Work experience – communications


EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities, is offering a work experience placement communications & events as part of the communications team for a period of up to six months, starting on 1 March 2016.

The placement will cover the following tasks


  • assisting in marketing our call for awards 2016
  • assisting in the preparation of key events, in particular the Cooperation Platform
  • supporting our graphics work
  • assisting in our e-communications
  • maintaining our contact database
  • giving general support to the communications team




  • excellent English, other languages an advantage
  • good IT skills, experience with graphic programmes desirable
  • good organisational skills
  • flexible and inquisitive personality
  • team spirit


We offer

  •  insights into the daily work of a communications team
  •  international environment
  • opportunities to work with cities and European institutions
  • assistance with local public transport expenses
  • assistance with lunch expenses
  • a Belgian mobile phone number, with credit for calls and internet 
  • assistance with living expenses of up to €200 per month under the Belgian legislation


Please send your motivation letter and CV by 9:00, Monday 1 Febreuary 2016, to

Patricia de Wouters 
e-mail subject : Application WEP communications

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 10 February. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.