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Euractiv is an independent pan-European media network specializing in EU policies. Our primary goal is to ignite and facilitate policy debates among stakeholders, including government, business, and civil society. We provide comprehensive coverage of policy processes leading up to decisions, presenting the issues in a neutral manner without taking sides.

The Euractiv Network offers localized EU policy news in 13 languages. Through collaboration with our media partners, we reach over 1.7 million users across Europe and beyond every month. With 2.5 million page views and over 1 million unique readers per month, Euractiv is a leading online media platform specializing in EU policy. We strive to engage 80% of our readers in their own language.



As a Senior PHP/WordPress developer, you will be responsible for setting up the backend and/or frontend of new projects and overseeing the entire project lifecycle. Additionally, you will handle the maintenance of these projects, including performing updates, designing new pages, and adding new blocks as required to align with Euractiv's vision of bridging the European capitals. This role reports directly to the CEO and collaborates with teams in Brussels, Paris, and Berlin. You can expect a high degree of creativity and variety in your work, as well as close cooperation with diverse teams and weekly strategic meetings with the CEO.

What you bring as a Senior PHP/WordPress developer:

  • Design new applications and enhance existing ones
  • Provide advice to business teams on ICT constraints and opportunities
  • Track project progress and communicate status and ongoing tasks
  • Proactively identify further needs and innovative solutions
  • Document work performed and coordinate with teams
  • Upgrade Euractiv WordPress websites and mini-sites using Symfony




  • Post-secondary education in ICT
  • Experience with PHP and WordPress development
  • Fluent proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Proactive, open-minded, and a team player
  • Ability to work independently without requiring micromanagement
  • Eligibility to work in the EU



  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and Symfony
  • Demonstrates flexibility and good judgement in prioritization
  • Working knowledge of other EU official languages



  • Contribute to meaningful work in a dynamic and multicultural European environment
  • Benefit from ongoing development and learning opportunities with room for career advancement
  • Enjoy the flexibility and security of a nearly full-time unlimited freelance contract in a growing company
  • Experience a modern office located in the heart of Brussels with the option for remote work



To apply, please send your CV and a brief cover letter to Kindly include the subject line: Technology Job Application - First and Last Name. Candidates must have the legal right to live and work in EU countries. The position will be filled as soon as the suitable candidate is selected.

Applications are welcome immediately!


Equality and Diversity

At Euractiv, we are committed to promoting equality and diversity within our organization and ensuring equal opportunities in recruitment. We believe in equal opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, and paternity. This commitment also encompasses incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment. All hiring decisions are based solely on merit. We encourage everyone to apply, even if they do not meet all the criteria.

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