Call for JEF Europe Project Officer | Deadline: 24th November

JEF Europe –Young European Federalists 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

Essential qualifications and qualities:

    • 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)

Contract conditions and remuneration:

  • 12-month fixed-term contract under Belgian law, with the possibility of extension;
  • Full-time, 38 hours/week;
  • Monthly gross salary: €1900 with additional benefits (€50 for public transportation, €100€ of frais forfaitaires, private health insurance, food vouchers);
  • Work during weekends and/or evenings several times a year, with time off in lieu as compensation. The position requires travel in Europe several times during the year, and all travel-related expenses will be covered or reimbursed by JEF Europe.

Application procedure and agenda: 

  • Fill in this application form by November 24th 2022, 23:59 CET, uploading also a CV through the form.
  • All applicants should have the right to live and work in Belgium. 
  • Successful candidates will be invited for a face-to-face or online interview in the week of the 28th November.
  • The selected candidate would ideally start working in December 2022/early January 2023.

Contact information:

Judit Lantai

Secretary General

Young European Federalists

Rue d’Arlon 53, 1040 Brussels