We are seeking a dynamic individual with a combination of design and communication skills, but above all, a ‘can-do’ mentality is our top priority. At Clim-Eat, we provide ample opportunities for learning and honing your strengths, but it is essential that you possess a proactive nature and thrive as a team player.

As a Communications Trainee, you will have the opportunity to collaborate closely with our communications lead, supporting our young think-and-do tank focused on food and climate in effectively reaching its target audience. In this dynamic role, you will be immersed in a hands-on and creative environment that fosters growth and skill development.

Being a small and nimble team, we place a strong emphasis on a ‘can-do’ mentality. We value individuals who are eager to learn, contribute actively, and embrace challenges with enthusiasm. As a proactive team player, you will have the space and support to develop your strengths and make a meaningful impact. So join us on our mission to accelerate the just transition to climate-resilient and sustainable food systems by 2030 by applying today.


  • Create engaging and compelling content for social media channels and websites, utilizing information from events, projects, and publications.
  • Independently design social media assets that align with event and project guidelines, ensuring visually appealing and consistent branding.
  • Edit various written content, including blogs, reports, and other materials, to ensure accuracy, clarity, and adherence to brand guidelines.
  • Develop and edit creative video content
  • Manage website content using WordPress, updating information, and images, and ensuring the website is user-friendly and visually appealing.
  • Coordinate communications content with the Clim-Eat team and collaborate closely with the communications team to align messaging and strategies.
  • Monitor and analyze social media and website analytics to assess the effectiveness of communication efforts and make data-driven recommendations for improvement.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external partners to gather information, stories, and testimonials that can be used to enhance communication materials.

Things we’re looking for:

Don’t tick all the boxes? We still encourage you to apply!

  • Understanding or experience in communications, including knowledge of effective communication strategies and principles.
  • Proficiency or affinity for creative social media content creation, demonstrating the ability to develop engaging and visually appealing content that resonates with the target audience.
  • Familiarity with Canva and Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro, to create visually compelling designs and multimedia content.
  • Excellent writing and storytelling skills, with the ability to tailor content for different platforms and target audiences.
  • Experience with website management, preferably using WordPress or similar platforms, including content updating, basic HTML/CSS knowledge, and ensuring a seamless user experience.
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) principles and techniques to optimize website content and increase organic visibility.
  • Strong coordination and collaboration skills, working effectively with cross-functional teams and communicating clearly to align communication efforts.

How to apply:

Please complete the following assignment:

Imagine you are tasked with promoting a food innovation or event. Your assignment is to create a visually appealing social media post and write a short accompanying caption to promote it. Please include the following elements in your submission:

  1. Visual Design:
    • Design a social media post (e.g., Instagram or Twitter) using any design software or tool of your choice. The post should be in line with our organization’s branding and reflect the theme/topic.
    • Incorporate relevant imagery, typography, and any other design elements you feel would effectively communicate the message.
  2. Written Caption:
    • Write a concise and compelling caption (around 100-150 words) to accompany the social media post.
    • The caption should highlight the key aspects and capture the attention of the target audience.
    • Please ensure the tone and style of your writing align with our organization’s communication style


Submit your completed assignment along with your application, cover letter, and CV to leanne@clim-eat.org by August 1, 2023 8:00 AM CEST. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  



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