Paid Internship at European Cyclists Federation

Deadline: 25 November 2015
Open to: applicants experienced in updating  social media and websites with excellent written and spoken English
Remuneration: EUR 750 per month


The European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) is an umbrella federation for national cycling organisations (organisations which promote bike for urban mobility) throughout Europe. Its main goal is to promote cycling as a sustainable and healthy means of transportation and recreation. ECF is looking for 2 motivated interns to join its team in Brussels.

The chosen individuals will be part of the communication team and work on social media, contact management, writing for the web, data research, editing brochures, press relations, attending events etc. ETC foresees a 6 month paid and full time internship, to start asap and no later than January 2016.


All applicants should meet following essential requirements:

  • Experience in writing for the internet and social media;
  • Experience in editing and updating website;
  • Knowledge of event management;
  • Excellent written, spoken and presentational skills in English;
  • Managing multiple tasks.

Desirable requirements are as follows:

  • Experience in working in a communications role e.g. advocacy, PR, journalism;
  • Experience in writing resources and materials for advocacy, political activity, cycling media, voluntary groups etc.
  • Knowledge of contact database management;
  • Knowledge of EU institutions & decision making process;
  • English as a native language;
  • Other languages are an asset;
  • Computer literate (MS office, database, Drupal, internet tools, social media);
  • Strong networking skills (attending events, meetings etc.).


The internship is remunerated by monthly salary of EUR 750. ECF offers a friendly and international office in the heart of the European Brussels. There are a lot of opportunities to learn and to demonstrate creativity, management skills and to work on advocacy and cycling related issues.

How to apply?

The deadline for applications is 25 November 2015. To apply please send a CV and short cover letter in English to Diane Auchapt ([email protected]). Selected applicants will be interviewed during the week of 30 of November at their office in Brussels or via Skype.

For more information please visit the official website and read the official call.

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