Sorry, applications for this job are no longer possible

  • Type of traineeship: Traineeship Opportunity in Innovation Hub, France - Traineeship in video and multimedia
  • Location: Brétigny-sur-Orge
  • Directorate/Service: EGSD/PCS/PPU - Programmes & Planning Unit
  • Publication date: 17/03/2023
  • Closing date: 15/04/2023

Your team

Within the The European Green Sky Directorate, the EUROCONTROL Innovation Hub (EIH) in Brétigny, France leads the Agency’s innovation activities, with particular focus on network operations, drones, Urban Air Mobility, aviation sustainability and the application of AI to aviation. It is also a major contributor to the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) research programme, and a leading European simulation centre with unique expertise and facilities enabling us to simulate and validate airspace redesigns and innovative concepts.

Communication officer at EIH works closely with the corporate communication team based at the Agency’s Brussels headquarters, to increase EIH’s visibility both internally and externally, using a multitude of channels and tactics (corporate website, social media, newsletters, events, videos, external conferences, etc.).

Your role


We believe in giving opportunities to young people who are seeking an on-the-job training experience that will enable them to acquire real-life work experience where they can apply and increase the knowledge acquired in the course of your studies.

The trainee will support the Communication Officer in the EUROCONTROL Innovation Hub in Brétigny, France meet their communication, video and multimedia needs through creating impactful and engaging video and other multimedia content to be used across diverse channels such as public website, social media, intranet, events and conferences. This is a great opportunity to work on interesting communications projects in an international environment.


Concretely, this is what you will be doing:

  • Take photos, film and edit videos, and create simple animations for website, social media and intranet covering EIH’s work; Bring new ideas for communicating EIH’s work to different audiences;
  • Assist in covering events taking place at EIH; interview participants and create short video reportages; Cover the internal and external visits to EIH;
  • Provide graphic design support in preparing PowerPoint presentations, flyers, illustrations, posters, infographics;
  • Assist the communication officer in maintaining the intranet section and project websites; assist in creation of the monthly newsletter;
  • Provide communication support for various internal initiatives; Provide ad-hoc support regarding logistics and administration;


From 4 to 6 months.

Your profile

  • Working towards a Bachelor or Master’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism or a related domain;
  • Experience with Adobe Suite (Premiere Pro, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects);
  • Solid track record of multimedia projects; Familiarity with latest trends in online communications including new tools and channels;
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and with strict deadlines; Solution oriented and creative
  • Experience with social media in business environment would be an asset
  • Knowledge of content management systems (CMS) such as WordPress would be an asset
  • The working languages of the Agency are English and French. For this particular job, good knowledge of English is required while basic knowledge of French would be an asset.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You are a national of one of the EUROCONTROLor ECAC Member States;
  • You are currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree, and you are about to graduate or have recently graduated. If you are a recent graduate, the traineeship should start within 12 months of obtaining your latest degree;
  • You must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of your traineeship;
  • You must be unemployed at the start date of your traineeship at EUROCONTROL;
  • The working languages of the Agency are English and French. For a traineeship, you must have an excellent command of English. A knowledge of French would be an asset.

Useful Information

  • Applications will be accepted from nationals of ECAC Member Statesonly.
  • This opportunity falls under the Traineeship Programme Regulations.
  • A flat-rate allowance of €900 per month as a contribution towards living expenses will be granted.
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses to take up appointment and leave may be covered by means of a lump sum.
  • EUROCONTROL is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and diversity.
  • Only the candidates who will be invited for an interview/test will be informed of the outcome of the selection.