European Alternatives Recruits for Transeuropa Festival

Deadline: 8th of July (for Festival Communication Officer and for Festival coordination assistant) and 15th of July (for Public Relations officer)
Open to: Candidates with experience in the related fields of work and fluency in English and/or other languages (French,Italian or German)
Remuneration: Remuneration offered is 7500 euros for 5 months for the Festival Communication Assistant and The Festival Coordinator Officer

Description

TRANSEUROPA Festival is the annual festival of arts, culture and politics taking place simultaneously in many European Cities every year. It is organised by volunteers all around Europe, supported by European Alternatives Team. This’ year the Festival will invite all participants to IMAGINE, DEMAND and ENACT an Alternative Europe. Learn more about the festival here.

TRANSEUROPA Festival 2013 offers three job positions:

  • Festival communication assistant, foreseen as full time position, based in Paris, from July until Mid-November
  • Festival coordination officer, foreseen as full time position, based in Paris preferably , from July until Mid-November
  • Festival Public Relations officer, part-time, free-lance, based in Europe, from September until Mid-November

Festival Coordination assistant 

You will be responsible for coordinating the EA Local Groups and coordinating the programme of TRANSEUROPA Festival. You will be required to have strong project management skills. The dates of the festival are 5th of October – 27th of October. A peak of workload is to be expected in this period. Employment is offered for 5 months from July 1st until November 30.
You will be working under the lead of the festival coordinator. You will be working closely with the communication officer, the part time communication officer based in Rome and at the time of the festival with a part time public relations responsible. You would be based in Paris (preferably) or Rome. This is foreseen as a full time position. Remuneration offered is 7500 euros for 5 months (freelance contract).

THE PERSON APPLYING should have similar experiences; should be initiative, flexible; should have the capacity to work with volunteers and people located in offices abroad. Fluency in English, good knowledge of other European language (notably French, Italian or German) will be an asset. The person should also have project management track record.

Festival Communication officer 

You will be responsible of defining and implementing the communication strategy around TRANSEUROPA Festival. You would be based in Paris (preferably) or Rome.
You will be working under the lead of the festival coordinator. You will be working closely with the part time communication officer based in Rome and at the time of the festival with a part time public relations responsible.
This is foreseen as a full time position, from July until End of November 2013. Remuneration offered is 7500 euros for 5 months (freelance contract).

THE PERSON APPLYING should have qualification and/or experience in communication. The person also should have some similar experience of cultural events, experience in working with other offices abroad; should be fluent in English and French. Italian would be a strong asset. Other European languages would also be an asset.

Public Relations Officer

You will be responsible for press relations about the festival around the festival period. You will be working closely with the festival coordinator and communication responsible.
Your role will be to present the festival to the press, notably in Brussels and countries such as France, Italy and Germany. You will work preferably as a freelance for the equivalent of two days a week between September and November 15.

THE PERSON APPLYING should have a good knowledge of European media and press, good knowledge of the press, availability on the phone and good communication skills. The applicant should also knows English, French and Italian. German would be an asset.

More detailed descriptions for all positions can be found at the official website.

How to Apply?

If you are interested, please send  your CV and a motivation letter at [email protected]  before the 8th of July for Festival Communication Officer and for Festival coordination assistant and before the 15th of July for Public Relations officer.

For more information please visit the official website.

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