EU Job: Assistant in the field of Parliamentary Work

EU Job: Assistant in the field of Parliamentary Work

Deadline: January 13, 2015

The European Parliament (EP) is accepting applications from experienced, multi-talented, resilient and highly motivated individuals who can play a key role in the organisation of the European Parliament’s daily work. There are 30 positions for outstanding experienced assistants who are ready to face a bigger challenge.

As an assistant you will enjoy different challenges every day. You could be carrying out a range of implementation, support and logistical tasks. You will be based in Brussels. Work related travel – mainly to Strasbourg – may be required.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in parliamentary work ranging for example from preparing, formatting and checking official documents such as reports, opinions, amendments, sending them for translation.
  • Assisting in planning and organising Committee/Delegation meetings and public hearings as well as organising missions and other events outside the three places of work of the European Parliament.
  • Carrying out communication activities such as drafting texts for the general public as well as for internal use, newsletters, updating intranet and internet sites, production and finalising page layout for document publications.
  • Managing correspondence and mail by processing and sending standard internal letters and notes to internal and external recipients.
  • Ensuring the smooth daily running of a committee/delegation/unit secretariat by providing administrative support where needed (taking care of logistical arrangements, facilitating the information flow, etc.).

Salary

Indicative basic monthly starting salary: EUR 3,424 (based on a 40-hour working week).

Eligibility

  • Open to citizens of EU countries.
  • Relevant professional experience related to the job plays an important role in this selection procedure.
  • Where you have completed post-secondary education you should have at least 3 years’ professional experience. If you have only completed secondary education then you should have at least 6 years professional experience.
  • Have outstanding communication and organisational skills, and a good command of two official languages of the EU (your main language plus English, French or German).

Application Process

  • Create an EPSO account.
  • You will log into your EPSO account after launching your application by clicking on the “Apply now” button.
  • For guidance on how to create and use your account, see online application manual.

For more information, visit Job in the European Union.

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