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URBACT is looking for a communication intern

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25 June 2019
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Under the responsibility of the Communication & Capitalisation Officer, the intern will contribute to the implementation of the URBACT communication plan for 2018. More specifically s/he will contribute to the design and implementation of the design and digital strategies of the programme.

Main tasks


  • Actively take part in the design, planning and follow-up of the URBACT annual event (URBACT City Festival, due to take place September 2018) and Task Force meetings;
  • Manage relations with relevant service providers and follow-up on general production calendar;
  • Manage registration platform and participants queries;
  • Follow-up on the design and organisation of specific sessions during the Festival;
  • Assist in managing the digital content for City Festival website and other digital tools to be developed for the Festival;
  • Actively participate in the Festival and support the overall delivery of the event; 
  • Follow-up communication activities with participants and stakeholders after the event;


  • Contribute to the audit of the URBACT website and the update of the editorial strategy for the web;
  • Assist in managing the digital content for URBACT website and social media accounts;
  • Develop specific content for the web - short videos, gifs, images, infographics;
  • Editing and copywriting for the web - articles, blog posts, news, events info;

The intern might be called to contribute to other communication activities.


  • Interest in communication and events as well as in European affairs and/or urban issues
  • Experience in events planning/organisation is particularly welcome;
  • Excellent use of English, both written and spoken; Working knowledge of French is a plus;
  • Good use of Adobe pack (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign etc)
  • Good use of Microsoft pack (Word, Excel, Powerpoint);
  • Good interpersonal relations and ability to interact with different kinds of stakeholders (city representatives, high-level speakers, service providers, experts involved in the delivery);
  • Very good planning skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines, ability to work independently;
  • Very good writing and verbal skills;
  • Be curious and eager to be part of a dynamic and experienced team;
  • Be innovative and creative, have a good eye for details (publications, website, materials production);
  • Possibility to travel in Europe

More information about the position can be found HERE

How to apply

CV and cover letter (in English) to be sent exclusively by email to Thierry Picquart, Head of Unit Administration & Coordination: and Simina Lazar, Communication & Capitalisation officer:

Deadline: 4 February 2018