Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) is an advocacy voice for cycling businesses in Europe. Our ambition is to grow cycling in Europe, for the benefit of society and the benefit of cycling businesses. Cycling Industries Europe brings together leading experts and companies from across the globe representing the entire supply chain, from bicycle and parts makers to bike sharing, cycle logistics, online services, financial services, infrastructure, tourism and consultancy. CIE offices are located in the EU area in Brussels.


With the EU stepping up activities and policies to grow cycling, CIE is looking for a trainee to support our communication activities. This is a role best suited for a recent graduate interested in pursuing a career in corporate communication and European public affairs. The candidate will support CIE’s team in Brussels in communications. This is an exciting opportunity with the recent adoption of an EU Declaration on Cycling supporting the growth of the European cycling industry.


  • Supporting the team in communications activities (social media, website, membership mailing, newsletter, marketing material)
  • Copywriting for social media, mailings, and communication materials
  • Supporting in the implementation of EU co-funded projects
  • Supporting the organization of webcasts, external meetings and workshops
  • Carrying out digital media monitoring and tracking relevant EU policy activities
  • Creating and updating databases and mailing lists
  • Assist in the planning and organization of CIE’s flagship event, CIE 2024 Summit


  • Motivated, organized, philomathical and proactive
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Zoom, Mailchimp, Wordpress or similar   
  • Strong (English) copywriting and communication skills
  • A reliable, positive, flexible and responsible team player with an ability to multitask
  • Thrives in a multicultural environment
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written; other European languages are advantageous.
  • An interest in cycling and related policy/public affairs areas, such as mobility, sustainability and industry, is an asset.
  • Legally allowed to work in Belgium and attend CIE’s Brussels office according to the COVID related rules in force at the time
  • Available from mid July 2024


  • Hands-on 6-month internship in an international and dynamic work environment, under the conditions of the Brussels Region programme for professional immersion with a monthly remuneration fee
  • An opportunity to improve and sharpen your communication, organizational and project development skills
  • Hybrid office: in our trendy office located in the EU quarters of Brussels and when agreed from home.
  • The opportunity to work for a rapidly growing sector that benefits the environmental, health and society. 


Interested candidates may submit their application to info(at)cyclingindustries.com, including CV and a short cover letter, via e-mail by May 12, 2024. Note: only short-listed candidates will be contacted on May 13. Online interviews will be conducted in the week of May 13. The internship is based on a 37.6 hour working week and is for a duration of 6 months.

Equal Opportunity

CIE is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all interested candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, health, or disabilities.