Projects Assistant

The organisation

Euroheat & Power is the European association promoting sustainable heating & cooling, with a focus on district heating and cooling solutions. It represents 130+ members in more than 30 countries worldwide, including national DHC associations in the European Union, utilities operating DHC systems, manufacturers, research institutes, consultants and other organisations involved in the DHC business. Set up under the umbrella of Euroheat & Power, DHC+ Platform is the European hub for research & innovation in district heating and cooling and manages most project activities in the association.

Position Summary for the selected candidate

Join us and help promote a more sustainable, efficient and smart energy system! You will learn more about renewable heating and cooling, energy integration, district heating, waste heat, digitalisation, sustainable finance and many other solutions, innovations and challenges in the world of energy transition. You will mainly support DHC+ colleagues dealing with a wide spectrum of tasks including:

  • Access to funding: searching for and identifying relevant EU funding opportunities;
  • Project management and proposals writing: supporting the team with specific EU projects’ tasks (see our projects here);
  • Communication: online and offline workshops, social media (Twitter, LinkedIn), newsletters, website, etc.
  • Knowledge and policy: collecting and coordinating inputs from stakeholders, drafting reports, contributing to studies and papers.
  • Education & Training (assisting in organisation of various knowledge transfer and capacity building activities).


  • You have / or are about to get a Master's Degree in relevant topics
  • You have project management and Energy policy knowledge.
  • You have a genuine interest in working in clean energy sector.
  • You have experience with digital communication tools and social media.
  • You are a team player, flexible, eager to help and capable of working independently.
  • You are a self-starter and able to work independently, you are organised, you pay great attention to details, and you are able to keep deadlines.
  • You are fluent in English and can write in a concise and clear manner.
  • You are a creative communicator with an innovative mindset.
  • You have a good general knowledge of how the EU works.

We offer

  • An entry point into a dynamic & growing sector - these are exciting times to work in energy at EU level.
  • Involvement in a wide range of tasks with a high level of independence.
  • Excellent team spirit in a multinational environment.
  • Paid traineeship under “Convention d’immersion professionelle” (upon approval of the competent authority) for 6 months. Possibility of extension (according to Belgian Law up to 12 months).

*Please note you need to be eligible to work in Belgium.

How to apply?

Please address motivation letter (maximum one page) and curriculum vitae to [email protected],  with the subject “DHC+ Intern”. Your letter should outline your suitability and motivation for the position.

Deadline for receiving applications is 31st August 2023. Starting date: September/October 2023.   

Further Information

More information on Euroheat & Power, the DHC+ Platform and our ongoing projects can be found on the website at