📷 Intern in B2B Digital Marketing for Space Exploration

content management
business development

Internship Opportunity in the Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration Programmes.

ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. We therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. Applications from women are encouraged.



Our team and mission

The E3P Programme Manager is responsible for the programmatic implementation of the European exploration policy and strategy established by the Directorate. He shall also support the Directorate and the Strategy & Coordination Group in developing the E3P Strategy. In addition, the E3P Programme Manager shall establish a sound and executable commercialisation strategy linked to LEO and Moon and develop the Directorate's innovation strategy.

The Innovation and Commercialisation Team leads the definition and coordinates the implementation of all cross-sectoral innovation initiatives as outlined in the E3P Innovation Plan. This includes working in close collaboration with the Luxemburg Space Agency (LSA) and the European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESRIC) to support the growth of the Space Resources field and expand the community and the number of actors. In particular engaging in studying and expanding the current Space Resources Value Chain and focusing on new technology that can provided added value to exploration mission and that can directly benefit terrestrial applications.

  • developing the New Space Economy using exploration infrastructure
  • defining associated activities with the aim to foster the development of ISRU related Value chains
  • developing and implementing the innovation plan and managing and growing the community within the directorate of Human and Robotic exploration with the aim to foster co-creation, cross-fertilization, and innovation from inside-out

For further information visit our web site: http://www.esa.int

Field(s) of activity for the internship

You can choose between the following topics:

  1. Topic 1: Digital marketing activities

Supporting the planning, preparation and implementation of digital marketing activities such as social media marketing and e-mail marketing.

  1. Topic 2: B2B Website continuous development and evolution

Supporting the continuous development and enhancement of the BSGN B2B Website through SEO, website analysis, and user feedback/consultations with the aim to improve and conceptualize new features and engagement mechanisms for a growing community.

  1. Topic 3: Development, preparation, and implementation of marketing campaigns

Supporting the development, preparation, and implementation of marketing campaigns in alignment with the marketing strategy and promotion plan, including the identification, curation, and sourcing of relevant content.

Behavioural competencies

Result Orientation
Operational Efficiency
Fostering Cooperation
Relationship Management
Continuous Improvement
Forward Thinking


You must have student status and be enrolled at university for the entire duration of the internship. You should preferably be in your final or second to last year of a university course at master’s level in a technical or scientific discipline.

Additional requirements

The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset.

Knowledge and background in digital marketing and communications, complemented with business development or engineering are an asset.

The topics listed in Section 2 above respectively require such educational knowledge as:

  • Understanding of marketing/sales and business development principles
  • Ability to produce high-quality written content in English language
  • Experience with content management and associated tools is considered a plus (e.g., WordPress)
  • Experience with design tools is considered a plus (e.g., Photoshop/Adobe/Figma)
  1. Topic 1
  • Ability to prepare and implement social media campaigns across different channels by curating and posting content as well as interacting with the community and analysing the impact/performance (focus on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube).
  • Ability to prepare and implement newsletters by curating content and optimising the structure and layout.
  1. Topic 2:
    Experience with web analytics and SEO tools as well as ability to analyse data with the aim to optimise UX, increase traffic and conversion rates (e.g., Google analytics/Matomo).

  2. Topic 3: 
    Experience in the planning of activities and ability to coordinate with a broad range of stakeholders.

Other information

For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework.

If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resources@esa.int.

Internships can take place remotely, on-site or partially on-site depending on the pandemic situation, and in line with the relevant Establishment’s policy (e.g. possible Green Pass requirement) applicable at the time of starting the internship.


Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Nationals from Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and Slovenia, as Associate Member States, or Canada as a Cooperating State, can apply as well as those from Bulgaria and Cyprus as European Cooperating States (ECS).

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Netherlands, Noordwijk
Posted 2 months ago
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