Project Coordination Trainee

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29 July 2021

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FEDORA - The European Circle of Philanthropists of Opera and Ballet ( is a non profit organisation that wishes to make a significant contribution to the emergence of a new generation of artists and to the future of opera and ballet.

To this end, FEDORA raises through private and corporate sponsorship funds to support new creations that redefine opera and dance.

Through its Prizes Competition, FEDORA awards four Prizes, the FEDORA Opera Prize, the FEDORA - VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Prize for Ballet, which are given to co-productions led by teams of artists who are committed to the creation of an innovative opera or ballet, the FEDORA Prize for Education that encourages social integration and intercultural dialogue, and the FEDORA Digital Prize for digital innovation on and beyond the stage. This unique competition has been recognized as the “world’s largest competition for opera and ballet”.

Through its Platform co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, FEDORA showcases innovative new opera and ballet initiatives to reach out to new audiences and builds an ecosystem and new funding models for the performing arts.


We are looking for a new team member to join our young and international team as Project Coordination Trainee with the opportunity to navigate between two departments at FEDORA. This position requires very strong organisational and communication skills.

Project coordination (under the supervision of the Platform Coordinator)

  • Prepare call for applications for FEDORA’s grant programmes

    • Talent scouting and project sourcing

    • Application process development on the website

    • Assist in preparing the international jury panels

  • Assist in the preparation of the announcement of the shortlisted and nominated projects of the Prizes and Next Stage grant winners

  • B2B Capacity Building: Contribute to the coordination of university research projects

  • Assistance in market research in the areas of sustainability, equality and digital transformation in the cultural sector

Communications (under the supervision of the Communications Coordinator)

  • Development/content creation of FEDORA’s on- and offline communications (social medias, newsletters, press kits and releases, brochures)

  • Coordination of filmed interviews and video content

  • Coordination of on- and offline communication related to online events

  • Research and benchmark on best practices in communications

  • Community management on social media

  • Data tracking, database and analysis to support strategic decision making and for senior management reporting


Education & work experience

  • Final year of 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, social media and project management is preferable

Important skills

  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Outstanding organisational, planning, time-management skills and rigor with great attention to details

  • Proactive and independent work style, with a good team spirit

  • Working knowledge of Social Media, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop), Microsoft Office and Google tools (Google drive suite, YouTube, Analytics, etc.)

Language skills

  • English (fluent written and spoken)

  • French (fluent written and spoken)

  • Additional languages are an advantage


6 months as of October 2021 with “Convention de stage” between student, school and FEDORA

Combination of work at the FEDORA office based at the Palais Garnier in Paris and remote working


650 €/month + 50% public transport ticket + access to the company cafeteria


August 30th, 2021 on the FEDORA Platform

Interview rounds in September 2021

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Apply now to join our young and international team as the Project Coordination Trainee.

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