Assistant in the European Parliament

Deadline: 13 January 2015
Open to: EU nationals
Salary: EUR 3,424


The European Parliament (EP) is looking for experienced, multi-talented, resilient and highly motivated assistants who can play a key role in the organisation of the European Parliament’s daily work.

As an assistant you will enjoy different challenges every day. You could be carrying out a range of implementation, support and logistical tasks such as:

  • 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.).


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.

To be able to take part in this rigorous and highly competitive selection procedure, you must be an EU citizen, 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).


You will be based in Brussels. Work related travel – mainly to Strasbourg – may be required. Indicative basic monthly starting salary: EUR 3,424 (based on a 40-hour working week).


Application deadline is 13 January 2015, 12.00 midday (Brussels time).

In order to apply for the job position you need to have an EPSO account.  You will log into your EPSO account after launching your application by clicking on the “Apply now” button:

All applicants to selection procedures will be given an equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.

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