Come and join the team! Call for a Communication Trainee

Inclusion Europe is looking for a motivated and committed individual to join its team in Brussels for 6 months.

Call for a Communications Trainee

Inclusion Europe is looking for a motivated and proactive individual to join its team in Brussels for 6 months. If you combine communications experience with an interest in disability and inclusion, you might be just the person for us.


The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

‚Äʬ† ¬† Experience or degree in journalism, communications, European affairs
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Excellent command of English, both spoken and written. Good command of French is desirable.
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Appropriate computer skills (Microsoft Office package)
‚Äʬ† ¬† Experience in graphic design¬†and movie editing programmes
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Familiarity with Content Management Systems (CMS), particularly¬†WordPress
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Knowledge of social media
‚Äʬ† ¬† A¬†valid work permit for Belgium at the time of application.


Main tasks

‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Producing and editing features for Inclusion Europe‚Äôs information tools (website, newsletter, specific publications)
‚Äʬ† ¬† Writing easy-to-read texts in collaboration with the easy-to-read editor
‚Äʬ† ¬† Writing and publishing articles and other content on our website
‚Äʬ† ¬† Design work (e.g. graphics to share on social media and the website)
‚Äʬ† ¬† Filming and editing short films using movie editing programmes
‚Äʬ† ¬† Collaborating in the preparation of Inclusion Europe’s events
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Assisting in the production of ‚ÄėEurope for Us‚Äô and other newsletters
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Participating in external meetings with different European institutions and organisations, and draft related reports and article



The contract will be governed by the Belgian law on ‚Äėprofessional immersion‚Äô and will provide the successful candidate with an income of 781 euros per month (before taxes), plus meal vouchers.

Deadlines and requirements

The start of the traineeship is flexible. The earliest start could be in November 2020, and it would last for 6 months.

Candidates apply by submitting:

  • a CV and or a LinkedIn profile link with all information;
  • portfolio of relevant documents, articles or graphics
  • a cover letter that answers three questions: Why do you want to work with us, what is your relevant experience and what do you want to learn in 6 months.

Send your application to¬†¬†by 15¬†November 2020¬†with the subject line¬†‚ÄúComms trainee 2020‚ÄĚ.

Due to a large number of expected applications, please note:

  • we will confirm the receipt of every full application (CV, cover letter, portfolio);
  • we will respond with an invitation only to selected candidates.
  • selected candidates will be invited for personal or online interviews.

Due to COVID-19 situation, the start of the traineeship is possible as remote work from any EU country.

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