We are looking for an intern Communications & B2B Marketing, interested in international trade, development and sustainability.

Internship Communications & B2B Marketing

Who we are

“Local income generation and sustainable sourcing by linking natural ingredients producers to the market”

ProFound is a consultancy. From its beginnings as a pioneer in natural ingredients trade promotion in 1990, ProFound has grown into a team of experts in developing sustainable value chains for natural ingredients for food, cosmetics and health.

ProFound assists entrepreneurs in emerging markets in the natural ingredients sector. We help to capture economic opportunities from production to market entry. We aim for local development that lasts: adding value for producers and sustaining local biodiversity.

Our value chain development services range from market and gap analysis, business planning, to rural finance and matchmaking. We work in different regions of the world, cooperating closely with entrepreneurs, sector associations and international buyers.

For us, sustainable development is a core value and a priority in doing business. This is why our services incorporate the following ecological and social principles.

Intern Communications & B2B marketing at ProFoundProFound internship activities

To assist our work, ProFound is looking for an intern that is interested in learning more about and contribute towards international trade, development, and sustainability. Activities of this internship fall primarily within the field of content creation (e.g. blog posts, social media posts, presentations, webinar content), the organisation of trade promotion events and managing our social media channels.

Depending on running projects, available time and your interests, you might be involved in other projects as well. Perhaps most importantly, this internship will allow you to take a look in the development sector from a private sector angle. For more information on ProFound’s projects, please refer to our website.

Your Profile

  • Excellent knowledge of the English language. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese is highly preferred, while Dutch is not a must;
  • WO or HBO Bachelor degree in graphic design, (international) marketing-communications, project management or international business;
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus;
  • Proficiency in WordPress and knowledge of graphic design is highly desired;
  • Interest in international development and affinity with our mission;
  • Social, independent, and pro-active;
  • Good organizational skills and detail-oriented;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral;


ProFound is looking for an intern that can assist us for 6 months. The intern should be available for 24-32 hours a week. The preliminary starting date of the internship is 1 September 2021.

Our offer

You will work in a dynamic and supportive atmosphere and in a small and motivated team. You will have the opportunity for an inside look and work-side-by-side with experienced professionals. A designated coach will help you to achieve your learning goals, while contributing to ProFound’s mission.

ProFound offers financial remuneration and compensates travel expenses.


If you are interested in working with our team, please send your application letter, resume and learning goals in English to Nicolás Caso (ncaso@thisisprofound.com), 13 August 2021 at the latest. Interviews with pre-selected applicants will be held between 23 and 27 August 2021. For more information, please refer to ProFound’s website or contact us at +31.30.2762824 and ask for Nicolás Caso or Jolanda van Hal.