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2 Communications Trainees

Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyCommunications

Job description

The European Forest Institute

is seeking

2 Communications Trainees

at EFI Bonn Office, Germany

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is an international organisation with 30 member countries and around 130 associate member organisations. EFI undertakes forest research and policy support at pan-European and global level, with headquarters located in Joensuu, Finland. EFI has its other main offices in Bonn, Barcelona and Rome. Further information about the organisation is available at

EFI is seeking two Trainees to support our communication activities related to the Resilience and the Governance Programmes which are both hosted at our office in Bonn.

Your tasks will include:

  • Work in collaboration with other colleagues on different communications activities
  • Assist in the planning of several events
  • Support the communications team with web content development and blog posts
  • Design and produce different printed and online materials
  • Contribute to our social media channels and community strategy

Traineeship conditions:

  • Duty station at EFI Bonn Office, Germany
  • Paid monthly traineeship allowance
  • Duration will be for a period of 12 months
  • Starting date: January 2024

For more information about the post, please contact Gesche Schifferdecker, Communications Manager:

Closing date for applications is: 30th November 2023 at 5 pm CET.

Job requirements

  • University degree in the field of communications, web development, graphic design, or environmental sciences
  • Practical experience with event management, website content and social media management
  • Ideally with training in graphic design
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Ability to work with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), WordPress or similar CMS
  • Desirable basic video editing skills