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Graphic Designer Intern

Location: Leuven & Brussels, BE

Start date: May 2024

Duration: Minimum 3 months (15 - 35 h/week), can be extended

Job type: Unpaid internship 

Who are we? 

Value Network is a non-profit organization run by young professionals which sets up hybrid networking events that form a perfect mix between work and play. We host innovative networking activities where you can learn and connect with interesting individuals in a relaxed and inspiring environment. 

Our vision: We believe that the world’s most complex problems can only be solved by working together. 🤝

Our mission: Bringing people together for the better. 🧑🤝🧑

Our core team: Consists of young potentials who contribute to our vision and mission in their own area of expertise. Each team member is active in one of the three departments: HR & Operations, Events & Community, and Marketing & Sales.

What is expected from you?

As an intern, you will join our Marketing department at Value Network in executing content creation for the company. You will strengthen our artistic elements and visuals to promote our brand and make it more appealing.

We value creativity, so your ideas will contribute to our growth. You will be given more responsibility as you progress, and once you are up to speed, you will be able to take on some of our projects and test your leadership skills.

We are looking for an intern to join the Marketing  team who can meet the following responsibilities:

Create digital content according to Value Network brand book:

  • Edit videos

  • Retouch and edit photos

  • Create illustrations and visuals

  • Create other marketing materials such as  posters, flyers, banners, programs for attendees, powerful templates for e-mailings and newsletters.

What are we looking for?

We are a group of motivated collaborators (but you can call us friends 😉)  and are looking for a passionate individual to strengthen our team. Ideally, you recognize yourself in the description below:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Graphic Design, Visual Design, or equivalent. For a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Marketing you have to present your portfolio of your graphic design projects.

  • You have experience in branding and visual identity as well as in video & photo editing.

  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator or alternatives)

  • Experience in creating digital media content (Canva, MailChimp, Eventbrite)

  • You have a strong attention to detail.

  • You are fluent in English.

  • You are flexible and thrive in a startup environment.

  • You are highly organized and have no problem respecting timelines.

  • You can work independently as well as in a team.

  • You have a can-do attitude towards challenges and love learning new skills.

  • You have a strong sense of ownership and a proactive mindset.

What awaits you?

  • An internship opportunity as a part of your academic curriculum and/or for your personal development. 🚀🌟

  • Reimbursement of all transportation and lunch costs for office days.

  • Platform to connect and network with young professionals. 👥

  • Free access and drinks/food at all our events. 🎉

  • Free internal workshops.

  • An intense & fun experience in an international, fast-paced and flexible start-up. 

  • An internship certificate & Letter of Recommendation (by request) upon successful completion.

And here's the fun part: We have a hybrid work structure with 2 in office days and 3 remote working days. To ensure that we maintain a tight-knit team, attendance in the Brussels office (on Wednesdays) and Leuven office (on Fridays) is mandatory. But don't worry, we guarantee that you will have a great time while you're here!

Sounds good? Click apply & send us your CV and motivation letter in English.

Note: We are currently accepting applications only from those that will be residing in Belgium during the internship period.

*At Value Network we celebrate diversity, that's why we're an equal opportunity organization. All applicants will be considered for a position without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,  nationality, etc. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind, we are committed to providing an environment of respect and safety.