Call for Part-Time Communication Officer – European Youth Press (EYP)

European-Youth-Press-EYPEuropean Youth Press (EYP), network of young media makers, is seeking a motivated part-time communication officer. This person will be hired on a part-time, freelance basis (42 hours/month), starting March 2016 and paid a monthly gross salary of 450 Euros. Preferable place of work will be Berlin.

In order to apply, you should have experience in media and be a student or a recent graduate in a relevant field of study to the announced position.


The communication officer will report to the Executive Board and work on a main communication strategy for the organisation, develop concepts for brochures and press releases and participate in the day-to-day work of the secretariat. One of his/her main tasks will be to implement communication actions for a current running project about youth policy.


  • Demonstrated experience of 2-3 years in the field of media and journalism and/or Public Relations
  • Experience in non-governmental organisations, preferably on a European level
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Experience in communication strategy development and implementation
  • Organised and able to fulfill his/her tasks independently
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • Knowledge of German language is an asset
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree.

What they offer:

  • Working experience in an international environment
  • A part-time position in Berlin on a freelance basis
  • The possibility to work independently and the opportunity to participate in some of European Youth Press’ events across Europe
  • The possibility to create an innovative and forward-looking social media and communication concept and strategy for the organisation
  • The possibility to be part of a vibrant network of young media makers

The candidate should show flexibility, personal commitment and motivation in supporting activities organised by the EYP. Further we wish for the candidate to be a team player and have experience in managing multicultural and multilingual teams. Previous acquaintance with the work of EYP is desirable. We offer an interesting and international working environment in a small, young and efficient team, with flexible and independent work.

Application that will be taken in account should include:

  • A motivation letter (max. 500 words).
  • A CV including two references (max two pages).

Please note that we will only consider applications written in English. Any questions about the position can be directed to

Applications should be sent to (Subject: Application Communication Officer) until March 20, 2016 at 23:59 CET. Applications submitted later will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview. All applicants will be notified about the selection results.

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