Call for a Project Assistant (paid internship) | CLOSED!

Call for JEF Europe Project Assistant (paid internship)
deadline: CLOSED

JEF Europe – Young European Federalists is recruiting a Project Assistant for the European Secretariat of the organisation in Brussels.

Project management tasks:

Time investment:
Working time of 38 hours per week. Work during weekends may occur whenever necessary with time off in lieu as compensation. Depending on the development of  the current COVID-19 situation and the ability to organise international events,  the position may require travels in Europe.

Type of contract and salary:

  • Internship contract under Belgian law (Convention d’immersion professionnelle – CIP) until the 1st of January 2022. The possibility to prolong the intership for 6 more months will be assessed in the end of the year.
  • 1.000€ net per month.
  • Monthly ticket for public transport in Brussels (50€).
  • Covering of travel and food expenses when travelling for JEF Europe.

Application procedure and agenda: 

  • Send your CV together with a cover letter to as soon as possible (deadline to apply is 24/09, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis).
  • Please use the subject line “Project Assistant 2021”.
  • Successful candidates will be invited for an online interview (or a physical one, if based in Brussels).
  • All applicants should have the right to live and work in Belgium. 
  • The selected candidate will start at the earliest convenient date possible.



  • Fluent in English, and very good command of at least another EU language.
  • Interest in developing experience in project management in a European NGO.
  • Interest in developing skills in organising long-term international projects and/or campaigns will be considered an asset.
  • Experience in working with digital education tools and in online activism will be considered an asset.

Professional and technical skills:

  • Knowledge of the Erasmus+ programme and other similar funding programmes is an asset.
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and collaborative work tools (Google Suite, Slack, etc.).
  • Knowledge of graphic design tools such as Canva.

Personal and professional qualities:

  • Very good organisational and time-management skills.
  • You are capable of taking initiative and finding solutions to challenges.
  • You can work in a team as well as on your own and you are a fast-learner.
  • You feel comfortable in an international and multicultural environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Highly valued

  • Knowledge and understanding of JEF Europe’s vision, mission, values and projects.
  • Experience of volunteering or working in youth NGOs.