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Internship – Communication and EU Public Affairs

  • SAA - Society of Audiovisual Authors
Brussels, Belgium
Internship/Traineeship
Published:
Application Deadline: June 30, 2024
  • SAA - Society of Audiovisual Authors
Brussels, Belgium
Internship/Traineeship
Published:
Application Deadline: June 30, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: e.liegeois@saa-authors.eu


The internship will give you the opportunity to actively contribute to and gain practical experience of the audiovisual landscape in Europe and the development of EU legislation and policies.

The Society of Audiovisual Authors is an association of European collective management organisations managing audiovisual authors' rights. Its members (34 organisations in 26 countries) administer rights for over 167,000 European film and television screenwriters and directors.

The internship will give you the opportunity to actively contribute to and gain practical experience of the audiovisual landscape in Europe and the development of legislation and policies at EU Commission, Parliament and Council level. Your main responsibilities will be to monitor copyright and media policies within the EU institutions, Member States and the audiovisual industry. You will also have the chance to be a part of our small and dedicated team, supporting with communications and event organisation.

MAIN TASKS:

  • Monitor European policy and industry developments in the SAA’s fields of activity (copyright and audiovisual policy) and actively follow the European institutions in these fields;

  • Support communication activities, monitoring and analysis of social media platforms (Instagram, X, Facebook and LinkedIn);

  • Following meetings, events and conferences (in person or online), take notes and carry out research tasks;

  • Support the SAA’s organisation of meetings; and

  • Assist the SAA team with day-to-day tasks (such as updating office databases, agendas and website).


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Masters students with experience or interest in the areas of work of the SAA: copyright, cultural audiovisual sector, culture and creative sectors and European policy;

  • Relevant fields of study such as political science, European studies, media and communications;

  • A sound knowledge of and interest in the European institutions; and

  • Excellent command of English with a proven ability to write in a clear, accessible and engaging way;

  • Experience of and interest in communications. Knowledge of social media management, graphic design platforms (such as Canva), video editing programmes and website content management systems is an advantage;

  • Dynamic, showing autonomy, initiative and responsiveness;

  • Focused, task-oriented and able to meet deadlines;

  • Sociable, able to adapt and work flexibly in a small team.


PRACTICAL DETAILS:

6 months, starting 1 September until February 2025. Gratification of €550/ month is offered to cover for expenses during the internship.

It is required to obtain an internship agreement with the University Position based in Brussels, Belgium. Limited home-working possible.

APPLICATION:

Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to Elise Liégeois e.liegeois@saa-authors.eu.

Deadline for application: 30 June 2024. Interviews will be conducted the following week(s).
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: e.liegeois@saa-authors.eu

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