KEA is seeking a cultural policy designer sharing our passion for culture, the arts and sport

KEA’s work aims to highlight the value of cultural investment. We are looking for an experienced creative, energetic thinker with a feel for the culture and creative sector. This person should have at least 3 years’ experience of developing and implementing research projects, be capable of strategic advice with strong management skills.

The successful talent will: 

  • Contribute to the development of KEA’s activities in the field of culture, cultural heritage, creative industries and sport.
  • Manage teams to successfully develop and implement research projects and policy assignments.

We offer a full-time position in a dynamic environment within a motivated international team based in trendy Brussels.  We work on great and varied international projects related to culture, creative entrepreneurship, heritage, music, cinema, fashion or sport. We support policy making in the field of culture and sport.

Job requirements

  • Min. 3 years’ experience in developing and managing research and/or strategic consulting projects.
  • Ability in developing business activities and seeking new clients and projects.
  • Track record in managing teams and projects.
  • Experience in EU Public Affairs and Law.
  • You are proactive, enjoy problem-solving with an outgoing personality.
  • You are proficient in English and fluent in French or another European language.
  • Experience in communication, social media posting and events is a plus to the above.

Application procedure

Please send your CV and motivation letter to by COB on 15 August 2022 latest.

KEA is a Brussels-based international strategic consultancy and research centre specialising in providing advice and research in relation to culture, creative industries, media and sport sectors since 1999. Find out more about what we do and who we are on


    Research intern – 2022

    Selection for the September 2022 internships is now completed and closed.

    In 2023 we will be looking for MASTER level students/recent graduates for an internship (6 months long, full time) starting March 2023 to support the KEA Research Department and some duties supporting the Communications Team. The selected candidate will provide support on research related tasks (current projects, studies and reports).

    Main responsibilities

    • Under the responsibility of the project or study leader, compiling, summarising and analysing information and data
    • Monitoring EU policy related to the cultural and creative sector and reporting developments as well as extracting content for Social Media networks (Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin)


    • Recent graduate or in final stages of their MASTER studies in Political science, economics or law (including intellectual property); preferably with the possibility of providing an internship convention from a University
    • EU member state nationality
    • Excellent verbal and writing communication skills
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft office (Word, Excel) is a pre-requisite
    • Hands-on, intuitive, organized and accurate
    • Experience with communication tools and social media community input
    • Knowledge and understanding of the workings of the EU and its policies
    • A good understanding of culture, creativity, or sports topics
    • Perfect command of English with proven drafting ability and another European language
    • Flexibility to perform a wide variety of tasks in a small team
    • Team-player

    What we offer

    • Working experience in Brussels in a young and dynamic team
    • Working on a variety of topics (audiovisual, heritage, performing arts, media…) in a dynamic field
    • Possibility to acquire new skills and better knowledge of European policy making and EU projects
    • A monthly stipend to help cover living expenses

    How to apply

    Apply by email at and submit in one PDF file with the following elements:

    • CV in English (max. 2 pages)
    • Motivation letter in English (max. 1 page and a half), highlighting relevant working experience.

    Please send your application between October and up to December 2022.  Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. The interviews will be conducted in English via video conferencing.

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