Delegation of the European Union to Pakistan

Paid Traineeship for Young Graduate to Join the Press & Information Team of the EU Delegation to Peru

27/07/2018 - 19:00
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Are you a young graduate interested in international relations with a cutting edge interest in social media? | Are you curious to learn more about work in a diplomatic mission and how an EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Peru? | Are you available for 6 months from October 2018 onwards?


What do we offer?

A paid six-month traineeship under the direct supervision of the Press & Information Officer of the EU Delegation to Peru

Main tasks:

  • Follow-up on social media platforms (updates calendar and planning, design of posts, research of contents, adds);
  • Draft content for key messages, speeches, fact sheets, press releases,
  • Digital media reporting and others;
  • Develop specific contact databases;
  • Set up filing system for photos & videos;
  • Take part in seminars and events & report;
  • Assist in the organization of EU events (Europe Day, Film Festival, etc) or patronized by the EU;
  • Networking
  • Any other request from the Head of Section and the Head of Delegation;


  • Interest in Latin America;
  • Background in social media or public relations;
  • Knowledge in digital marketing;
  • Fluency in Spanish and excellent communication skills in English;
  • Creative writing skills;
  • Expertise in engaging and activating community groups;

Ability in informatics design will be considered an asset.

Are you sure to be eligible for a paid traineeship ?

  • Young graduate with at least a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Maximum one year of professional experience
  • EU citizen, Peruvian national or national from a pre-accession State
  • No professional experience including traineeship in any EU Institutions for more than six weeks

Before applying you are requested to examine the general eligibility criteria* for traineeships (Article 8 of the Decision ADMIN(2017)28 - Paid traineeship for young graduates.

How to apply?

Please send your detailed curriculum vitae and a motivation letter in English by 13 August 2018 at 12h00 (noon) (Peruvian Time) to the following email address


Please indicate as a reference in your motivation letter:

PAID PRESS & INFORMATION TRAINEESHIP as well as the time period you will be available to start the 6-month traineeship.


Applications from non-eligible candidates will not be considered.

After the evaluation of all applications, shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. They may be requested to take a written test which will be done by e-mai. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified by email.

In case the selected candidate is not able to present the required documents, his/her candidacy will be rejected.

Each selected trainee will receive a monthly grant to cover living expenses. However, costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation and visa must be borne by the trainee.

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