Event Assistant 2017-09-05T11:13:15+00:00

Vacancy: Event Assistant

Position Description

The event assistant supports the event director in planning, organising and promoting events for International Perspective. More specifically, you will support the organisation of the yearly Career Fair in International Affairs. The event assistant has to contribute to the entire cycle of event management, from conceptualisation to on-site logistics and post-event feedback. Additionally, they are free to brainstorm new events to organise.

You will have the opportunity to invite professionals in the field of international affairs to our events and meet with them. Additionally, we provide you with the chance to improve specific organisational and communication skills, while enhancing your teamwork capabilities. The event assistant will gain access to a set of professional tools. These include a personal IP e-mail address and access to the IP business card template. Promotion to the position of event director is possible at a later stage.


  • Organise and promote the Career Fair in International Affairs.

  • Brainstorm about new events to organise. Quality over quantity.

  • Work as part of a small team of event assistants and the event directors.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Experience as an event planner is a strong plus.

  • Good knowledge of the English language.

  • Insight in and good knowledge of international affairs is a strong plus.

  • Team spirit and professionalism.


Event assistants will have to become a member of the association of International Perspective. This membership ensures that you adhere to our internal regulations, although you will not be subject to any form of liability.

Please note that this vacancy for event assistant is for candidates currently living in Belgium.

Application Procedure

To apply for this position, send an e-mail with the heading ‘Event Assistant Application’ to . Application e-mails must be in English. This mail should contain:

  • Your full name and contact details.

  • A short letter of motivation, explaining why you would like to volunteer with us.

  • Your resume.*

* Upon application, we are available and willing to provide feedback on your resume!
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