ACR+ is currently recruiting a Communications Assistant

Volunteership duration: 6 months
Expected starting date: as soon as possible
Application deadline: 15 February 2019

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The volunteership will involve a range of activities that focus on providing support for communication tasks for ACR+ (including services to members, dissemination of European projects and promotion of the association) and for the EPR Club.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Preparing and sending ACR+ newsletters on a weekly basis;
  • Drafting, designing and sending mass mailings;
  • Web content management;
  • Elaborating and disseminating external communication tools;
  • Support to project managers for communications tasks of European-funded projects;
  • Assisting in event organisation.

 Additional tasks include:

  • Drafting press releases;
  • Translation tasks;
  • Proofreading tasks;
  • Database management;
  • Support in the preparation and follow-up of meetings;
  • General support in various administrative/office tasks.

The successful candidate will be part of the ACR+ Secretariat team in Brussels, reporting to the Secretary General and the Communications Manager.


  •  Education and experience:

Degree in Communication, Public Relations or Marketing is preferred;
Other degrees (EU law, economics or politics; environmental topics) and a basic knowledge/interest in communication;
Relevant experience in communication welcome.

  • Languages:

Perfectly fluent in English (native speaker or equivalent), good command of French, any other language an asset.

  • Computer skills:

Obligatory: Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).
Asset: Basic knowledge in graphic design and web management

  • Other skills:

Excellent drafting skills;
High interest in ACR+ themes and activities;
Good knowledge of social media;
Good communication skills (oral and written);
Organised working style, detail-oriented, pro-active attitude;
Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously.

Terms and Conditions

This is an unpaid volunteership under a voluntary contract and a full-time position starting as soon as possible at ACR+ Secretariat in Brussels. The duration will be six months with the opportunity of an extension in upgraded conditions.

A limited reimbursement of costs will be provided (300€ + public transport ticket within Brussels). The intern will be granted 5 days of holidays for the duration of the volunteership.


A selection procedure including a written test and an interview will be organised for the shortlisted candidates.


Please send a one page CV and a cover letter to Ms Marie Cardon at Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.
before 15 February 2019.


Due to the large number of applications we receive for each posting, we are unable to provide feedback on all applications. Only complete application will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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