Internship opportunity: EBC Communications & Administrative Officer

The organization

The European Builders Confederation (EBC) is the voice of construction crafts and SMEs in Europe, a European trade association composed of 18 member associations, representing construction micro, small and medium-sized companies before the European Institutions. With the headquarter in Brussels, we are seeking a pro-active and motivated trainee for a period of 3-4 months at least. We offer a paid internship and an attractive working environment within a dynamic, international and young team. The position could lead to a short term contract until December 2018.

Your profile

The successful candidate will be a motivated, talented and flexible professional. He/she has strong communication and digital skills. He/she is fluent in English and French – both written and oral. Any other language (in particular Italian and Spanish) is an asset.

He/she is an excellent team player and can handle several projects at the same time. He/she is also capable of taking responsibility, showing ownership and going beyond his/her tasks. The person is familiar with the Brussels working environment and knows how to target relevant audience.

Your role

The person will be assisting the communication officer’s activities in EBC.

Reporting to the Secretary General, he/she will notably be assisting the office for the following tasks:

§  Supporting the EBC Secretariat on writing, editing and/or proofreading all communications material;

§  Ensuring and developing EBC’s visual identity, as well as producing or supervising the production of all graphic materials,

§  Supporting EBC’s online presence including the website and four social media

§  Organising or supporting the organisation of events, such as working breakfasts, annual congress, board meetings, seminars.

§  Supporting the Secretariat’s daily translations

§  Performing regular administrative tasks in support of the Secretariat’s daily work

§  When needed, representing EBC in external meetings


The internship is paid according to the Belgian contract “Convention d’immersion professionelle” and it would ideally take place from April to July. The position could lead to a short term contract until December 2018.

A CV (maximum 2 pages) and a Cover letter (maximum 1 page), addressed to EBC Secretary General, should be sent to quoting “EBC Stage” in the subject line.

We do not have an application deadline, the position will be closed down once we have found the right candidate.

You can find more information about EBC and its activities at