We're hiring! Project Coordinator position open in the EYCA Brussels office

EYCA is looking for a Project Coordinator to join our office in Brussels, preferably starting in October 2018. The ideal candidate should have the following profile:

Work experience (3-5 years)

  • Relevant experience in the European youth sector: projects, policies or training areas;
  • Relevant experience in coordinating multi-stakeholder, large-scale European projects;
  • A good track record in coordinating projects funded via EU programmes and following the full cycle of project management: from developing the grant application to reporting;
  • A strong interest in youth civic engagement and public participation;
  • Experience in working with public institutions (from the local to the European level);
  • Experience in working with membership-based organisations;
  • Experience in communication campaigns is desirable;
  • Open to learning about databases, mobile applications and content management systems as used in European Youth Card operations.


  • English: Proficient (C1-C2)
  • Spanish: Proficient (C1-C2)
  • French: Intermediate (B1-B2)


  • Minimum BA Degree in social sciences or business administration;
  • A good understanding of the European institutional design.

Your role

  • Coordinating a large-scale, European project related to the upcoming EU elections in 2019:
    - Technical coordination among partners and implementation of the action plan;
    - Financial planning and management of documentation;
    - Communication with networks of young people;
    - Frequent travel related to project activities;
    - Any other aspects related to the implementation of activities.
  • Offer specific support to part of EYCA’s membership;
  • Technical and financial coordination of other EYCA projects, mainly related to European volunteering, and direct communication with beneficiaries;
  • Develop grant applications for EU calls (mainly in youth sector) related to youth mobility, civic participation and organisational development: grant writing and managing documentation.

What we offer

  • Friendly, multi-cultural working environment in our Brussels office;
  • 24.000 Euros annual remuneration under a consultancy / self-employment contact;
  • Reimbursement of monthly transportation costs in Brussels area (50 Euros/month) and lunch vouchers;
  • 20 days of annual paid leave;
  • The contract is for 1 year with the possibility of extension.

The Project Coordinator is expected to start in October.

How to apply

Candidates are invited to send an updated CV, a cover letter and the contact details of at least two references to hr@eyca.org by the 24th of September 2018. Please mention ‘Project coordinator _your last name’ in the subject line.

Due to the expected high number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the next steps.