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News Editor

  • Euractiv
Brussels, Belgium
  • Euractiv
Brussels, Belgium
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Are you an experienced editor with a special interest in EU politics? Do you commit to forward-looking journalism and being keen on exposing the dynamics of European decision-making? And do you have the ambition to serve a pan-European, highly informed audience at the cutting edge of tomorrow’s news? Then apply to become Euractiv's News Editor position.

Euractiv is looking for an experienced English language news editor for editing and publishing news stories dealing with EU politics for the shift from 12:00 to 20:00. The editor is expected to be based in Brussels and should have experience in EU affairs.

We are looking to fill in the position as soon as possible.

The editor will have an opportunity to further develop their expertise of EU affairs in a dynamic newsroom, and in contact with journalists from across Europe, while giving their personal touch to Euractiv’s mission of bringing top notch EU news to Brussels and the national capitals.


  • Coordinate and edit Euractiv’s coverage, from initial story ideas to the publication, with a particular focus on timely delivery;

  • Contribute to meeting Euractiv’s editorial mission and commitment to balanced reporting


  • Experience in journalism, including at least one as copy/sub-editor;

  • Good knowledge of EU policies, legislation, institutions;

  • Native level of written and spoken English, any other EU language is an asset;

  • Readiness to work in a dynamic international team in our busy newsroom;

  • Ability to multi-task and deliver on time-critical assignments;

  • Ability to work with different teams across borders, as part of Euractiv's network;

  • Commitment to factual and linguistic accuracy, details.


This is a full-time employment contract under Belgian law (“contrat à durée indéterminée”), with salary and responsibilities commensurate to the candidate’s level of experience.

Additionally we’re offering the following benefits:

  • Meal vouchers amounting to 8 EUR/worked day;

  • Reimbursement of public transport in Belgium;

  • 250 EUR/year eco-vouchers;

  • Hospitalisation insurance coverage;

  • Group pension insurance;

  • Good balance between remote working and engaging physically with colleagues;

  • A broad range of training and development (as part of the HR Academy of Mediahuis group and external training opportunities).


You will be working in a vibrant international media office, in a multicultural team, full of talented colleagues you can learn from. You will be in the middle of EU affairs, both physically (our office is in the EU quarter) and through your work. You will be able to bring your contribution to one of the most respected EU affairs media in Europe and bring our news, multimedia content and newsletters in front of Euractiv’s influential readers.


Please mention in the subject line News Editor - First and last name, attach your CV and a short cover letter and email to:


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

Euractiv is part of Mediahuis, a publishing company with assets in Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Luxembourg and Germany. Mediahuis publishes across a wide range of formats – from newspapers and magazines to television, radio and online media. More about Mediahuis and Euractiv here.


We are committed both to promoting equality and diversity within the organisation and to Equal Opportunities in recruitment. We believe in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment. All hiring decisions are made entirely on merit. We encourage everyone to apply, even if you do not fit all the criteria.
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