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Politics Reporter (Brussels)

Brussels, Belgium


POLITICO is looking for a reporter to join our team covering EU politics out of Brussels.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of reporting impact and the ideas and skills to land stories about the EU and the Brussels bubble that make POLITICO stand out.

POLITICO prides itself on producing distinctive, addictive journalism that gets the EU bubble and those watching from afar talking. We drive conversations that matter and do so in ways that surprise and entertain our readers.

The role will be part of a team of ambitious reporters leading the coverage of issues ranging from EU enlargement and migration, to the internal politics of the EU institutions and the race for top jobs in an election year.

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We're looking for a candidate with strong reporting, writing and language skills who is able to break news about politics and personalities in Brussels.

What You'll Need:

  • Strong track record in news journalism, with ability to write both quick spot stories and longer news stories;
  • Ability to work under pressure and on deadline;
  • Knowledge of European politics and deep sourcing in Brussels;
  • Strong English-language writing skills;
  • Proficiency in other European languages.

We Value Our People

Our benefits package is built for you, and includes:

  • Hybrid work: Whether you love company and enjoy collaborating with colleagues in person or want some time alone at home to get some deep work done.
  • Work from abroad days: Fancy a workday from atop a mountain resort, or want to work from your parent's dining room table around the holidays? POLITICO offers the opportunity to work from abroad for a limited period each year.
  • Health and Wellness: Across the different cities where we have offices, we offer various initiatives that contribute to your well-being.
  • Transportation: Say goodbye to traffic jams and hello to smooth commutes. POLITICO partially covers public transportation costs.
  • Personal and Professional Growth: From dedicated trainings to regular career chats, with our Grow@POLITICO program, we put your professional development and growth first.


POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. It is the essential online, mobile and print destination for the most influential people in the world. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York, London, Paris, and Brussels, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

Equal Opportunity

It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, gender, age or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.

Application Instructions & Further Details

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a CV and motivation letter in English outlining why you're right for this role.

Questions? Contact with the subject line: \"Politics Reporter (Brussels)\". Please apply, however, via the online form.

Location: Brussels
Employment level: Full-time
Type of role: Specialists

Updated: 09/04/2024


Client-provided location(s): Brussels, Belgium
Job ID: Politico-00522
Employment Type: Other