The European Youth Press seeks 11 Young Journalists

Deadline: 9 August 2015
Open to: journalists aged between 18 and 30 from EU Member States and EU neighboring countries
Benefits: travel costs and lump sums for accommodation and meals in Brussels for the 2015 edition of the European Youth Media Days for the selected journalists

Description

The European Youth Press is looking for 11 young motivated journalists to become part of the team that will organise the 2015 edition of the European Youth Media Days, one of the biggest events for young media-makers in Europe. Team members will facilitate six media workshops and/or will assist participants and the organisers in external communication, guidance of participants, and logistical preparations during the three days.

European Youth Media Days 2015 (organised by the European Parliament in collaboration with the European Youth Press – Network of young media makers) will take place in the European Parliament in Brussels 20- 22 October, 2015.

Being part of the organising team, you will get a significant insight into the world of media and politics. You will also have the chance to build a wide network of contacts and gain project management skills. You will have the opportunity to interact with MEPs, professional journalists and experts and engage in intercultural exchange with the participants and the other members of the team.

Eligibility

This call is open to young journalists aged between 18 and 30 from EU Member States and EU neighboring countries who would fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • Background in journalism;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Team spirit;
  • Organisational skills;
  • Be motivated, proactive;
  • Very good knowledge of English;
  • Have worked with people from different cultural backgrounds is an asset;
  • Previous involvement in the European Youth Media Days or in other European Youth Press projects is an asset.

Benefits

For citizens or legal residents of the EU Members States

Team members’ travel costs will be reimbursed by the European Parliament 1-2 weeks after the event, upon submission of all necessary documents. The European Parliament will also pay a lump sum of up to EUR 540 in total to team members involved in the project to cover accommodation and meals in Brussels.

The lump sums will be paid at the same time with the travel reimbursement, 1 to 2 weeks after the event. European Youth Press will assist with finding the accommodation in Brussels.

Note: For participants living in Brussels no lump sum or travel cost will be paid.

For citizens or legal residents of EU neighboring countries

Team members’ travel costs will be reimbursed by the European Youth Press 2 weeks after the event, upon submission of all necessary documents. The European Youth Press will also pay up to EUR 250 in total to team members involved in the project to cover accommodation and meals in Brussels.

The lump sums will be paid at the same time with the travel reimbursement, 2 weeks after the event. European Youth Press will assist with finding the accommodation in Brussels.

How to apply?

Please apply by filling in the online application form. Highlight how you comply with the profile of team member that the EYP is looking for. Application deadline is 9 August 2015.

For any questions, please send an email with the subject “EYMD team questions” to [email protected].

For more information please visit the official website.

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