The office of MEP Pernille Weiss (EPP Group) is looking for an Intern to complete the office team in Brussels, starting as of November 2020 (or as soon as possible thereafter) for a duration of a minimum of 5 months.

The selected intern will have the opportunity to work with communication and politics at the office of a Member of the European Parliament. We are a hard-working team with many ambitions on behalf of the MEP and the group. Even though we are busy, we also prioritise team spirit and personal development. Under the supervision of the Head of Office, APA Anne Hauge, the intern will carry out the following tasks i.a.:

  • Developing, implementing, monitoring and analysing press/social media;
  • Press relations, predominantly with the Danish Press and networking with journalists;
  • Developing high-quality content for the MEP’s social and traditional media;
  • Researching on topics concerning the MEP’s Committees;
  • Assisting on policy work with the APAs and the MEP

Potential candidates will need to meet the following requirements:

  • University degree in the field of journalism, communication, political science, law, international relations or similar;
  • Completion of at least three years of full-time studies;
  • Understanding of and a strong interest in international politics;
  • Fundamental understanding of the European institutions;
  • Capacity for teamwork in a multinational environment;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and preferably also Danish;
  • Reliability and honesty;
  • Candidates with previous experience with drafting and editing communication or political material will be preferred

The incumbent will undertake an internship for the duration of a minimum of 5 months and will receive a monthly compensation of 1000 €. Additional benefits include a health insurance package.

How to apply:

Please apply via email, sending your CV, cover letter and relevant papers no later than 30th September at noon to pernillehagild.bendixen@europarl.europa.eu (we are hiring the right candidate as soon as possible; please do not hesitate to apply).

If you have any questions about the job, please do not hesitate to contact us via the before mentioned e-mail address.