Paid Internship: Communications and Social Media for the Nudge Global Impact Challenge



Do you want to build on your knowledge of social media, communications and marketing in an international environment? Are you currently living in or around Amsterdam? Join social enterprise Nudge in Amsterdam on 10 January 2022 for your internship and become part of the Nudge Global Impact Challenge team. 

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in a ‘hands-on’ environment and be part of a small team of motivated and enthusiastic professionals. We’re looking for an intern for a period of 6 – 8 months to support us in realising the Nudge Global Impact Challenge 2021 and building the 2022 Challenge! 

The Nudge Global Impact Challenge is an eight-month online personal development programme for young professionals (23 – 33 yrs) from all over the world (August 2021 – April 2022) with a Grand Finale closing event in May 2022 in the Netherlands. It focuses on leadership, sustainability and impact creation. 2021 is the 12th edition of the Challenge. Our 1,100 alumni form a global network of like-minded young professionals creating impact within their organisations, networks and social environments. Participants join us from leading companies (profit and non-profit), social enterprises, governmental and non-governmental organisations, or while completing their studies. Previous participants describe the Challenge as a life changing event. 

This internship offers you the possibility to work on this project and step into an international network of young professionals, highly motivated to work towards a sustainable world.

What will you be doing?

Communicationsmarketing and content creation are the main areas you will be operating in. Under our guidance you will keep our social media channels and our website up to date. You will be in charge of creating inspiring content to promote our Challenge!  

Who are we looking for?

You are about to graduate or recently completed your studies in the field of media, communications, marketing and/or sustainability. You are passionate about social media and extremely tech savvy. Advanced knowledge of tools such as Canva and Hootsuite is a plus. You have an excellent knowledge of English (verbal and written). You would love to develop your skills further in a global business environment. You are motivated to work in a small team of professionals and have a keen interest in the field of leadership and/or sustainability. 

Do you recognise yourself in the following characteristics? 

– ‘can-do mentality’
– proactive

– a self-starter
 good communicator
– hands-on
– team player
– details-oriented

Then send in your CV and a motivation letter before 15 December to Ilse Lettinga and Maëlle Tschumi via

What else is useful to know?

We would like you to start on 10 January 2022. The internship will be for a period of 6 – 8 months for 4 days per week.  Whether you will be working in our Amsterdam office (Baden Powellweg 281) or remotely will be based on COVID restrictions. We will only be considering candidates who currently live in or around Amsterdam. We offer an internship allowance (EUR 300,- gross) and will also reimburse your travel costs.

About Nudge Academy

Nudge Academy sprouted from Netherlands based social enterprise Nudge (founded in 2010). Nudge connects people and organisations with its online platform in order to achieve grassroots initiatives that bring a positive and long lasting change in our society. Over 76,000 people and 200 organisations are members of the Nudge community and this number is increasing daily. Nudge Academy organises diverse personal development programmes with a clear focus on: leadership, sustainability and impact.

For more information, please contact Ilse Lettinga, manager of the Challenge, via or telephone: +31 (0) 20 233 71 72 (Nudge office).

Address Nudge office
Baden Powellweg 281
1069 LH Amsterdam
The Netherlands