Project Officer

JEF-Europe - Young European Federalists
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 10

Position description

Young European Federalists - JEF Europe - is recruiting a Project Officer to work in the European Secretariat of the organisation in Brussels.

Main tasks:

  • Coordination of projects of JEF Europe, especially connected to the European elections 2024
  • Conceptualization and planning of projects (grants writing, content, budget, logistics)
  • Responsibility over events implementation: organization of international meetings and educational events
  • Follow-up and reporting of projects
  • Seeking out new relevant project funding opportunities
  • Coordination, dialogue and cooperation with project partners from a variety of sectors
  • Monitoring and management of project budgets and administration


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree is an asset but can be compensated with relevant working experience adequate for the position;
  • Excellent command of English (C1);
  • Experience in European project management from initiation to planning, implementation and reporting;
  • Experience with creating and monitoring project budgets;
  • Knowledge of funding schemes from the European Commission (e.g. Erasmus+), European Parliament, Council of Europe Youth Foundation
  • An activist mindset and strong commitment to social change and the values and vision of JEF Europe;
  • Being passionate about membership-based youth organisations and volunteering;
  • Relational comfort, approachable and sense of initiative;
  • Proactive and problem-solving mindset, with strong organisational and time management skills;
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn into new things quickly on the job;
  • Team player and comfortable in an international environment;
  • Organised and precise approach to work;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), collaborative tools (G Suite, Slack) and videoconferencing tools (Zoom, Google Meet).


  • Experience in long-term international projects and/or campaigns (min. 2 years) is an asset
  • Knowledge of JEF, its network, values, structure, mission, activities – being a member of JEF is an asset;
  • Previous experience in membership-based and/or youth organisations (volunteer experience included)


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