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Marketing & Event Assistant – Internship

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02 Jun 2016

The European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) is recruiting a Marketing and Event assistant to support its communications department. Founded in 1990, AEBIOM is a non-profit, Brussels-based international organisation active at EU level. AEBIOM’s primary mission is to develop the market for sustainable bioenergy, and insure favourable business conditions for its members. AEBIOM holds a strong position in the bioenergy sector and brings together approximately 30 national bioenergy associations and 90 private-sector companies from all over Europe and beyond. More information on:


You will work within the AEBIOM’s communication team with much interactivity with all AEBIOM staff members to propose and design high-level events and related communication supporting materials. You will mainly be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Events:  Assisting the communication team in organising AEBIOM’s annual conference as well as other workshops and events taking place throughout the year at EU level. This will include the development of related communication material and of databases, the research and contact of relevant speakers, and the acquisition and follow up with potential sponsors.
  • Communication/Marketing support: Supporting and reinforcing AEBIOM online communications in its daily task (PR writing, social media and website management, mass mailings preparation, monitoring and reporting activities etc.), as well as dealing with other corporate and internal communication tasks (which could range from the design of graphics materials, to the editing of video content).

Competencies and skills

  • Degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field;
  • Previous experience in communications/events/public relations is desirable as well as knowledge or a personal interest for renewable energy;
  • Being a “digital native” able to handle databases, monitoring, social media and/or website management tools;
  • A good knowledge of Adobe Creative suite (Illustrator/Photoshop Premier and/or InDesign in particular) is mandatory; Do not hesitate to add to your CV some examples of works you have already done and that you can be proud of!
  • Good writing/editing skills (press releases, brochures, leaflets, other communications activities and marketing collaterals);
  • Team player, with a positive attitude, sociable and reliable;
  • As the position will include direct contacts with members, sponsors, EU officials, the ideal candidate should feel confident with oral expression.
  • Full professional proficiency in English is mandatory, knowledge of other languages – especially German and French – represents an additional asset.

What we offer

  • Full-time equivalent internship based in Brussels starting in June 2016.
  • A friendly, dynamic and international working environment in the hearth of Brussels
  • An educating and rewarding communication’s experience. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to have a global understanding of the various communication tasks performed within an intentional organisation such as AEBIOM.
  • 6 months fixed term contract under the Belgian law (Contrat d’Insertion Professionnelle).
    Salary: 700 EUR/month net.

If you are interested, please apply here before 03 June 2016. Interviews will be held in our office in Brussels. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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