Journalist/Editorial Trainee

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30 Jun 2017

ICF Mostra is part of ICF, a global consulting, communication and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. ICF Mostra has the capacity, experience and know-how to design and run fully-integrated communication campaigns. At the same time, we can tailor individual services such as media relations, event organisation, audiovisual products, printed materials, websites and social media activities to specific needs as they arise.

We specialise in helping European institutions and other international organisations to raise awareness about their policies and actions and engage with a variety of audiences. With the support of our global partner network, we can offer solutions for communication needs, in any medium and in any language, across the world.

Journalist / Editorial Trainee

We are searching for an editorial trainee to join Horizon magazine, the official publication of the EU’s Directorate-General for Research, Science and Innovation. We offer a full-time remunerated traineeship based in Brussels of up to six months.

Horizon magazine covers cutting-edge science in areas such as robotics, personalised medicine and space, presenting it in a way that is relevant and interesting to non-specialist readers. Horizon also produces multimedia content such as data visualisation, interactive timelines and videos.

Specific profile

  • Native English speaker with experience in writing, editing or proofreading
  • Excellent attention to detail and a good sense of what makes engaging copy
  • Interest in writing about science
  • Applicants must have a flexible attitude and be able to work effectively either alone (with a clear briefing/guidelines) or as part of a team


  • Help with writing tasks, including some news articles
  • Assist in proofreading and photo sourcing
  • Help with administrative tasks on the Horizon newsdesk
  • Conduct research for video and article proposals
  • Encoding articles into the Horizon content management system

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