Social media intern

Sarah LeachSarah Leach
  27 July 2022

***Applications Closed***

Do you like posting on social media and engaging with your audience? Are you interested in the latest social media platforms and happy to learn more on how to use these? Have you just finished your degree and want to come work in an international environment? Then we’re looking for you!

Join our team in Leiden and help us find creative ways of communicating science to a broad audience using current and emerging social/digital platforms. We’re offering a paid internship for 6 months at our Leiden headquarters, where you will have the possibility to hone your social media and digital storytelling skills and learn a thing or two about editing as well. At EJR-Quartz you’ll gain on-the-job experience as you work with an experienced team of digital content creators to produce engaging posts. As our social media intern, you’ll translate complex science and engineering topics into clear, precise, engaging and easily understood language tailored for audiences on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and more.

Interested? Apply now!

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A proactive and positive approach
  • A solution-oriented mindset
  • The ability to operate in a friendly, client-focused manner
  • An interest in the space programme and science as a whole

You’ll be:

  • Creating content for various social media platforms
  • Writing short-form social media captions 
  • Brainstorming ideas for social media posts
  • Curating and creating media collections from our clients’ photo and video archives
  • Formatting media for distribution on social media platforms
  • Researching and reporting assigned story topics

Does this sound like you? Tell us why you think you’re the right fit for this exciting role. Send your CV and cover letter to: or reach out via social media to @ejrquartz. Connect with us on Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

Contractual matters

You’ll be based on site at the EJR-Quartz Leiden office, in the Netherlands, and therefore you must have the right to work in the Netherlands. This will be a 6-month contract, with possibility of renewal.

Start date: 15 August 2022

Salary: 1800 EUR gross per month

Our company

EJR-Quartz is an international company specialised in science communication, particularly related to space. Our multinational team of digital content specialists is spread across five European countries, serving a number of clients, mainly in the aerospace sector.
Like every good company, EJR-Quartz is all about people. We are very proud of our employees and the fact that we have such a diverse team of highly dedicated staff. As an equal opportunity employer our team brings together a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills and we firmly believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
Learn more about our company and meet the team at: