Work experience placement – events - EUROCITIES Brussels office

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Patricia de Wouters
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EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities, is offering a work experience placement in events. We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative person, willing to learn, 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 senior communications coordinator for a period of up to six months, ideally from mid September 2019. EUROCITIES is an equal opportunity employer. At EUROCITIES we are committed to fair employment practices and encourage applications from people of all ethnicities, ages and genders, as well as those with disabilities. We strive to create a workforce which is as diverse as the cities we serve.



  • work with us to prepare our annual conference EUROCITIES 2019 Prague where we are experimenting with new formats such as a rolling plenary and f**kup afternoon sessions
  • willing to be on site for practical support during events
  • assist with registrations, invitations, shipments, stand duty etc
  • in general, be there to assist the events team




  • interest in delivering exciting events
  • excellent English, other languages an advantage
  • excellent organisational skills
  • problem-solving approach


We offer

  • insights into the daily work of our communications team
  • a dynamic, international and pleasant working environment
  • 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 9.00 on Monday, 2 September, to
Patricia de Wouters 
Email subject : WEP events

Interviews will be held the week of 9 September.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. CV and personal data of non-selected candidates are not shared with anyone outside EUROCITIES and will be deleted immediately after the recruitment process. For more information, read our privacy policy.