16 December 2021


JOB OFFER: Project Assistant at the Association of European Border Regions


The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) is a Europe-wide organisation representing border and cross-border regions with the aim to promote cross-border cooperation practices.

AEBR has its headquarters in Gronau and a project office in Berlin, Germany.


About the job:

The job is full-time (39 hours/week) and based in AEBR’s project office in Berlin, from February 2022 (flexible start) to December 2024. The working language is English.

As a suitable candidate, you will assist in the implementation of the project “Interreg Volunteer Youth” (IVY), a project funded by the European Commission’ DG REGIO. Tasks include:

  • providing information to potential participants (volunteers and host organisations);

  • coordinating between host organisations and candidates and looking for participants;

  • preparing, administering and controlling necessary documents;

  • keeping track of the procedure;

  • executing communication tasks, especially posting on social media;

  • coordinating with the rest of team for communication, promotion and dissemination purposes.


The team is composed by three young people from different European countries.

The position grants a strong experience in EU project management and implementation, and vast knowledge in EU affairs, especially with focus on regional policy and European Territorial Cooperation.


The position is to be filled by Mid-February with a contract until December 2024. The salary is in accordance with the civil service collective agreement (TVöD) of the German system, corresponding to about 36,000 Euros gross yearly.


Needed competencies:

The person filling the vacancy is expected to have following competencies to best support the team:

  • communication in English and a second European language, at least C1 (cfr. reference);

  • organisation and accuracy, attention to detail;

  • teamwork and collaboration;

  • interest for or previous experience in assisting the management of an international project (administrative and logistic support);

  • autonomy.

Initiative and previous experience volunteering are strong assets.



If you are interested in the position and possess needed competencies, please send your CV and a motivation letter – both in English and no more than 1 page long each - to Cinzia Dellagiacoma at the following email address: ivy@aebr.eu.

Deadline for applications: Monday 17 January, midnight.

Interviews will take place in the following weeks in the project office or via Zoom.


We look forward to hearing from you,

AEBR’s team