EU Project Officer Intern

  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Sep 06

Position description

Are you familiar with the main EU Institutions, EU project management (ERASMUS+ programme) and sport, health and sustainability policies?

The position:

We have an extensive programme of developing our capacity in EU projects and we are looking for a committed graduate-level EU Project Officer to work in our Brussels office alongside the members of our Executive Team. A 6-month internship is foreseen with the possibility for conversion to a 12-month contract at a higher level of remuneration.

Some of the main areas of concern for EU projects and policy includes:

  • Support the team in the implementation and monitoring of EU co-funded project (administrative & financial monitoring, organising meetings & events, contact with partners, etc.);
  • Policy monitoring related to health-enhancing physical activity, active ageing, sustainability, anti-doping, etc.;
  • Participation in stakeholder and project meetings in Brussels, EU member states and partner countries;
  • Raising awareness of EU projects and initiatives through social media, workshops, conferences, and other tools;
  • Support the team in writing EU project applications.

What we will expect:

  • A relevant Master degree (e.g. European studies/EU project management/European Law/International affairs/Sport Management);
  • Good knowledge of EU Programmes (particularly Erasmus+ programme);
  • A fast learning about the European fitness and physical activity sector, and our existing strategy and workplan to appreciate and relate to our vision and principles;
  • An ability to articulate and communicate effectively;
  • Excellent information gathering skills;
  • Excellent English language communication skills (C1), and other languages are welcome;
  • Ability to write succinctly and accurately and to produce concise and effective briefings, having assimilated detailed and lengthy reports/consultation papers;
  • Good working knowledge of standard Microsoft 365 environment (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.).


  • Knowledge of EU policy related sport, skills and employment;
  • Working knowledge of the main EU Institutions and their functions.


  • You will need to be able to work in a small team, and to be self-disciplined;
  • To work with tight deadlines;
  • To have a “can do” attitude, to be flexible and a team player;
  • Probably have completed previous experience in another EU NGO or the EU institutions;
  • A personal interest in fitness, sport and physical activity.

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