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Job alert – we’re hiring a Partnership Assistant!

Do you want to work at the heart of the European Union? Are you looking for a first professional experience in a young, dynamic, and multicultural environment? Are you a team player with excellent communication and organisational skills? If so, it’s the right time to join our team at the European Business Summits (EBS), a renowned Brussels-based organisation that facilitates multi-stakeholder debates and networking.

About the European Business Summits

The European Business Summits (EBS) organises a series of unique events in Brussels and abroad, bringing together civil society, businesses, policy-makers and academia to debate the key issues facing Europe. With a diverse portfolio of events and topics such as digital, sustainability, finance, trade, defence, EU external and social affairs, the European Business Summits contributes to policy-making in Europe.

We are looking for a Partnership Assistant for a paid 6-month internship to assist the partnership team.

An internship at EBS is a great opportunity for learning and self-development for someone who has recently graduated and is eager to gain experience and a good understanding of working in a busy Brussels-based non-profit organisation.

About the position: main tasks

  • Pro-actively assisting in the process of finding new commercial partners for all EBS events
  • Generating leads through market research and attending events;
  • Assistance in organising and attending regular meetings with prospective partners;
  • Assistance in drafting sales proposals and contracts;
  • Reporting progress concerning speakers, topics and sessions to partners;
  • Coordinate various accounts, including creating and updating relevant documents and timelines;
  • Disseminating relevant information to relevant team members;
  • In preparation and during EBS events, ensure that contract requirements are met;
  • Writing a partnership report following each event;
  • Assist the team with other tasks as requested by the management.

What we are looking for

  • Good understanding of EU affairs and the EU political sector;
  • Educational background in business, management, marketing, European affairs, political science or similar (preferred);
  • Professional level of written and spoken English, French is an asset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with individuals at all levels;
  • Ability to work independently, to prioritise and manage tasks simultaneously, often under tight deadlines;
  • The exemplary sense of details while not losing focus of the overall scope;
  • Positive attitude and outlook with the ability to combine creative and administrative work efficiently.

To apply, please send your CV (max. 2 pages) and a short cover letter (max. 1 page) to Baiba Petrusevica, Partnership Manager at EBS (recruitment@ebsummit.eu) by Monday, 08 January 2024 with the email subject line: PARTNERSHIP ASSISTANT – JOB APPLICATION.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.