Work experience placement – communications & 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 communications & 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 communications director for a period of six to seven months, ideally from 1 September 2018 to 31 March 2019.


  • contribute to major pan-European events in the follow up of EUROCITIES Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens campaign
    • EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh: EUROCITIES annual conference events support and Young Ambassador programme
    • EUROCITIES 2nd mayors summit in Brussels March 2019
  • support our graphics work and digital communications
  • give general support to the communications team



  • interest in citizens’ engagement and youth policies
  • excellent English, other languages an advantage
  • good organisational skills
  • problem-solving approach
  • experience with graphic programmes (Adobe CS) desirable 

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 9.00 on Monday, 2 July, to
Patricia de Wouters 
Email subject : WEP Communications & events

Interviews will be held the week of 9 July. 

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.