Intern, Workforce Nutrition

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
EUR 586.00 per month.
Contract Type
6 Months

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

About GAIN

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.

About the role

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 the development, implementation and learning of the Workforce Nutrition Masterclass as part of the Workforce Nutrition Alliance.

Role specifics include; 

  • Managing the social media channels (Twitter and LinkedIn) of the Workforce Nutrition Alliance
  • Developing and publishing content and actively engage with relevant partners
  • Arranging gathering learnings and identifying opportunities for improvement of the tools and resources
  • Supporting the development of funding proposals for GAIN’s workforce nutrition programmes

About you

The ideal candidate should have clear and systematic thinking that demonstrates good judgment, expert problem solving and creativity. Candidate 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 have strong written and verbal communication skills and fluent in written and spoken English. Candidate enjoys and is comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic, international organisation is preferred.

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

Our Working Culture and Environment

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 in the Netherlands to be eligible to apply for this position.

This advert closes on 11th November 2022. 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.

Closing Date
11 November 2022