Communications & Campaigns Assistant (intern)

Posted on 08 March 2023

The WWF European Policy Office is seeking a dynamic and motivated “Communications and Campaigns Assistant” (internship) to join our team and support both our Nature Restoration Law and the EU elections campaign. The Nature Restoration Law campaign aims to secure strong EU legislation for nature restoration, with a focus on halting and reversing the loss of biodiversity across Europe. Subsequently the EU elections campaign is aiming at putting nature high on the political agenda for the next 5 years. Location: WWF European Policy Office in Brussels, Belgium

Main responsibilities:

As the Communications and Campaigns Assistant, you will work closely with the EU Campaign Manager and other team members to deliver high-quality communications and outreach activities that support the objectives of the campaigns.
  • Assisting with the planning, development, and implementation of communication and outreach activities, including providing support with online and offline stunts, media trips, webinars, development & implementation of campaign tools, press conferences and public events;
  • Helping with the coordination of the WWF network (national WWF offices): organizing calls, meetings, webinars, workshops and follow up actions; 
  • Providing administrative support to the EU Campaign Manager and the wider campaign team, including coordinating meetings, taking minutes, maintaining project management tools, raising purchase requests, preparation of presentations, coordination of external suppliers for campaign tools and materials;
  • Supporting the development of communication materials (e.g. infographics, social media posts & content creation, gathering visuals, updating web pages, preparing briefings or policy papers) for different audiences.

What you need:

  • Proven strong organisational and project management skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively, able to work independently, and a keen eye for detail;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English. Additional languages are an asset;
  • Knowledge of social media management, basic graphic design tools such as Canva and basic website management is a plus;
  • Ideally some relevant work experience in communications, campaigns, or events management preferably in a non-profit or advocacy setting;
  • Proactive, creative and highly motivated, good at creating strong work relationships;
  • A passion for nature conservation and a commitment to the mission and values of WWF (Courage, Respect, Integrity, Collaboration).
Please consult the attached job description for more information on the position.

How to apply?

Please send a single PDF document to containing:
  • An up-to-date CV;
  • A covering email or letter of maximum 400 words setting out why you would be a good candidate for the role. 
  • Please also confirm that you have the legal right to work full time in Belgium and tell us when, if selected, you would be able to start.
This is a full-time and remunerated internship position under the Belgian ‘immersion professionnelle’ scheme, based in Brussels, Belgium. The successful candidate will be offered a six months’ contract, with the possibility of extension. The gross salary will be 1,200 EUR/month.
Applications deadline:  midnight Brussels time on 19 March 2023.
 The WWF European Policy Office is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.