EMMA is looking for a Future Media Lab. intern for the AEMII project

Thursday, June 25, 2015


EMMA is offering a full-time unpaid internship at its offices in Brussels for 6months (there is a small allowance for accommodation and public transport). The call for applications is open until the right candidate has been found. We conduct interviews on a first-come / first-serve basis.Interviews will take place until the appropriate candidate has been selected. The ideal starting date for this position is as soon as possible.

The successful candidate for this internship will assist the Future Media Lab. team on a new media innovation accelerator, AEMII, which is currently in the process of being launched.


The internship offers the possibility for the intern to assist in the launch of a new media innovation accelerator, AEMII, which is being developed by the Future Media Lab. team alongside a variety of partners in the US and Europe. AEMII, or Accelerate European Media Innovation and Insight, is a collaborative effort to serve the needs of European media consumers and the journalists, producers, publishers, broadcasters and others that provide quality content to European audiences. AEMII will enable journalists and publishers to create, distribute and innovate world-class journalism and compelling engagement across Europe by harnessing the power of the digital transformation via a technology platform and data driven insight generator.


The selected candidate will work closely with the Future Media Lab. team and AEMII project manager:

  • To assist in the overall management/coordination of the project, i.e. arranging meetings/conference calls, engaging with stakeholders, etc.;
  • Research, analysis, and development of thought leadership that helps drive and validate their concepts
  • Examine the unique needs and concerns of the programme and develop relevant business reports
  • Provide data analysis for private and public funding including grants
  • Aggregate and integrate materials into simple communications (press releases, updates, marketing documents);
  • To help identify and reach out to potential partners and maintain relationships with existing partners.
  • Additional administrative duties as needed.


  • Knowledge Europe’s media sector.
  • Background in communications or marketing.
  • Experience with big data and related technologies.
  • Fluency in English and one other European language is required.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Self-motivated, well-organized and able to work efficiently.

EMMA internships are only open to candidates registered at a University/school/institute, as a contract must be signed between EMMA and the student’s home university. Please note that this is a compulsory condition; applications that do not match this criterion will not be short-listed.

How to apply:

Please send a CV and covering letter to Max von Abendroth, Executive Director of EMMA to the following email address: intern@magazinemedia.eu

Subject heading: Application AEMII intern + your name

DEADLINE: first-come/first-serve; interviews will take place until the appropriate candidate has been selected

Only candidates invited for interview will be contacted. Please note that if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks following the submission of your application, you should consider that your application has not been selected.

The European Magazine Media Association (EMMA) is a non-profit organization representing over 15,000 magazine publishers throughout Europe publishing over 50,000 titles in Europe, reaching on average 80% of European adults. 300 million Europeans read magazines on a regular, consistent basis. More information is available at www.magazinemedia.eu

The Future Media Lab. is a think tank hosted by EMMA that operate at the interface of media innovation and public policy at EU level. More information can be found at www.futuremedialab.info

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