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  • January 26th, 2022
  • Category: Blog

Internship - Corporate & Consumer Communications


As the global communications agency in the business of moving people, BCW guides client partners to powerful, culturally relevant ideas, programs and messages that inspire their key stakeholders to think differently, feel deeply and act urgently.

BCW’s commitment to moving people starts with our employees. Here you’ll find ways to ignite your growth while doing meaningful work for exceptional clients in an environment that prioritizes your success, compels collaboration and celebrates learning. We’re committed to moving our people forward in their careers and helping them learn and grow as people and professionals.

We wholly believe that creating truly inclusive and innovative solutions is critical to our success, so Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (I.D.E.A.) are embedded into everything we do for our people, agency, clients and the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from talent across all dimensions of race/ethnicity and the LGBTQ+, differently abled and veteran communities.

And while there is no one kind of BCW person, everyone at BCW has something in common: A mindset, a way of responding to challenges with openness, curiosity and a commitment to learning. BCW will feed that drive by rewarding courageous tenacity and nurturing your dynamic career.

The Role:

We are looking for an intern to join our Corporate & Consumer Communications team in Brussels for a 6-month long paid internship starting as soon as the right candidate has been found.

You will be supporting the team with daily account management on the European, Belgian and Luxembourg market, carry out media, social media and stakeholder monitoring and develop content for clients and stakeholders. This is an opportunity to be fully part of client teams and gain first-hand experience of consulting, as well as have an impact in our Corporate & Consumer Communications team.


What you’ll do as you move with us:

Support the team with the daily account management of clients in multi-market European projects, as well as in Belgium and Luxembourg.
Support and execute all necessary tasks on client accounts under the supervision of the client leader or project manager
Carry out media and stakeholder monitoring, research and analysis of issues, developments and trends to ensure the client is alerted on relevant topics relevant to the clients
Manage the creation and update of media lists for client projects
Identify, manage and pitch media stories for our clients to media and stakeholders
Support in preparation of documents for clients including monitoring report, clippings report, event trackers, etc.
Write media materials in Dutch and be able to change texts in French and English with native speaker support: press releases, media pitches, media profiles, factsheets and customer stories
Attend and support the development of new business proposals coming in through research and participation in brainstorming sessions
Draft minutes for internal and external meetings or events
Gain understanding of the client’s business, challenges and opportunities

Experience that contributes to your success:

Excellent communications skills in Dutch - both spoken and written (C2-level as defined in the European Framework of Reference for Languages ), with a good understanding of French (B1 - B2)
Excellent communications skills in English (C1) - both spoken and written
Interest in the Belgian media and institutional landscape
Good at time management & prioritisation
Keen interest in digital and social campaigns and tools
Critical thinking with a desire and ability to learn within a fast-paced team environment
Strong IT skills
Proactive attitude
Practicalities – start date: as soon as the right candidate has been found.


More about BCW:

BCW is the global communications agency that moves people on behalf of clients. BCW partners with clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, healthcare, public affairs, purpose and technology sectors to set strategic direction for all communications and create powerful and unexpected ideas that earn attention. Through an “Earned-Plus” offer – earned media plus paid media, creative technology, data, AI and an expanding suite of innovative capabilities – BCW moves people with power and precision to move its clients forward. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), a creative transformation company. For more information, visit www.bcw-global.com.

BCW Mission:

Organizations and industries are evolving at a rapid pace while operating in increasingly complex, connected stakeholder ecosystems. To grow and thrive in this environment, our clients need to engage colleagues, consumers, customers and other key constituents who are more diverse, elusive and over-stimulated than ever before. They have to move people – all kinds of people – to think differently, feel deeply and act urgently.

We move people with power and precision to move our clients forward. Join us in #MovingPeople.

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