Project Assistant at the Association of European Border Regions

From the 01st of February 2019, the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) is looking for a Project Assistant to support the implementation of the b-solutions initiative, a project promoted by the European Commission and managed by AEBR. The aim of b-solutions is to explore obstacles to the realisation of cross-border cooperation practices and to find innovative solutions to them.


About the Association of European Border Regions:

The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) is a Europe-wide organisation representing border and cross-border regions with the aims to stage their interests towards national and international institutions and support exchange among border regions in the European Union and beyond. AEBR manages various projects to promote cross-border cooperation structures. AEBR’s official headquarters is in Gronau (Westphalia), the project office is based in Berlin.


About the job:

The position is to be filled from the 01st of February 2019 on a full-time basis (39 hours/week) and is based in AEBR’s project office in Berlin. The contract is 11-months-long and the salary is in accordance with the civil service collective agreement (TVöD) of the German system, being under category 8.

The Project Assistant will support AEBR with administrative, logistic and communication tasks during the successful implementation of EU projects in the field of cross-border cooperation. The assistant will mainly be involved in the project “b-solutions”, occasionally in the initiative “Interreg Volunteer Youth” (IVY).

In particular, the assistant will coordinate communication with beneficiaries of the project, promote the action amongst stakeholders, communicate the results of the initiative on various channels and help draft the report on solutions to obstacles of a legal and administrative nature with respect to cross-border cooperation practices.



You are a motivated and reliable person with a passion for EU policy making and a strong interest in the regional dimension of governance. Excellent command of oral and written English as well as German is required. Being well-organised and able to work independently, with strong multitasking skills, is your strength. You can complement a small, dynamic and international team. Previous experience in assisting the management of an international project (administrative and logistic support) is quite welcome. 



You will be working in a dynamic and international team. You will get valuable experience in EU project management, and gain greater fluency in our administrative and communication workflows.



If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, please send your CV and motivation letter (no more than 1 page) to Ms Anna Cinzia Dellagiacoma at


Deadline for applications: 16th of January 2019,  midnight


Interviews will take place on the 22nd and 23rd of January 2019 in AEBR Berlin’s office or on Skype


Start date: 01st of February 2019