Intern - Communications

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  • Added Date: Thursday, 06 October 2022
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General information

Reference number IE-09.2022-240

Job details


Executive Office/ Communication Division

Term of contract

3 to 6 months

Group of grade


Closing date



The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), established in 1956, is a multilateral development bank with a unique social mandate. The CEB works to strengthen social cohesion and build thriving communities in Europe by financing projects that promote inclusive growth, support vulnerable groups and bolster environmental sustainability.

The Communication Division (EO-COM) of the Executive Office of the Council of Europe Development Bank (EO) promotes the CEBโ€™s reputation, achievements as a social development bank and contributes internally to the sense of belonging around institutional values.

The Division manages CEBโ€™s external communication tools, prepares and disseminates editorial content adapted to various target audiences and communication channels (website, social media, intranet), supports events and initiatives aimed at raising the CEBโ€™s visibility.

The Communication Division is looking for an intern to contribute to the visibility and promotion activities across platforms. S/he will report to the Communications Officer, under the broad oversight of the Head of Division, and work in close collaboration with colleagues in the Division.

Description (continued)

Main Responsibilities:

Contribute to building a database of media contacts.

Provide support in drafting content: news, web stories, publications.

Create messages and collateral for social media.

Participate in the marketing activities related to the CEB Award.

Contribute to the communication activities ahead of the Joint Meeting.

Help with organising livestreaming events, as needed.


Academic background:

Graduated within the past 24 months or currently enrolled in the final academic year at an institute of higher education (ideally at a Masterโ€™s level or equivalent).Studies in Journalism, Communication, Marketing.

Professional background and skills:

Good English writing skills.

Very good knowledge of social media.

Experience with media/press work.

Desirable: video editing skills.

Applicants to the CEB Internship Programme are not required to have professional work experience, but any experience relevant to the role would constitute an advantage.

Profile (continued)

Language skills: Excellent command of English, both oral and written. Working knowledge of French is desirable.

Core competencies:

AdaptabilityClient OrientationCommunicationInnovationResult OrientationTeam Work


Citizen of one of the Bankโ€™s member countries: Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Holy See, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tรผrkiye.

Job location

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Applicant criteria

Employment Conditions

Internship duration: The selected candidate will undertake an internship for the duration of 3 to 6 months, starting in February 2023. Some flexibility regarding the starting date could be considered to match the Internโ€™s schedule/requirements of their academic institution.

Internship allowance: lnterns at the CEB are paid 1 300 โ‚ฌ per month as a flat-rate indemnity to contribute towards living costs, public transportation and accommodation. Travel expenses or other costs are not met by the Bank.

Admission to an internship does not confer on the intern the status of a CEB staff member, nor does it confer any entitlement to subsequent appointment on a permanent or temporary basis.

Recruitment Conditions

The CEB welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of CEB member countries.

The CEB is committed to workplace gender equality and strives to ensure the recruitment of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, as well as their age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability.

In order to minimise bias, our selection processes include steps such as digitally recorded interviews, written tests and interactive interviews. Please note that initial steps in the selection process will typically be conducted online (remotely).

Applications from CEB member countries candidates should be made in English or French using the Bank's online application system at before midnight Paris time on 02/11/2022.

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