​The World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) and the European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) are looking for (m/f)

Trainee in

Innovation & Digitalisation


The Trainee will support the global savings and retail banking association in their Innovation & Digitalisation area. WSBI-ESBG engages in fostering business exchange between members – savings and retail banks worldwide – as well as advocacy and public policy debates.

Job description

  • Research and intelligence gathering on financial technology (business developments) and new policy-oriented discussions in the innovation field (eg RegTech)
  • Supporting the organisation of activities such as conferences, workshops, webinars etc.
  • Supporting communications (drafting presentations) and content development for publications, websites, social media channels
  • Compiling industry overviews on stakeholders, trends and international developments


  • Student (preferably at least Bachelor degree) or Graduate of business, economics, political science or similar
  • Knowledge of and affinity for banking and innovation, interest in public policy is a further asset
  • Interdisciplinary thinking
  • Self-driven yet teamwork friendly
  • Have a sense of self-initiative and high organisation
  • Affinity for both event organisation and research
  • Interest in innovation, banking transformation, digitalisation and financial technology
  • Good knowledge of English is a must, knowledge of German, Spanish or French is a considerable asset
  • Ability to quickly interchange between topics and tasks


The position will be Brussels based.

We ​Offer
​​An international environment and the opportunity to learn about the banking industry, innovation and transformation trends and to put your mark on transformation in the financial services sector. Room for self-initiative and development in the growing new topic area “Innovation & Digitalisation”.

Candidates are invited to apply online ​with a detailed CV and covering letter. ​