Cafebabel Brussels is recruiting its new Editorial Coordinator

Article published on Feb. 5, 2013
Article published on Feb. 5, 2013
Cafebabel Brussels is currently looking for its new EDITORIAL OFFICER (unpaid trainee position) from March onwards and for a period of 3 or 6 months. Preference will be given to candidates entitled to a grant (i.e. Leonardo or other). Do you happen to be a master in writing breath-taking articles?
Are you a student in Communication or Journalism, interested in everything Europe is and will be and in everything that’s happening in Europe? Then you may well be the one we are looking for!

Cafebabel Brussels office is part of cafebabel.com international – the first cross-border multilingual magazine online translated into 6 languages and based on participatory journalism. The Cafebabel Brussels team is the largest local team in the Babel family (30 local offices in 20 different countries) based on both volunteers and permanent staff.

This is a unique chance to work in a dynamic team with young professionals, who aim to provide a platform to European leaders to meet with young Europeans based in Brussels.

Cafebabel Brussels welcomes applications from different nationalities and is an equal opportunities provider.

Key responsibilities: under the guidance and in close cooperation with the executive board.

Set up the editorial calendar Coordinate the editorial pool of 200 volunteers Coordinate publications and translations Write and publish articles on weekly issues Follow the Belgian and European news Gather information about political, economical and social/cultural events and write articles about them

Knowledge and experience:

Strong interest in European issues and in the need of European media Excellent IT skills (web management skills, photoshop, MS Office) Administrative skills in an office environment Background in journalism or social sciences, or a current Communication/Journalism student

Linguistic skills:

Someone who speaks and writes fluently at least two of the following languages: French, Dutch, English

Personal skills:

Team player, reliable, with an eye for detail, not afraid to take initiative, resourceful Ability to work in a multicultural team as well as independently

Deadline for application and selection procedure:

15 February. Interviews with short-listed candidates will be conducted in the second half of February.

To apply: Qualified candidates should submit via email a cover letter and CV (in English or French) as well as information about their availability to

Nathalie Jusseaume bruxelles@cafebabel.com