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EU Affairs Assistant (Intern)


Deadline 30.09.2023 €977-€1,200/month (est.)

Euractiv is looking for an EU Affairs Assistant (Intern)

Job Category: Internship / Graduate

Job Experience: Not mentioned

Job Location: Brussels

Expiration Date: 30 Sep 2023


EURACTIV is an independent pan-European media network specializing in EU policies. Our primary goal is to ignite and facilitate policy debates among stakeholders, including government, business, and civil society. We provide comprehensive coverage of policy processes leading up to decisions, presenting the issues in a neutral manner without taking sides.

The EURACTIV Network offers localized EU policy news in 13 languages. Through collaboration with our media partners, we reach over 1.7 million users across Europe and beyond every month. With 2.5 million page views and over 1 million unique readers per month, EURACTIV is a leading online media platform specializing in EU policy. We strive to engage 80% of our readers in their own language.

We are currently looking for a EU Affairs Assistant (Premium) to contribute to the development of our subscription products. The perfect candidate for this role is responsible, can apply logic to multiple scenarios, and is a good communicator.

What are the benefits of working at EURACTIV? 

You will be working in a vibrant international media office, in a multicultural team, full of talented colleagues you can learn from. You will be in the middle of EU affairs, both physically (our office is in the EU quarter) and through your work. You will be able to bring your contribution to one of the most respected EU affairs media in Europe and bring our news, multimedia content and newsletters in front of the relevant stakeholders. This experience will give you a great career boost and your work will be valued.



  • Develop an understanding of our subscription products and associated business and IT processes/workflows

  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly data process tasks and create data reports using Google Suite

  • Update and maintain workflow documentation

  • Recommend changes to subscription products based on user feedback and data reports

  • Support implementation of marketing campaigns across digital channels

  • Contribute creative ideas to grow the quality and reach of our digital efforts and support the growth of our premium audience in Brussels and in Europe

Additional (focus on IT transitions)

  • Support all necessary integration and acceptance testing to ensure the smooth delivery of new software suite into operational use

  • Facilitate workshops with impacted teams to understand requirements/responsibilities for supporting and managing new IT services once operational


  • You enjoy working with data and taking data-driven decisions seems natural to you

  • You have some knowledge of EU institutions, policymaking and media.

  • You’re hard-working, a team-player, based in Brussels or willing to relocate.

  • You’re fluent in English (written and spoken) and at least one other European language.

  • Experience with Google Suite (specifically Google Sheets and Data Studio is a plus)

Desirable: experience with DMP’s, Subscription management softwares (Zephr, Piano) and CRM softwares (Salesforce)


  • Insights into the work of a Brussels-based media, specialised in EU affairs

  • A multicultural environment (international team of 100 people)

  • Wide-ranging tasks and insights into EU politics

  • 6 months to one year contract under Belgian law (CIP). Paid internship. First 6 months, salary of 977'5€. Second 6 months, salary of 1.200€.


Please submit a CV and cover letter detailing your background and interest in the position to the following email address:

Please mention in the subject line: EU Affairs Assistant (Premium)_First Last name.

Applications welcomed immediately!

Equality and diversity

We are committed both to promoting equality and diversity within the organization and to Equal Opportunities in recruitment. We believe in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment. All hiring decisions are made entirely on merit. We encourage everyone to apply, even if you do not fit all the criteria.

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