WANTED: Trainee with global health & social media experience

acumen public affairs is an independent consultancy that combines the very best of big agency experience with hands-on senior support. The 12 person strong acumen team have an impressive track record in public affairs and strategic communications gained from working for corporations, governments, trade associations, NGOs and international institutions in Brussels, Geneva and beyond.

At acumen public affairs, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with some highly experienced professionals. We are a small agency, but we are growing, and we regularly look for the very best of young professionals to join the team as trainee consultants. We offer a six-month paid internship that could very well turn into a long-term contract.

Currently, Acumen has a vacancy for a traineeship with a focus on global health and social media. We invite candidates with the following skills and experience to apply:

  • Keen interest in the global health sector
  • Concrete experience in drafting website, blog and social media content
  • Perfect command of English; additional language skills an asset
  • Advanced research and writing skills and ability to quickly summarise issues
  • Experience in campaigning and/or preparing online engagement strategies and tracking performances 
  • Strong planning skills and ability to work in a team whilst carrying out own tasks independently and to agreed deadlines
  • Knowledge of the EU or UN institutions AND/OR a thorough knowledge of the media and communications/PR
  • Flexibility, enthusiasm, ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines
  • Availability of 6-months at least

Sounds like you? Please send your resume and cover letter for the attention of Maëlle Quintart at info@acumen-publicaffairs.com. We look forward to meeting you!

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