Program Assistant Intern

Job description

About Fresh
Fresh Ventures is a startup studio that builds ventures using systems thinking and ecosystem approach to address some of the most important challenges in our agrifood system. Our venture Studio, where we build ventures from scratch, is preceded by a program of 30-40 individuals who form teams and work towards early prototypes that address these challenges.

About the role
The internship is all about helping the Fresh team to organise and facilitate a strong program. You will be working with our Program Lead to put together educational materials, coordinate with partners, and prepare the basics, like the co-working space, food and drink. You will learn how to prepare and run an agile innovation program for a group of participants, and will be encouraged to voice and act on your ideas to strengthen the program. 

Responsibilities include:

  1. Support the organisation and facilitation of program practicalities (location, materials, workspaces, food, drinks, planning)
  2. Support the Program Lead to run internal operations, and taking a hands-on, problem-solving role during the program 
  3. Support the Program Lead to establish key communication channels and prep start of the program
  4. Support the program’s ability to learn and disseminate those learnings


Practical Details
The internship lasts for 6 months, beginning October 2021 until May 2021. The job is centered around Rotterdam, though remote working is flexible. The internship comes with a monthly stipend and ideally be a 4-5 days per week commitment. 

Job requirements

Skills and qualifications for the position:

  1. Highly organised and structured
  2. Highly execution-oriented
  3. Works well independently
  4. Motivated by systematic and repetitive work towards a larger goal
  5. Good communication and coordination skills
  6. Resourceful with a strong initiative
  7. Strong attention to detail
  8. Passionate about making people feel supported
  9. Intrinsically motivated to transition the food system


Application Deadline
The final deadline for applications is Sunday, August 22nd, 2021 at 23:59 CET. If you can, please get your applications in early, as we will review them on a rolling basis.