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) Project Officer 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, (digital) activism and sustainability. Additionally, the project officer will be working on general administrative tasks and will be responsible for searching for funding opportunities and grant applications.

Main tasks:

  • Implementation of the EYF Annual Work Plan Europe on Track 10;
  • Research on grant opportunities, conceptualising and planning of projects (grant writing, budget, logistics and content);
  • General project management (overview, communication, financial and narrative reporting, etc.);
  • 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);
  • Support the development of tools and resources;
  • Seeking new relevant funding opportunities, potential donors and corporate partnerships;
  • Support with general administrative work of the AEGEE head office.

Required qualifications:

  • Experience in European Project Management including conceptualisation, 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;
  • Financial management skills such as experience with creating and monitoring project budgets;
  • 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;
  • Willingness to travel internationally from time to time for the implementation of the projects.


  • 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 12-month fixed-term contract under Belgian law, starting as soon as possible with the possibility of extension;
  • Full-time, 38 hours/week;
  • Monthly gross salary of €2150.

Application procedure:

  • Send your CV along with a motivation letter or video to secretary@aegee.eu and write as subject “AEGEE Project Officer [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 in the week of 30th of October;
  • The selected candidate would ideally start working in mid-November/early December 2023;
  • For all questions, please contact secretary@aegee.eu

Deadline to apply: 22nd of October 2023 at 23:59 CET