Trainee (Digitalisation and Innovation)

Job Experience

Job Location

Expiration Date

25 Jul 2019

The Trainee will support the global savings and retail banking association in their Digitalisation & Innovation area. WSBI-ESBG engages in fostering business exchange between members – savings and retail banks worldwide – as well as advocacy and public policy debates.

Job description

  • Monitoring, research and intelligence gathering on financial technology (business developments) and new policy-oriented discussions in the innovation field (e.g. cloud, cybersecurity, RegTech, blockchain,…)
  • Supporting the development of positions by gathering the views of ESBG/WSBI Members
  • Supporting the organisation of activities such as conferences, workshops, webinars etc.
  • Supporting communications (drafting presentations) and content development for publications, websites, social media channels
  • Compiling industry overviews on stakeholders, trends and international developments


  • Graduate of business, economics, political science or similar
  • Knowledge of and affinity for banking and innovation as well as interest and ideally some experience in public policy
  • Interdisciplinary thinking
  • Self-driven, pro-active yet teamwork friendly
  • Have a sense of self-initiative and high organisation
  • Affinity for both event organisation, content and position development as well as research
  • Interest in innovation, banking transformation, digitalisation and financial technology
  • Good knowledge of English is a must, other EU languages are an asset
  • Ability to quickly interchange between topics and tasks


The position will be Brussels based.

We Offer

An international environment and the opportunity to learn about the banking industry, innovation and transformation trends and to put your mark on transformation in the financial services sector. Room for self-initiative and development in the growing new topic area “Innovation & Digitalisation".

Candidates are invited to apply online with a detailed CV and covering letter. 

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