Intern, Workforce Nutrition

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The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking an Intern, Workforce Nutrition to support ongoing work of the Workforce Nutrition Alliance and GAIN’s broader workforce nutrition programme. This position will be based in Utrecht, The Netherlands office and is offered on a 6 months fixed-term contract basis.

Reporting to the Senior Associate, Workforce Nutrition and being part of the Workforce Nutrition team, the intern will support the ongoing work of the Workforce Nutrition Alliance and GAINs broader workforce nutrition programme. This includes a specific focus on supporting the Workforce Nutrition Masterclass as well as the social media accounts of the Workforce Nutrition Alliance.

  • Managing the LinkedIn page of the Workforce Nutrition Alliance
  • Developing and publishing content and actively engage with relevant partners
  • Supporting the coordination and content of the Workforce Nutrition Masterclass and facilitating and managing online sessions
  • Support project documentation across different activities in the Workforce Nutrition programme
  • Assisting in the development of funding proposals for GAIN’s workforce nutrition programmes

About you

The ideal candidate will have experience working in an administrative or coordinator role in a project management capacity e.g., in group work at university and engaging with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Candidates with experience in low- and middle- income countries and working within food and nutrition and / or international development would be an advantage.

The postholder should be fluent in written and spoken English and working knowledge of additional languages including Dutch would be an advantage. Candidates’ must be comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic, international organisation.

You will have strong analytical skills and a passion for learning. A Bachelors’ Degree or Masters’ Degree in public health, nutrition, international development or related fields is preferrable.

The salary on offer for this role is EUR 747 per month (gross salary).

GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

We provide a flexible working environment that includes a combination of home and office working opportunities through our global hybrid working policy. This encourages our staff to have a healthy work-life balance and increases staff motivation, enriches employee wellbeing, and improves performance and productivity.

All of our positions are based in one or more of GAIN’s designated offices as stated on our job advertisements. Successful candidates will be based in one of GAIN’s country offices and must have the existing right to live and work within a reasonably commutable distance of the relevant city / cities in which the role is advertised. Please note, that GAIN does not sponsor working visas and relocations. 

GAIN reserves the right to withdraw an offer of employment for candidates who are considered to ineligible under the above conditions during or after the recruitment process.

For more detailed information please see the attached job description. To apply, follow the "Apply Now" link.

Applicants must be currently based and have the existing right to live and work in the in the Netherlands to be eligible to apply for this position.

This advert closes on 12th June 2023. Early applications are encouraged. GAIN reserves the right to close this advert early should we receive suitable candidates ahead of the closing date.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued.  We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.

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