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COMMUNICATIONS TRAINEE (INTERNSHIP)
FEDORA - The European Circle of Philanthropists of Opera and Ballet (www.fedora-platform.com) is a non-profit organisation that supports creativity and innovation in opera and ballet. Through its funding programmes, the FEDORA Prizes Biennale and the Next Stage Grants, FEDORA provides both funding opportunities and capacity-building to its network of around 100 opera houses and dance companies all over Europe.
Internationally recognized as the largest opera and dance competition and European Platform for new work in opera and dance, FEDORA aims to guarantee the future of these art forms in Europe. Four prizes are awarded to promising teams who collaborate on the creation of new opera and dance co-productions, and on the involvement and education of new and young audiences. And the Next Stage grants are attributed to projects that drive innovation through sustainable, inclusive, and digital transformation on, behind, and beyond the stage.
We are looking for a new team member to join our young and international team as Communications Trainee. This position requires very strong organisational and communication skills.
The Trainee reports to the Communications Manager but will work closely with all team members to gain insights about the work in a cultural organisation.
The Communications Department at FEDORA handles the strategic development of FEDORA's on/offline communications:
Development/content creation of on- and offline communications
Community management on social media and influencer marketing, in particular, to boost visibility and fundraising campaigns and promotion of winning dance and opera creations
Content coordination for Press relations with partner agencies
Data tracking, database, and analysis to support strategic decision making and for senior management reporting
Research and benchmark best practices in communications to support strategic decision-making for senior management reporting and content/branding development
Coordination of filmed interviews and video content production
Coordination of on/offline materials and communications around strategic events
Coordination of on/offline communication activities related to online events
The Trainee reports to the Communications Manager but will work closely with all team members to gain insights about the work in a cultural organisation
The Trainee will learn about cultural philanthropy in the field of opera and dance while assisting the Communications Manager's work with strategic communications partners & agencies. Communications will revolve around the activity of FEDORA of its philanthropic community, its network of 100 opera houses, dance companies & festivals, and artists who led innovative opera and dance creations involved in the past editions of the FEDORA Prizes Competition.
Education & work experience
Master’s degree in any field, preferably communications, digital marketing, business administration, marketing management, cultural management or social sciences
Previous experience in communications, digital marketing and social media management is preferable
Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
Outstanding organisational, planning and time-management skills
Proactive and independent work style, with good team spirit
Attention to detail and rigour are important skills for the position
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere), Microsoft Office, and Google tools (Google drive suite, YouTube, Analytics, etc.)
English (fluent written and spoken)
French (fluent written and spoken)
Additional languages are an advantage
As of September 2022 (6 months)
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a letter of motivation and CV in English or French
10 September 2022
Internship minimum wage according to legislation in France + 50% public transport ticket + access to the company cafeteria
FEDORA, Palais Garnier, 8 rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France and remote working
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