Projects and Communication Assistant

The European Health Management Association (EHMA) is a membership organisation that that aims to build the capacity and raise the quality of health management in Europe. We have 170 members across more than 30 countries in the WHO region and beyond, bringing together the research, policy, and management communities. Our members range from hospitals to universities, from ministries of health to primary care providers, from management education schools to consultancies.
EHMA is currently looking for an Intern who is both knowledgeable and interested in project management, communication and social research. The position offers an excellent and active learning experience for a minimum period of six months.
  • Provide assistance in social research, communication and project management tasks for EU funded projects;
  • Provide input to and assist in editing written material, including publications, reports and social media; outputs;
  • Provide assistance in the preparation of EHMA’s own dissemination activities.
Required skills and experience:
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and French. Knowledge of Dutch/Flemish is a strong asset.
  • Interest and experience in social research;
  • Understanding and experience of project management and EU Project Working;
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with web-based and social media communication platforms
  • Be comfortable working in a small team and using own initiative;
  • Multitasker who takes initiative and can work independently;
Additional skills and experience (not required but highly valuable):
  • Experience with publishing and image editing software and tools (e.g. MS Publisher)
  • Experience with Wordpress CMS.
The will be also involved in running of the EHMA office and is expected to help out with a variety of administrative and internal processes when necessary.
This internship will run for six months from end of March 2017 to September 2017 under Convention d'Immersion Professionnelle (CIP). Candidates must be eligible to work in Belgium.
If you feel as though you meet or exceed the requirements above, please submit your CV including a short Cover Letter by email to the EHMA Interim Director Usman Khan with "Application EHMA Intern" as subject. The deadline for applications is Sunday 26th March 2016 at 22.00 CET. Interviews will be held on 28th and 29th March. Only those candidates able to attend during these days will be considered.
We thank you for your interest in this position within EHMA and look forward to hearing from you.