Trainee for Membership & Administration

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Expiration Date

31 Jan 2021

European Aluminium is looking for a new Trainee for Membership & Administration Support to join its team. 


  • The candidate should be recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in administration/office management, event management, communication, administration, European studies or any other relevant field.
  • Be fluent in both written and spoken English and good knowledge of at least one other EU language.
  • Willingness and ability to work on a range of different issues.
  • Good organisational skills and eye for detail.
  • Pro-active and responsive with ability to quickly understand tasks and situations.
  • Strong research skills. Knowledge of how to find information quickly and efficiently.
  • Have excellent command of Windows Office package.


  • General duties and day-to-day operations support and the general administration of European Aluminium.
  • Managing European Aluminium membership and external stakeholders’ databases.
  • Monitoring and mapping the industrial landscape.
  • Supporting organisational and administrative arrangements, as well as other activities related to European Aluminium’s strategic and operational manuals.
  • Support in organising internal and external meetings.
  • Preparing presentations and background notes.
  • Participating in internal and external meetings and draft minutes.
  • Providing social media support.

What we offer: 

  • A full-time paid internship with some extra benefits.
  • Excellent team spirit.
  • A young, dynamic, and professionally enriching international working environment.
  • Multiple opportunities for development and learning about Management, association and event management.
  • Opportunity to work for an industry committed to the EU sustainability and climate agenda. 
  • Starting date: March 2021.
  • Duration: 6 months, with possibility of extension.  

Application process

Interested candidates shall send their CV and cover letter by the 31st of January 2021 to Diana Coseano, Office Manager: Please specify in the subject line of your email your name and to which position you are applying “Trainee for Membership & Administration Support – [Your full name]”.  

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

European Aluminium ensures equal opportunities, treatment and access to all candidates regardless of their sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation

About European Aluminium  

European Aluminium, founded in 1981 and based in Brussels, is the voice of the aluminium industry in Europe. We actively engage with decision makers and the wider stakeholder community to promote the outstanding properties of aluminium, secure growth and optimise the contribution our metal can make to meeting Europe’s sustainability challenges. Through environmental and technical expertise, economic and statistical analysis, scientific research, education and sharing of best practices, public affairs and communication activities, European Aluminium promotes the use of aluminium as a material with permanent properties that is part of the solution to achieving sustainable goals, while maintaining and improving the image of the industry, of the material and of its applications among their stakeholders. Our 80+ members include primary aluminium producers; downstream manufacturers of extruded, rolled and cast aluminium; producers of recycled aluminium and national aluminium associations are representing more than 600 plants in 30 European countries. Aluminium products are used in a wide range of markets, including automotive, transport, high-tech engineering, building, construction and packaging. 


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