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Fundraising Trainee

  • European Institute of Peace
Brussels, Belgium
  • European Institute of Peace
Brussels, Belgium

Based in Brussels and active in over a dozen countries, the European Institute of Peace ( is an independent organisation working collaboratively with the parties to the conflict, those who represent people suffering from insecurity or at risk of violence, as well as European decision-makers and the conflict prevention, resolution and mediation community.

We provide practical experience, technical expertise, and policy advice on conflict resolution. We use a variety of tools to help us do this, including analysis, mapping and design of peace processes and agreements, facilitating policy discussions, and proposing practical engagement, for example through inclusive dialogue and mediation support.

Are you captivated by our innovative approach to peace, and do you want to contribute to the mission of our institute? Do you share our vision for a world where people live in safety and peace because conflicts and grievances are resolved through inclusive dialogue and lasting political agreements?

We are looking for a Fundraising trainee to support the European Institute of Peace to provide general support to the Senior Fundraising Officer, working towards setting and achieving fundraising targets.


  • Support acquiring new partners and donors, with a specific focus on private foundations;

  • Support the development of proposals with programmatic teams;

  • Provide support in maintaining the Institute's projects database;

  • Support the organisation of a high-level event;

  • Draft communications on priority themes and contribute to drafting high-quality briefings;

  • Conduct research in specific areas related to the Institute's work.


  • University degree in international relations, political science or other relevant field. Keen interest in developing fundraising skills;

  • Excellent command of French and English;

  • Excellent communication and written skills;

  • Strong organisational skills with an ability to multitask;

  • Previous experience in fundraising / business development / project management is an advantage.


  • An exciting Traineeship in an international environment (18 nationalities represented at the Brussels Office);

  • A six-month full-time paid traineeship under the Belgian CIP framework (Convention d’Immersion Professionnelle);

  • Traineeship allowance of 1060 EUR/month, meal vouchers, reimbursement of public transport and telework, and A SIM card;

  • 40h/week and 1 day of paid leave for every month worked;

  • The possibility to telework 3 days a week.

Expected start date: May 2024

The selected candidate will need to reside in or relocate to Belgium when the employment starts and will have to be legally entitled to work in Belgium.


Closing date: 11/04/2024, midnight (CET).

Please submit your application using the webform below.

Our hiring team will review all applications after the closing date of the vacancy. We will keep you informed on the status of your application.

The Institute firmly believes that diverse perspectives are key to our work. Therefore, we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusiveness. Your qualities and commitment are what matter to us, regardless of race, nationality, gender, age, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.
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