Job Opening: CO-CREATE Intern

Date posted: 31.05.2021
Work location: Oslo, Norway
Job function: Engagement and communication
Job type: Full-time, initial employment for 3 months with possibility to extend to 6 months
Start date: 16.08.2021

We, at EAT, are currently strengthening our engagement function in CO-CREATE and are looking for a high-performing individual who enjoys strong teamwork but also has the ability to work independently, connecting with all levels of our organization and with our external stakeholders.

CO-CREATE is a research project aiming to reduce overweight and obesity among adolescents by working with adolescents themselves to create, inform and disseminate obesity-preventive and evidence-based policies. EAT leads an important part of this work by enabling Dialogue Forums across Europe that bring together adolescents, policymakers and representatives from businesses to refine youth-led policy ideas and produce actionable commitments to enable healthy nutrition and physical activity habits among adolescents. CO-CREATE is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation program for Sustainable Food Security (grant agreement no. 774210). Please visit https://www.fhi.no/en/studies/co-create/ for more information about CO-CREATE.

Organizational Placement

The CO-CREATE intern reports to the Director of Global Engagement.

 Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop, edit and distribute communications and dissemination materials to promote Dialogue Forums of varying size, sometimes simultaneously, at local, national and regional levels across Europe
  • Edit and develop content for distribution across EAT and consortium member communications channels including social media posts, newsletters, articles, website content and other awareness raising material in alignment with EAT’s communication strategy and in coordination with EAT’s communication team
  • Identify opportunities for project communication and dissemination, in collaboration with EAT colleagues, CO-CREATE consortium members and other external stakeholders
  • In collaboration with CO-CREATE team members, support the development and implementation of an effective communications strategy to disseminate process and findings of the Dialogue Forums
  • Maintain records of all dissemination activities, and collate analytics and metrics
  • Support with necessary administrative and logistical tasks, such as scheduling internal and external meetings, preparing e-mails, reports, and other correspondences, participation in CO-CREATE consortium meetings and recording meeting minutes

Profile

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred, within a relevant field such as public health, public policy, nutrition, sustainability, environmental studies, communications or other related fields.
  • Experience developing, editing and publishing communications and social media content.
  • Knowledge of LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, including editing and publishing content, strategies to broaden reach and retrieving analytics.
  • Experience organising multi-stakeholder events is desirable.
  • Structured individual with strong coordination and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • Excellent oral and written English is required.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams, often with short deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a strong desire to learn.
  • Positive to work in an international and high-paced environment.
  • Advanced digital tools skills (Office 365)

Additional Information

In addition to being part of a global platform for fair and sustainable food systems, EAT offers a fair salary and competitive benefits package including pension savings, workers compensation/occupational injury and travel insurance.

Must be residing in and eligible to work in Norway.

How to apply

Please submit a CV and maximum one-page cover letter to cv@eatforum.org with “CO-CREATE Intern” in the subject line.  All application material and inquiries regarding the position must be in English.

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Application deadline

Date: 18.06.2020