Internship: JMI Communications Assistant

Brussels, Belgium | Apply by 19 Feb 2020
  • Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) is the world’s largest youth-music organisation with members in 70 countries worldwide outreaching 6,000,000 young people through 40,000 musical activities.

    JMI offers a 3 month internship (with a possibility of 6) at their Head Office in Brussels, Belgium where interns will have the opportunity to work closely with the JMI team on communications, social media, marketing, graphic design and more.

    The candidate will have the chance to work hands on with several different aspects of cultural management in a stimulating, dynamic and innovative environment in the heart of Europe. By the end of the internship the candidate will have gained a firm understanding of cultural project management, marketing and communications, graphic design, as well as social media management. They will gain insight into the working of an international NGO and the political structures behind the organisation. Candidates will acquire concrete work experience that will build on their existing skills set, an asset for any future job application.

    Candidates must be dynamic, organised, hard working and most of all passionate and creative. You must be technological proficient with a love for digital communications, research and innovation.

    Required skills:

    • Excellent written and spoken English
    • Excellent technical skills : Internet, MS Office, Google Apps
    • Knowledge of managing social media
    • Basic graphic design skills (Adobe CS)
    • Self management skills and proactive attitude
    • Strong communications skills
    • Disciplined, organised and professional work attitude

    Additionally valued:

    • Knowledge of French or Spanish language
    • Previous experience in project management, social media management, graphic design, marketing or communications
    • Video and/or music editing skills

    Conditions:

    • Interns should preferably be supported by a program such as Erasmus+ or supported through your educational institute.
    • JMI provides meal vouchers as well as a transport stipend within Brussels.
    • Applicants must be able to start immediately.
    • This is a year-round call. Internships last from 3 - 6 months. Preferably apply at least 3 months before you wish to start your internship period.

    Candidates selected for interview will be contacted for an interview within two weeks if their candidature has been successful. If you do not hear from us by then please assume that your application was not selected.

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