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Communications and Campaigns Assistant (Internship)

Save the Children

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Communications and Campaigns Assistant (Internship) in Brussels Save the Children International office.

Role Purpose:

Save the Children Europe is looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a Communications and Campaigns Assistant.

You will work closely with the Media and Campaigns Adviser and other team members, playing a vital part in supporting our media, communications, and campaigning efforts to ensure that the promotion and protection of children’s rights is a priority in the EU’s domestic and external policies, including the upcoming EU elections.

This is a great opportunity for a creative, digital-savvy graduate who is keen to gain hands-on experience in communications and influencing and further their knowledge of European institutions by working with a dynamic, international team at the heart of the Brussels EU district through a 6-month paid internship.


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability to communicate to people of different cultural backgrounds.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.
  • Organised, with an ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively while keeping high standards of quality.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • University degree in communications, journalism, PR, EU Affairs, political science or human rights.
  • Ideally some relevant work experience in communications, campaigns or media, preferably in a non-profit or advocacy setting.
  • Knowledge of social media management and graphic design / video editing tools.
  • A demonstrable interest in development issues and children’s rights.
  • Enthusiasm for new and emerging digital trends is an asset.
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s values and mission.

This role will be based in the Brussels, Belgium Save the Children International office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location for the duration of the contract. This is a paid 6 months (fixed-term) internship for which Save the Children International is able to offer a monthly fixed indemnity of EUR 1250 + EUR 149 benefits.

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The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

How to apply

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application. The link to apply as well as a full copy of the role profile can be found available for download at https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/5844?keyword=Communications+and+Campaigns+Assistant+%28Internship%29&mode=location

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Deadline: 12 Feb 2024

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