ABBL and ALFI seek EU Affairs Trainee

ABBL and ALFI Traineeship  Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium 20 Jun 2018

Job Description

EU Affairs Trainee

Full time. Duration: 6 months, potentially renewable once.

About ABBL and ALFI

ABBL (Association des Banques et Banquiers Luxembourg) is the Luxembourg Bankers’ Association, the representative organization of a major European and international banking centre.

ALFI is the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, the leading European investment fund centre in assets under management.

Both are not-for-profit associations. They represent the interests of their members at national and international level. At EU level, they are permanently established by their joint ABBL & ALFI EU Representative Office in Brussels, which constantly interacts with standard setters and policy makers in the EU institutions.

Role of the EU Affairs Trainee

The EU Affairs Trainee is to support the team of the Brussels based EU Representative Office in matters related to the process of financial services legislation.

Tasks of the EU Affairs Trainee

  • Legislative monitoring;
  • Attend and report from meetings;
  • Research for the preparation of background notes and drafts;
  • Organizational support.

The successful candidate will

  • Hold a recent university degree (Master) in European Affairs and be familiar with the workings of the EU institutions;
  • Possess developed communication skills in particular in writing and drafting;
  • Have sharp analytical and proven organizational skills;
  • Demonstrate a good spoken and written command of both English and French. Other languages, in particular Luxembourgish and German, are considered an asset;
  • Prior post-study work experience is not essential, but a very first traineeship in European Affairs is considered an advantage.

Starting date: 27 August 2018.


Please send relevant applications with cover letter and CVs to by 22 July 2018 at the latest and mention “EU Affairs Trainee” in the subject. Only the successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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