Journalistiek voor een eerlijke en duurzame wereld

The Hague Academy for Local Governance is a foundation that develops and organises training programmes with the aim of strengthening (local) government worldwide. Our trainees are people who work for governments and civil society organisations in developing and transition countries as well as staff of international donor and development organisations. The Academy works closely with VNG International, the organisation for international cooperation of the Association of Dutch Municipalities.

Our training programs are partly funded by organisations such as the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union, UN organizations and the World Bank. In addition, there are open training courses for which participants pay for themselves or receive a scholarship from Nuffic. The Hague Academy also has a special training and internship programme for young, talented municipal officials from developing countries: Talent for Governance.

We are currently looking for a full time:


Tasks and responsibilities

As a communication officer you are responsible for:

– Content and development of the website and social media

– Editing and mailing of electronic newsletters and course announcements

– Maintenance of the customer relations database

– Coordination of the production of communication materials

– Maintenance and development of corporate style

– Development of fundraising campaigns for the Talent for Governance-programme


You are a dedicated communication professional with at least five years of experience in an international environment. You love writing and are good at it, both in English and Dutch. You have experience with web-editing and -design, social media and the production of communication materials.

Required competences 

– Planning and organising

– Initiative

– Customer oriented

– Attention to detail

– Cooperation

Do you see it as a challenge to contribute to good communication and promotion within an international, dynamic and motivated team? Then, please check

the hague academy for local governance

The Hague Academy for local governance