Programme Assistant

European Policy Centre
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
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  • Posted
    Sep 24

Position description

The EPC is looking for a programme assistant (equivalent to a paid internship), based in Brussels, to join its Sustainable Prosperity for Europe programme, for a period of six months (with the possibility of a maximum 6-month extension), starting as soon as possible.

The successful candidates should have a solid academic background, a good understanding of EU institutions, basic knowledge in some of the themes covered by the programme and interest to work in organising events related to:

  • digital agenda;
  • climate and energy policies;
  • environment and circular economy;
  • single market;
  • industrial competitiveness;
  • trade policy.

The main duties are:

  • Supporting the analysts in organising events (drafting event proposals, invitations and programmes, contacting speakers, assisting during the events).


  • University degree in a relevant subject;
  • Previous relevant work experience (internship would suffice) in organising events;
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
  • Strong interest in European affairs;
  • Good organisational and time management skills;
  • Self-disciplined, able to work both independently and in a multinational team;
  • Dynamic, flexible, reliable and attentive to details;
  • Fluency in English (oral and written); additional languages a plus.

Application instructions

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send by e-mail a short motivation letter together with a CV to Maral Bedrossian (Ms), [email protected]. Please mention SPEAST in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 30 September 2018.

 In view of the expected high number of applications, we will only be able to contact the candidates shortlisted for an interview. Thank you for your understanding and for your interest in this vacancy.

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