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Junior Project Officer Opportunity

We are currently looking for a highly motivated Junior Project Officer who will contribute to the success of ARC. Are you passionate about EU projects? Are you interested in producing, drafting, and submitting European projects? Do you have good knowledge about EU funding and EU programmes? Do you want to further explore the world of the relationships between territories and airports & aviation activities?

Get a unique work experience with Airport Regions Council, in a flexible, innovative and friendly environment being part of a dynamic team located in Brussels.

Who we are

Airport Regions Council (ARC) is the association of regional and local authorities across Europe with an international airport situated within or near their territories. ARC brings together a wide range of expertise at the interface of air transport and local and regional policies. A common concern is to balance the economic benefits generated by the airports with their environmental impact.

ARC works through the involvement of its members and through a Brussels-based Secretariat. The Secretariat focuses on the communication, application, and development of EU-funded projects and advocacy. The person is meant to work in Brussels, within the ARC Secretariat.

What will our junior project officer do?

He/she will support the development of EU projects (including associated communication and events) under the leadership of the Senior Project Manager. Tasks will include daily communication activities (social media and articles about the projects’ activities), monitoring of EU project calls, monitoring of EU policy, technical and financial reporting, proposal writing, budget preparation and planning, and liaising with project partners, third parties, and suppliers.

The ideal candidate

Professional qualifications:

  • Ability to write, proofread and edit texts applicable to reach multiple stakeholders

  • Excellent command of English, written and spoken. Any other language is a plus

  • Knowledge and/or experience in working with EU-funded projects (Interreg, Horizon 2020) as well as EU project and financial rules

  • Knowledge and/or experience in budget planning and preparation

  • Good knowledge of graphic design with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator).

  • Good knowledge of content management systems (e.g. WordPress) and digital media tools (e.g. Mailchimp).

  • Social media creativity and experience

  • Well-organised and autonomous individual.


The team is small, dedicated, and multinational. Our working language is English. We consider attitude as paramount to the good functioning of the organisation.

Rather than specific diplomas or specialisations, we are looking for someone who will fit in our team and with an interest to develop autonomous work. The chosen candidate should also be willing to provide and defend innovative and fresh ideas whilst still understanding and complying with the organisation constraints.

What we offer

  • Possibility to develop talent and gain experience;

  • An excellent working atmosphere;

  • Possibility to grow own network of professional contacts;

  • An office in the European Quarter of Brussels;

  • Occasional travel to project meetings throughout Europe;

  • Permanent contract (three months of test)

  • Part-time job (19 hours out of 38).

Economic conditions

Salary commensurate with skills and experience, together with attractive package including fringe benefits (meal vouchers, reimbursement of transport costs, group insurance).

To apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and motivation letter, together with their salary expectations, by e-mail to no later than July 7. Please use the following title in your e-mail subject: ARC Junior Project Officer Application 2023.

In principle, interviews will be conducted on August 29 and the ideal start date for the successful applicant is during the month of September 2023.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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