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URBACT Secretariat is looking for a Communications Intern

Edited on

09 February 2015

URBACT is looking for a Communications Intern to assist the URBACT Secretariat Communications team in organising numerous communication/dissemination activities planned for 2013 and providing them visibility.

We are looking for an individual with a high level of organization and a keen eye to detail with advanced English language skills who is passionate about communications and new technologies and would like to acquire project management skills, gain cross cultural awareness and learn how to work in a culturally diverse workplace.


  • Tacking part to the organisation of the URBACT Summer University and other communication and dissemination events;
  • Assisting in preparation of the content for website, blog and media articles, newsletters and other relevant communications materials;
  • Assisting in managing URBACT social media accounts;
  • Supporting other external and internal URBACT communication/dissemination initiatives.


  • Interest in communications as well as in European affairs and/or urban issues;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Working knowledge of French;
  • Very good planning skills, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines, ability to work independently
  • Paying attention to details;
  • Very good writing and verbal skills;
  • Interest in new technologies and understanding of how online and social media can contribute to the URBACT Programme;
  • Computer savvy (MS Office, graphic design and photo editing software is an advantage, etc.)
  • Innovative and creative.

Additional Information

  • Duration and starting date:
    Ideally 6 months starting 3rd June 2013 (shorter term possible).
  • Internship conditions:
    - Internship must take place within a training programme. An internship convention will be signed between URBACT, the school/University and the intern.
    - Internship allowance: 436,05 € per month + contribution to local transport and meal vouchers.
  • Workplace:
    URBACT Secretariat
    5, rue Pleyel
    93200 Saint-Denis
    (M° Carrefour Pleyel)

To applyCV + cover letter exclusively by email to: and
Deadline: 21st May 2013

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