Translation Trainee (FR/DE to EN)

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15 Jun 2018

EURACTIV is the media network for Europe. We speak your language, publishing online news free of charge and facilitating EU debates for policy professionals across Europe. With 2,4 million page views and 952,449 unique visitors per month, EURACTIV is a leader among online media specialised in EU policy. Together with its media partners, EURACTIV reaches over 1.7 million users across Europe and beyond, every month.

We are now looking for a:  

Translation Trainee (FR/ DE to EN) in Brussels 
(Starting Date: September 2018) 


  • English mother tongue obligatory
  • Background (degree) in translation (French/ German into English) and strong interest in politics or journalism, recent graduate
  • Brussels experience useful (traineeship at EU institution or similar)
  • Frequent user of internet services and familiarity with MS Office
  • Proactive, open-minded, flexible and team-player
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural and dynamic environment
  • Highly-motivated and able to face tight deadlines 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Translation of articles, headlines and abstracts from French/German into English
  • General office and administrative tasks

EURACTIV offers: 

  • Interesting tasks in a multicultural environment
  • 6 months renewable contract
  • Excellent opportunity to practice foreign language skills
  • Insight into EU politics
  • Insight into the work of an EU-based media
  • Experience with information technologies (website management, content management system, MS Office package etc.)


Please send relevant CV with a short cover letter to Anne-Françoise Massotte (HR Manager Brussels – Berlin – Paris - London) at by no later 15 June 2018.

Applications are welcome immediately.

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