Position: Communications Intern 

Location: Amsterdam
Closing Date: 8 July 2018
Duration: 4 to 5 months, 24/32 hours a week (FTE 0.6 / 0.8)
Start Date: ideally 1 September 2018
Organisation profile
ELIA - European League of Institutes of the Arts is a globally connected European network that provides a dynamic platform for professional exchange and development in higher arts education. With over 250 members in 47 countries, it represents some 300.000 students in all art disciplines. Its cross-disciplinary quality makes ELIA unique as a network. ELIA advocates for higher arts education by empowering and creating new opportunities for its members and facilitating the exchange of good practices. ELIA  collaborates with partner networks around the world.
Job Description
ELIA is looking for a motivated intern to strengthen the Communication and Membership Team at the ELIA Office. The ideal candidate has some experience or strong interest in communication in the cultural sector and interests in the field of arts education. The Communication Intern must be able to work independently; critical thinking, excellent organisational skills and attention to detail are a must.
The Communication Intern will assist the ELIA Team with:
  • international outreach to our members and potential members;
  • supporting the improvement and maintenance of the website and CRM system;
  • data collection and database maintenance; 
  • supporting, when necessary, with producing visuals for media campaigns
  • collecting, producing and sharing content for and with all ELIA’s communication channels (social media, website(s), partners’ sites, newsletter module)
  • Higher education qualification in Communication, Cultural Management or similar;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and (ideally) in Dutch, and/or another (European) language;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and liaise with different groups and cultures;
  • Computer literate and knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Experience with graphic design tools (Adobe Creative Suite) is a pre;
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, well-organised, efficient.
  • Experience with communications and marketing is a pre.
What ELIA offers:
  • A great professional opportunity in the creative sector filled with challenges and responsibility;
  • A worthy upgrade of your resume;
  • Fun colleagues and a workplace in Amsterdam in a creative and inspiring workspace;
  • A great international network in the arts, culture and education world.
Application Procedure:
Please apply in English by e-mail, enclosing a CV and motivation letter to Barbara Revelli, Head of Communications and Membership at info@elia-artschools.org by Sunday 8 July 2018.
Interviews will take place between 16 and 19 July 2018, either in person or on Skype.

You must have a valid work permit for the Netherlands (according to Dutch Labour Law). 
You will receive a small fee/reimbursement of costs up to a maximum of 375 Euros gross per month, based on 4 days (32 hours) a week, from which the internship provider will pay the social security premiums, wage tax and national insurance contributions that are due. 

ELIA strives to be an equal opportunities employer and to see that the make-up of its staff is diverse and representative of society. ELIA welcomes applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds. Please note that our building is not currently wheelchair-accessible.

NB: living in Amsterdam is very expensive and accommodation can be hard to find. Please consider this when applying from outside The Netherlands.

Visiting address:
A Lab
Overhoeksplein 2

Postal address:
ELIA - Lab 105
P.O. Box 3322
1001 AC - Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Phone nr. +31(0)20 330 1116
Email: info@elia-artschools.org

Office hours:
Monday - Friday from 09.00 - 17.30

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