Communications Internship Opportunity

IDF - International Diabetes Federation

Communications Internship Opportunity

(for a 6 months period)

IDF - International Diabetes Federation

Brussels, Belgium

Overview and Mission

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an alliance of over 240 national diabetes associations with two million members in more than 165 countries and territories. It is committed to raising the global awareness of diabetes, building the evidence of the impact of diabetes, and providing tools for people with diabetes and health professionals.

The IDF Intern Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain training and exposure to IDF’s work in the field of diabetes and non-communicable diseases. All intern posts are based at the Federation’s Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

IDF is looking for an intern for the Communications (starting in March 2019) department. You will find more information and a detailed job description for each department on our website: https://www.idf.org/who-we-are/jobs.html.

Information about the Communications Department and the tasks

The IDF Communications team is responsible for promoting the activities of the Federation and strengthening IDF's presence on the global stage through global awareness initiatives and campaigns such as World Diabetes Day.

The Communications team is currently seeking a highly motivated intern to support the development of IDF’s communication activities, and help manage IDF online platforms and social media channels.

The main responsibilities of the intern will include:

  • Support management of IDF’s social media pages (drafting and publishing posts) and provide input into social media strategy;
  • Support communications activities for the IDF Congress and World Diabetes Day campaign (production of materials, stakeholder outreach, event coordination);
  • Support IDF communications activities for other IDF projects and campaigns (developing and laying out visuals and reports);
  • Support content management of IDF online platforms (updates and postings);
  • Support media monitoring and outreach;
  • Support production and distribution of communications materials to key stakeholders;
  • Help manage external communications enquiries;
  • Provide further support as required to the Communications Manager and other IDF departments.

Required skills

  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English; native speaker is an asset;
  • Good working knowledge of French or Spanish;
  • Knowledge of graphic design software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).

Applicants must:

  • Be graduate or undergraduate students who require an internship for their course or a first internship experience;
  • Have EU nationality and/or right to work in Belgium without a work permit;
  • Have excellent verbal and written skills in English (other languages are an asset);
  • Have fast word-processing skills and good command of Microsoft Office;
  • Be proactive, flexible and a good communicator;
  • Have excellent organizational and team working skills.

How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to send a curriculum vitae and motivational letter by email to hr@idf.org, indicating as reference for which position (department) they apply.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

Share this Job

© EuroJobsites 2019

EuroJobsites is a UK registered company number: 4694396 VAT number: GB 880 9055 04

Registered address: EuroJobsites Ltd, Unit 8, Kingsmill Business Park, Kingston Upon Thames, London, KT1 3GZ, United Kingdom

Newsletter | Recruit | Advertise | Privacy | Contact Us

© EuroJobsites 2019

EuroJobsites is a UK registered company number: 4694396 VAT number: GB 880 9055 04

Registered address: EuroJobsites Ltd, Unit 8, Kingsmill Business Park, Kingston Upon Thames, London, KT1 3GZ, United Kingdom

This website uses cookies to make your experience better. Continued use of this website means you accept our cookie policy.  Accept Cookies