Careers & Internships

Careers & Internships


Communication Project Officer 

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Communication Project Officer (m/f) to handle communication for some of our key projects.

In these projects, ELO is tasked with leading on communication, dissemination, and exploitation tasks, as well as other project-related tasks. This refers to taking the research that is being done by project partners from across the continent and communicating it to a wider group of both specific and general audiences. This includes mainly online forms of communication (website, social media, etc.) but also physical forms (distribution of leaflets, presentations, etc.), which involve combining the understanding of scientific research with communication skills (targeted writing, basic graphic design, etc.).

Job Purpose

The Communication Project Officer works as part of the project team(s), ensuring that the tasks of the projects are delivered to the highest standards.

Job Description

The position is based in Brussels and covers the following tasks:

  • Support the project team(s) in their respective tasks within their associated projects;
  • Ensure deliverables are submitted to the highest standards;
  • Manage internal and external expectations;
  • Secure a good relationship with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Secure a positive and professional image of ELO;


  • University degree in communication, EU policy, and/or relevant experience;
  • Native English speaker and equivalently good knowledge of at least a second EU language;
  • Interest in the EU environment, sustainability, and agricultural dynamics;
  • Flexibility, creativity, and taking initiative;
  • Experience in social media curation;
  • Experience using basic graphic design and editing tools;
  • Good organization, rigorous attention to detail;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Team player, commercially-oriented, self-starter, deadline-driven;
  • Outstanding writing skills;
  • Understanding of budgets and financials;
  • Knowledge of IPR and data management;
  • Knowledge of business plan development;

Depending on experience, the contract may start immediately or follow an internship period.

Contact Details

Find the job description here. Interested candidates should send their CV with a motivation letter by email to the HR manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  before 31 March, 2023.


The European Landowners’ Organization promotes quality internships in the fields of European affairs, policy and communication.

As an intern at the ELO, you will fulfill a wide variety of tasks according to your profile with the aim of getting an overview of the work carried out by a European organization. Sitting in the heart of the European neighborhood in Brussels, the ELO office provides you the perfect location to learn about the EU lobby panorama, with a focus on Agriculture and Environment. Working with an international and multilingual team, you will also be able to develop your language skills!

If you wish to apply for an internship, send your CV and motivation to work at the ELO to the attention of Anne Marchadier at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

To learn more about the internship experience, read the view of a former ELO intern here

Working for a sustainable European countryside is a challenge. ELO's team is contributing to meet that challenge.

Working for ELO can provide a very rewarding career. It can offer you great opportunities:

  • A fascinating and responsible job at the heart of the EU;
  • The opportunity to contribute to the creation of a competitive and truly sustainable «Economic Future of Europe»;
  • The great possibility of travelling and meeting the diversity of people and different approaches;
  • The opportunity to develop your personal and professional skills and accelerate your career;
  • The Chance to enjoy a people-friendly working environment and a team of colleagues from all over Europe;
  • The significant opportunities to become familiar with the EU policymaking.

If you feel that you have the right set of skills and would like to contribute to environmental sustainability, don't hesitate to apply. 



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