INTERNSHIP Communications & Fundraising

We are looking for a new Communications & Fundraising intern. As an intern, you will work with the Communications Coordinator & Fundraising Manager to share the Fund’s work with the public and our stakeholders. During this exciting time, the Prince Claus Fund will be implementing a new strategy, that will strengthen the goals of the Prince Claus Fund. In Communications & Fundraising we will be actively exploring possibilities to reach new audiences and new sources of funding around the world.

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The internship will include work with our social media channels and website, copywriting, media monitoring and research, as well as supporting Communications & Fundraising team in strategy and planning.


Closely following Dutch and International news and social media; Monitoring and archiving media about the Prince Claus Fund and its partners; Supporting Communications and Fundraising efforts with research; Assisting with the writing of texts for the website, social media and newsletter; Updating the Fund’s database (mailing list & press contacts).


  • Language: Fluent English - excellent written and verbal communication skills in English required;
  • Dutch - written and verbal communication skills in Dutch preferred (additional languages also a plus);
  • Pursuing BA/BS or MA/MS degree in communications/journalism, marketing or related field preferred; 
  • Experience with social media, image editing programmes, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign or Adobe Illustrator; 
  • Efficient, quick, resourceful, pro-active, self-motivated, stress-resistant and the ability to work with a team in a fast-paced environment; 
  • Excellent organisational skills and detail-oriented.  


The Communications & Fundraising trainee will gain extensive knowledge about the Fund’s network of outstanding artists, thinkers, cultural organisations and collaborators, which offers great networking opportunities. The Communications & Fundraising department offers a supportive, interactive team environment that allows trainees to learn about multiple aspects of the Fund. Depending on the trainee's skillset, this position can also offer the trainee independence and increased responsibility.


We are looking for one trainee starting from the end of September 2021, preferably for 6 months and for 3 days a week.  

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please send your motivation letter and CV (in English) to [email protected], with 'Communications & Fundraising Internship Vacancy' in the subject by the 5th of September 2021. Interviews will take place on the 16th of September.


Traineeships at the Fund - additional to the work experience the Fund offers interns workshops by leading staff members who share their expertise and unique insights into working in the cultural sector globally. 

Duration & compensation - Traineeships (aka internships) are usually for 6 months, though 3 months is also possible. Trainees are expected to commit 3 days a week to working at the Fund. Knowledge of English is important for all internships. The Prince Claus Fund provides an allowance of €250 gross per month based on a full-time internship (full time = 36hrs). Only currently enrolled students are able to apply. If you are not a student, but would like to be involved in the work of the Fund, you can also apply to be a volunteer. Volunteers receive a maximum net amount of €170 per month.

Regulations & policy - The Prince Claus Fund is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants of all backgrounds. Unfortunately we do not sponsor visa applications. We are only able to hire persons with a valid Sofi- or BSN number.

How can I Apply? Under each vacancy you can find the details of that position and details on how to apply. Applications & questions can be sent to the email address indicated in each vacancy. 

The Prince Claus Fund strives to be an inclusive environment and is fully committed to this in the recruitment, selection and placement of staff.  All interested parties, regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender, are welcome to apply and will be considered equally. The Prince Claus Fund believes that diversity and inclusion among the staff are critical to its success and wants to enhance the diversity of its workforce to reflect the world we live in.