23 November 2020


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 January 2021 (flexible start) to December 2021. 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;

  • 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.


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;

  • 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: Sunday 6 December, midnight.

Interviews will take place in the week of 14-18 December 2020 in the project office or via Zoom.


We look forward to hearing from you,

AEBR’s team