EAEA is looking for a Communications Intern to the Helsinki Unit


EAEA's communication unit is placed in an organisation called Kansanvalistusseura, The Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation – KVS, which supports learning and builds a society of learners by offering expertise and services.

KVS, established in 1874, cooperates with a wide variety of adult education stakeholders in Finland and internationally. According to the strategy of the foundation for 2012–2016, KVS’ activities include communication and publishing, education, media literacy and international cooperation.

KVS' Media Team is in charge of the communication activities of the KVS and EAEA. In addition, the team manages publications of KVS: LLinE journal, Souli media and Aikuiskasvatus journal. The media team also participates in international projects of the KVS.

We are now looking for a


to our media team for 1 September to 31 December 2015 or as agreed.

You will mostly work with our international department consisting of LLinE online journal and the communications unit of EAEA. Your duties can, according to your own interests, include editing and writing content to web and social media channels, managing communications campaigns, marketing and project tasks as well as photo processing.

We are looking for an intern who is:

  • self-directed and enthusiastic;
  • interested in adult education and lifelong learning;
  • has a good command of written and oral English;
  • already has some experience in producing content to web and social media;
  • already has basic understanding of journalistic writing and communication.

Internship in KVS offers valuable practical experience on communication work. Our staff consists of 9 motivated professionals. Our office is situated in central Helsinki, Finland.

Please note that the internship is unpaid. We are not able to arrange accommodation or travels for interns. We require that you have a grant of some kind, for example through Erasmus+ programme. See list of National Agencies for further assistance on the website of European Commission.

More information from EAEA Communications Officer Aura Vuorenrinne by email: eaea-info@eaea.org, or by phone: +358-40-511 2475.

Send your cover letter and CV by email by 5 June 2015 to eaea-info@eaea.org.