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Deadline for application (07/10/20) (23h59 CET)

The European Youth Forum is the voice of young people across Europe. We represent over 100 youth organisations, over 40 million young people directly and over 150 million young people indirectly.

The Youth Forum empowers young people to participate in society by representing and advocating their needs and interests and those of their organisations. In the current political and social climate young people can be powerful catalysts and provide solutions to Europe’s challenges.

The position

The European Youth Forum is looking for a Digital Designer to join the Communications & Events Department.


  • Design assets and creative solutions for a variety of uses (websites, email and newsletter templates, social media graphics, brand campaigns); ensure they meet brand guidelines and organizational objectives;
  • Conceptualize design/artwork for print and digital designs and improve existing designs;
  • Create digital images, GIFs, and textual animations;
  • Edit and produce videos and animations;
  • Produce layouts and designs for publications, reports, and print collateral;
  • Prepare briefs and concept notes for projects/campaigns and present design ideas to relevant stakeholders;
  • Perform media edits based on feedback;
  • Record, edit, and encode audio files;
  • Assist team with trend and market research;
  • Ensure consistency in designs across all organization's platforms.


  • At least two years' proven experience in a similar role;
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts is preferred;
  • Design experience with digital, print and motion design applications;
  • Requires in-depth experience using a variety of design tools:
    • Adobe InDesign;
    • Adobe Photoshop;
    • Adobe Illustrator;
    • Adobe Premiere/Final Cut Pro;
    • Adobe After Effects and other media editing software is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of HTML & CSS;
  • Artistic with a keen eye for aesthetics and visually appealing content;
  • Ability to clearly present design ideas and concepts for campaigns and projects;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Solid organizational and time management skills; ability to juggle priorities;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced multicultural environment and meet tight deadlines;
  • The drive to excel and succeed; self-motivated;
  • Experience working with WordPress and Drupal is a plus.


This is a permanent and full time (35 hours per week) position. The gross monthly salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement currently applied at the European Youth Forum) is between 2,754 and 2,922 EUR.

A relocation package, hospitalisation insurance and other benefits are available.

Travel expenses within the Brussels region are covered by the European Youth Forum.

Candidates to this position should be willing to travel and work flexible hours including if required occasional weekends. This position being based in Brussels candidates should be willing to relocate or live in the surrounding area.


To submit your application for this vacancy, please use the European Youth Forum online recruitment system:

How to apply with the online application system?

  1. Create a user account: click on "Registration" and fill in your personal details;
  2. Go to the "private area” and login with your username and password;
  3. Click on the vacancy and apply;
  4. Respond to our application questions and upload your CV.

Interviews for this vacancy will be held in October and the successful candidate will be expected to start 9 November 2020. This position is dependent on external funding. Recruitment process and contractual conditions will be subject to the Grant terms.

Due to the high number of applications usually received for European Youth Forum vacancies, only candidates short-listed for interviews will be contacted. All candidates are kindly requested to refrain from any phone inquiries.



All appointments should be made in a transparent way and comply with all relevant employment regulations. No job applicant or employee should receive less favorable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, gender, gender identity, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability or chronic illness.

Work permit

All applicants, whether EU or non-EU citizens, are considered equally. the Youth Forum welcomes all nationalities and will take any work permit request at its charge.


Any relevant volunteering experience is considered equal to any other professional experience.

Conflict of interest

All applicants should be informed and should inform the Youth Forum of any possible conflict of interest. Selected candidates should be aware that working and/or volunteering for a Member Organisation of the European Youth Forum, institutions, political parties or other representative civil society organisations at the European level might not be compatible with working at the Youth Forum.

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The Company

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About The Job

Brussels , Belgium
Contract type:
Full Time
2-5 Years

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