Digital Communications Intern at International Crisis Group

Crisis Group is currently seeking an intern to assist its Digital team for a period of six months starting in February 2016. The volunteer will provide daily support to staff of the Digital team in the Brussels Headquarters, part of the larger Communications and Outreach department.
  • Update web content and post routine changes on Crisis Group's website and blog;
  • Support the production of multimedia content, such as videos podcasts, interactives;
  • Help in developing engaging graphics for website and social media;
  • Monitor developments in online media;
  • Edit, curate and build content for Crisis Group's internal intranet;
  • Provide general administrative support.
The internship would suit candidates with interests and experience in some combination (and preferably many) of the following; social media, web design, digital communications, international relations, conflict studies, journalism.
    • Undergraduate degree in journalism, communications, and/or international relations, politics, conflict studies, with a keen interest in both fields.
    • Good understanding of HTML/CSS;
    • Knowledge of Content Management Systems, i.e. Wordpress, Drupal;
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (primarily Photoshop, Premiere and Illustrator);
    • Passion for digital communication;
    • Team player in a busy office with willingness to speak up with fresh ideas and ability to retain focus in group settings;
    • Fluency in verbal and written English;
    • Possession of an EU passport, student visa, or other means of working in Belgium for six months without work permit sponsorship from Crisis Group.
    Application Procedure:
    If you wish to apply please send your CV and cover letter in English tointern.vacancies@crisisgroup.org clearly stating “Digital Communications Intern" before 20 February 2016. 
    to the large number of applications that we receive, we are unable to respond to each individual candidate. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
    Please note that our internships are unpaid, though a small stipend for lunch and transport is provided.