Join Our Team – Health Programme Assistant


Job alert – we’re hiring a Health Programme Assistant

Do you want to work at the heart of the European Union? Do you have a background in EU Health Policy?

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 Summit (EBS), a renowned Brussels-based organisation that facilitates multi-stakeholder debates and networking.


Internship / Health Programme Assistant

The European Business Summits (EBS) is a renowned Brussels-based organisation that facilitates networking and multi-stakeholder debates.

Our purpose is to achieve the greatest impact on policy-making processes by bringing together business leaders, policy makers, civil society experts and opinion-formers to stimulate diverse thinking on the most challenging global issues.

We are looking for a Programme Assistant for a paid 6-month internship (CIP) to assist the team with managing projects and communications and profiling our Health programme for maximum impact.

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 in communications and project management as well as a good understanding of working in a busy Brussels-based organisation.

Main tasks

  • Support with programme and proposal writing and editing (e.g. preparation of proposals/documents for new projects and extensions of ongoing projects; development of materials and presentations relevant to organisation of events and meetings; and simple administrative correspondence);
  • Actively assisting with the content of the task force, drafting program of the meeting, conclusions and takeaways;
  • Keep abreast of key EU-related policy developments and research speakers, themes and background information;
  • Assist and support the team with the delivery of summits (draft and follow up high-level invitations; attend meetings with external stakeholders and take minutes; help keep track of the overall organisation/logistics);
  • Produce and develop communication and marketing material including bite-sized content for our social media platforms and newsletters;
  • Maintain and update EBS communication channels including our websites;
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as data entry, updating directory of contacts and partners, scheduling conference calls, maintaining filing and records, and facilitating meetings as required.

Your profile

  • Relevant university degree (for example relating to political science, international studies);
  • Excellent command of English (C1 level), knowledge of French is desirable.
  • Good understanding of EU institutions and interest in European and global affairs;
  • Good research and analytical skills;
  • A proactive team player ready to take initiative;
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills;
  • Able to show flexibility, and work autonomously in a multicultural team;

What we offer

  • The opportunity to work in a young, dynamic, international and fast-paced environment and to combine a first full-time work experience with hands-on training.
  • Room for professional development and to acquire challenging and interesting responsibilities.
  • The opportunity to develop a high-level network by attending the Summits and all preparation meetings with key stakeholders.
  • A 6-month Brussels-based paid internship (CIP contract, competitive remuneration) with possible 6-month renewal and subsequent permanent contract CDI.

Who can apply?

  • This position is for people who have recently graduated and are eager to acquire a first work experience.
  • It is open to candidates in possession of a valid work permit in Belgium.

 How to apply?

  • The position is to start by late January 2024 and will be based in Brussels.
  • To apply, please send your CV and a 1-page cover letter to Alvaro De Lecea, Programme Officer at EBS ( by Monday, 08 January 2024 with the email subject HEALTH PROGRAMME ASSISTANT – JOB APPLICATION.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.