Internships

Europa Nostra currently has openings for the following internships:
– Communications & Social Media Intern
– European Heritage Congress & Membership Intern
– European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards & the 7 Most Endangered programme Intern

Who we are

Covering 40 countries, Europa Nostra is the most representative heritage network in Europe. We campaign to save Europe’s endangered monuments, sites and landscapes, in particular through the 7 Most Endangered programme, run in partnership with the European Investment Bank Institute. We celebrate excellence through the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards. We also contribute to the formulation and implementation of European strategies and policies related to heritage, through a structured dialogue with European Institutions. Europa Nostra is among the main partners of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.

Headquarters of Europa Nostra in The Hague

An inspiring international working environment in a very well established mission-driven organisation with a large network of members and contacts in all parts of Europe and within a multicultural and multilingual staff team.
Monthly compensation of up to €300.

Communications & Social Media Intern

Location: The Hague
Contract: 6 months  15 January – 15 July 2019 (5 days / 37.5 hours per week)
The deadline for applications is 20 November.

Tasks
Some of the tasks will include:
– Updating the website and using social media channels
– Drafting and proofreading articles, news releases and reports
– Editing photos and preparing presentations
– Collecting press clippings and preparing press files

Profile
– BA or MA student
– English or French native speaker (strong preference) or fluent in English; good command of French or other European languages will be an asset
– Computer literacy (G Suite, Microsoft Word/Excel), basic understanding of WordPress, graphic design skills will be an asset
– Social Media skills (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, LinkedIN, Issuu)
– Accuracy and flexibility
– Ability to work in a team, but also fully independent


European Heritage Congress & Membership Intern

Location: The Hague
Contract: 5-6 months starting in February/March 2019 (5 days – 37,5 hours / week)
Application deadline: 10 December 2018

Each year Europa Nostra holds a major European Heritage Congress in a different city, bringing together its members, as well as a wide range of heritage stakeholders, decision-makers at all levels and citizens from across Europe. The Congress consists of a series of events with the highlight being the European Heritage Awards Ceremony. For the organisation of next year’s congress which will take place in June 2019 in Paris, France, Europa Nostra is looking for a trainee who will assist in the overall organisation and registration of congress delegates. In addition, the trainee will also provide assistance with membership administration.

Tasks:
1. European Heritage Congress:
– Assisting staff members in the organisation of the European Heritage Congress and European Heritage Awards Ceremony (Paris, June 2019)
– Registration of delegates and providing lists of participants
– Answering inquiries from members/delegates via e-mail and phone
– Communication: support in drafting the programme & practical information booklet, email updates and social media posts
– Providing assistance and reports to the financial department
– Evaluation of the Congress
– Attending staff meetings and take minutes if requested

2. Membership support
– Research and reach out to heritage-related organisations that are not yet members

Profile:
– BA or MA student (must be enrolled at University)
– Native (preferred) or fluent in French, fluent in English, other European languages will be an asset
– Computer literacy (MS Office, Excel, Internet)
– Basic understanding of database systems will be an asset
– Accuracy and precision
– Flexibility
– Ability to work in a team, but also fully independent
– Prepared to live in The Hague

What we offer:
– A work experience within a multicultural and multilingual staff team under the supervision of the office coordinator, the EU project officer and the membership officer
– An insight into all the activities of our organisation since the European Heritage Congress is the key annual event where everything comes together
– Travel and accommodation to attend the European Heritage Congress in Paris in June 2019


Awards Scheme & 7 Most Endangered programme Intern

Location: The Hague
Contract: 6 months 1 March 2019 – 31 August 2019 (5 days / 37.5 hours per week)
The deadline for applications is 1 December 2018.

Tasks
Some of the tasks will include:
– Supporting the administration of the Awards Scheme and the 7 Most Endangered programme
– Assisting staff members with the organisation of meetings, the Awards Ceremony and the European Heritage Congress
– Drafting, revising and translating texts
– Selecting photographs and updating visual documentation of projects and sites for communication and archiving

Profile
– BA or MA student
– English or French native speaker (strong preference) or fluent in English; good command of French or other European languages will be an asset
– Computer literacy (G Suite, Microsoft Word/Excel)
– Accuracy and flexibility
– Ability to work in a team, but also fully independent
– A demonstrable interest in the field of cultural heritage

Applications

Send your application, including a motivation letter and a full CV, to sm@europanostra.org, for the attention of Mrs. Silvie Barends Malinovská, Executive Assistant.

For additional information you may contact:

Silvie Barends Malinovská
Executive Assistant
sm@europanostra.org
+31 (0) 70 302 40 57