Call for Communication Volunteer

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European Youth Press (EYP) is looking for a highly motivated Communication Volunteer to support our external communication team.


The selected candidate will work remotely for a period of (at least) three months — starting at the beginning of October, 2017 — for approximately 15 hours a week.


With guidance from our Communication Officer, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing our growing network of young European media makers’ communication strategy
  • Daily social media posts and updates
  • Editing blog posts and texts for our website and newsletter
  • Producing video content
  • Outlining and implementing EYP’s new SEO strategy
  • PR and various other communication tasks


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for journalism, press freedom, youth work and/or non-governmental organisations
  • Experience with digital and social media
  • A high degree of independence and flexibility
  • The ability to be online and responsive about 2-3 weekdays every week
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, WordPress, and video editing


What we offer:

  • The opportunity to enhance your portfolio by working with a European journalism NGO – with member organisations in 25 countries
  • Space for creativity, your input, ideas and ways to implement them
  • A strong influence in developing our full external communication strategy
  • The opportunity to expand your social media and communications skills
  • An independent working experience in a young, international environment
  • The chance to become part of a vibrant network of young media makers and attend various events around Europe, dedicated to them


To apply, please send your CV and a Letter of Motivation (max. 1 page, in English) to ‘Volunteer: Communications’ in the subject line.


Deadline for applications: 20. September 2017