to get real-life experience at an international NGO? Do you want to work in a dynamic environment with loads of opportunities to provide inputs, get creative and explore new ways of communicating? Do you want to craft your communication skills in Europe’s leading Protected Area network? Then keep on reading…

The EUROPARC Federation is looking for an intern to join EUROPARC’s Communications and Capacity Building Unit. Every day, the team is hard at work to communicate about EUROPARC’s projects, events and initiatives, to achieve our vision of Sustainable Nature; Valued by People.

About us

The EUROPARC Federation is a membership based organisation. Our +400 members consist of Protected Areas, national governmental organisations, NGOs, supporting organisations and individual members.

Our goal? Support our members to be the best they can be to ensure positive outcomes for nature and people. Communicating with and for our members is at the very core of our work. That is why delivering excellent communications is a must! Through a range of communication outputs, we want to ensure we keep our members and the wider Protected Area community up to date with all things related to Protected Area management.

About you

Are you a creative thinker, self-starter and passionate writer? Do you know your way around design tools like Adobe and Canva? Do you speak English and preferably at least one other European language? Do you think you can make our Communications Team stronger with your inputs and ideas? Then this internship might just be the opportunity for you!

You will work directly with our Communications Manager in delivering high quality communications for our members and the wider EUROPARC network. In particular, you will be…

  • Supporting the Communications Manager with gathering content for our annual journal ‘Protected-Areas In-Sight’. This includes identifying and contacting authors, proofreading, and finding suitable images;
  • Taking an active role in creating and designing content for our social media channels, and taking the lead in identifying trends and topics of interest to our core audiences;
  • Learning all about WordPress so you can publish articles, review pages and keep the EUROPARC website up to date;
  • Providing support to the wider EUROPARC team in the organisation of events (on and offline). This will range from updating our website, creating promotional material, to thinking about interesting programme elements.
  • Support the Membership Liaison Officer and Communications Manager with the 2024 membership benefits campaign that is currently in development. This includes ‘admin focussed’ tasks like database hygiene, but also more creative thinking like the design of special communication outputs surrounding EUROPARC’s core work and programmes.
  • Given the opportunity to identify YOUR interests and what you’d like the internship to focus on.

Most of all, doing an internship at EUROPARC gives you the chance to be an essential team member, with colleagues coming from all over Europe. Be sure to bring fresh ideas and an open mind!

More details and info on how to apply can be taken from the job description here.

The internship will take place in our Headquarters in Regensburg, Germany. We are looking for someone that can support us 40 hours a week for 6 months, starting in June or at the earliest possible opportunity.

To be eligible, the internship needs to be a required part of your studies. Furthermore, we highly welcome students with ERASMUS+ funding, as this is an unpaid position.

Deadline to apply: 27.05.2024