If you have a background in communications, there are a variety of administrator (AD) and assistant (AST) roles across the EU institutions which could see you involved in press and media-related work, as well as working on websites and publications.
Communication assistants work in one or more sectors related to internal and external communication and information. Your work may include handling contacts with the press, the media and the public, drafting, revising and preparing various documents for publication, organising events, preparing information documents, publications, brochures, audiovisual products, managing communication activities through websites and social media, participating in the analysis and media impact of communication activities, liaising and coordinating with stakeholders (Publications Office, subcontractors, etc.)
You must have a good command of at least 2 EU languages and either post-secondary education in communication, media studies, journalism or public relations and a few years' appropriate professional experience depending on the competition, or secondary education and several years' professional experience depending on the competition.
See our Quick Guide to EU traineeships for further information on traineeships.