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EU Public Policy Communications Intern

Our Public Affairs and Communications consultancy is looking for an intern to support our Communications Team in the creation and implementation of public affairs communications campaigns. The intern will assist in the development of various communications projects contributing to our clients’ strategic goals as well as support our consultancy’s internal communication.  

Are you ambitious and open to new, exciting opportunities to boost your career? Do you want to help bring complex policy issues to audiences in new and engaging ways? Then you’re the one we’re looking for!  

Political Intelligence has over 25 years of experience in the EU and Belgian market. Our success is built on our people as is shown by the longevity of our client relationships and their numerous successes over the years. 

The role will include working on several accounts and will give the intern the chance to develop various skills whilst learning about diverse sectors

What are we looking for?


  • You have an excellent level of English (a good knowledge of French/ Dutch is an asset) 
  • You hold a university level degree or have relevant experience in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Media studies or another related field 
  • You have strong writing skills and a passion for visual and audiovisual communication 
  • You have experience in managing professional social media accounts  
  • You’re able to show creativity, flexibility, autonomy, and proactivity 
  • You’re a team player with strong organisational and prioritisation skills 

An added plus

  • You have experience in an international or non-profit organisation or in a creative agency
  • You have a sound knowledge of the EU and policy-making processes
  • You have experience in audio/visual editing  
  • You have experience in monitoring the news and building out media lists 
  • You have experience in using Canva, Mailchimp, and WordPress 

What will be your main responsibilities?

  • Drafting content such as: newsletters, press releases, annual reports, social media content, pitches for media, and articles for websites
  • Assisting on visual design of content for social media and newsletters 
  • Supporting the organisation of events (press events, conferences, meetings, etc). 
  • Supporting on website updates and social media accounts (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube) 
  • Administrative support and database management (e.g. association members and media lists) 

What’s in it for you?

We are a team of young and dynamic consultants pulling each other up in a friendly and caring environment where there is room for showing initiative. We nurture your personality and value a “thinking outside the box” mindset. You’ll be a trusted team member and you’ll have the opportunity to directly interact with clients. You will get the chance to work independently and develop according to your own needs. You will never be “just an intern”, but an integral part of the team. 

Last but not least, we offer:

  • Allowance of 977,10€ per month for an internship period of 5 to 6 months
  • 145€ monthly indemnity for working from home
  • Full reimbursement of public transport
  • Meal vouchers
  • 1 day of vacation per month

Pleased to meet you!

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