Who are we?

AEGEE / European Students’ Forum is one of the biggest youth organisations in all Europe, present in over 160 cities in 40 countries. AEGEE empowers students and young people in Europe to take an active role in society. The organisation aims to create a space for dialogue and learning opportunities as well as acts as their representative towards decision-makers. 

Who are we looking for?

We are currently looking for a full-time (38 hours/week) Projects & Alumni Relations Assistant to work together with us in our head office in Brussels in the implementation of grant-based projects in the fields of active citizenship, civic education, intersectionality, (digital) activism and sustainability. Additionally, the Projects & Alumni Relations Assistant will be working on researching institutional and corporate funding opportunities. 

Main tasks:

  • Research on grant opportunities, assisting the board and the Project Officer with project drafting and implementation (grant writing, logistics and content);
  • Seeking new relevant funding opportunities, potential donors and corporate partnerships;
  • Communication and assisting in the fostering of the alumni relations and engagement with Les Anciens d’AEGEE. 
  • Assisting in the general project management (overview, communication, narrative reporting, etc.);
  • Assisting in the supervision and organisation of events such as international meetings, international conferences, etc. (logistics, content);
  • Organise and create dissemination events and activities in our network;
  • Communication and cooperation with partners and stakeholders (other NGOs, European institutions).

Essential qualifications and qualities:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Experience in European Project Management including grant writing, implementation and reporting;
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with the funding schemes from the European Commission (e.g. Erasmus+ programme), the European Parliament and the Council of Europe’s European Youth Foundation;
  • Excellent command of English (C1);
  • Intermediate office IT skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel), online collaborative tools (GSuite, Slack), and videoconference tools (Zoom, Google Meet);
  • Knowledge of youth policy in Europe;
  • Team player and comfortable working in an international environment;
  • Openness to work in a fast-paced and flexible international NGO environment;
  • Proactivity, ability to work independently and learning mindset;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are an asset.


  • Knowledge of French;
  • Experience with non-formal education;
  • Prior engagement in youth NGOs or other NGOs at national/European level is highly valued. 

What do we offer?

  • An international, young and friendly working atmosphere
  • A 6 month to one year contract contract under Belgian Law (CIP, paid internship);
  • Full-time, 38 hours/week;
  • Monthly salary of €1050 for the first six months.

Application procedure:

  • Send your CV along with a motivation letter or video to secretary@aegee.eu and write as subject “AEGEE Projects & Alumni Relations Trainee” [Your name & surname(s)]”.;
  • All applicants should have the right to live and work in Belgium;
  • Successful candidates will be invited for either face-to-face or online interviews between the 3rd and the 9th of July;
  • The selected candidate would ideally start working in mid-July or August;
  • For all questions, please contact secretary@aegee.eu 


Deadline to apply: 29th of June 2024 at 23:59 CEST