Work experience placement – communications & events


EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities, is offering a work experience placement in communications & events. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player, willing to learn, a creative person who wants to experience what it’s like to work with cities and EU institutions in an international communications team. You will be working under the supervision of the communications director for a period of six months, starting mid-September 2017.


assisting in preparing our annual conference
helping to roll out our campaign on #cities4Europe
working on the production and promotion of our podcasts
supporting our graphics work and digital communications
updating our contact database
giving general support to the communications team


excellent English, other languages an advantage
experience with graphic programmes (Adobe CS) and good IT skills
good organisational skills
problem-solving approach
team spirit

We offer

assistance with living expenses of up to €200 per month under Belgian legislation
reimbursement of local public transport expenses
assistance with lunch expenses
a Belgian mobile phone number, with credit for calls and internet 
up to €300 reimbursement for one trip home during the contract
Please send your motivation letter and CV by 09:00, Monday 21 August 2017, to
Patricia de Wouters 
Email subject : WEP Communications & events
Interviews will be held on 30 August. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.