EU Projects Traineeship 2022

EBAN is the pan-European representative for early-stage investors gathering over 100 member organizations more than 50 countries today. Established in 1999 by a group of pioneer angel networks in Europe with the collaboration of the European Commission and EURADA, EBAN represents a sector estimated to invest 7.5 billion Euros a year and playing a vital role in Europe’s future, notably in the funding of SMEs. EBAN is a community of business angels and other early-stage investors across Europe. We work with our members to promote knowledge, best practice sharing, networking, syndication and cross border investing within the community. ​

EU Projects Trainee Position:

EBAN is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team as EU Project Trainee. The selected candidate will be assisting the EBAN team in executing several Horizon 2020 projects funded by the European Commission. Our projects focus on training and accelerating startups, on connecting startups with investors, and on developing educational content about early stage investing and technology. Kindly take a look at our ongoing projects here: https://www.eban.org/current-eu-projects/

The role requires a proactive individual with energy and focus, able to take ownership of his/her tasks and to multitask. The ideal trainee is passionate for innovation, entrepreneurship and early stage investment, enjoys interacting with multiple international actors both online and offline, has good organizational skills as well as oral and written communication skills. Design skills are considered a plus. The Trainee will assist the EBAN EU Project Managers in planning and delivering the activities expected from our European funded projects. These include but are not limited to:

  1. coordination with startups, investors and other actors involved in workshops, events, and other activities
  2. participation to consortium meetings and planning of tasks with project partners
  3.  project reporting
  4.  preparation of new EU Project tenders and proposals


Trainee profile:

Available as of October 2022 for a full-time role (i.e. 38 hours a week), exact start date to be discussed based on the candidate’s availability.

  • Excellent verbal and written command of English, knowledge of another European language an asset
  • Excellent organisational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to cope with tight deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with dynamic and diverse staff;
  • High level of resilience;
  • Team spirit and the ability to work independently.

EBAN offers

▪ Full time involvement in one of the fastest growing financial markets at international level

▪ Interesting and varied work

▪ Attendance and support to preparation of international events

▪ Traineeship Reimbursement

Practical elements:

The traineeship is a hybrid role based in Brussels; however, remote arrangements can be considered. ​The role is full-time (38 hours per week).

Start date: October 2022

Interested candidates can send a CV and a motivation letter to operations@eban.org

 

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview