Programme Assistant KIT Gender

KIT Gender and the UN Women Training Centre are looking for an intern Progamme Assistant to support the development and preparation of their Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers in 2017-2018.

At the end of the certified Development Programme for Gender Trainers, participants will:

  • have sharpened their training skills and knowledge of gender and development concepts as a gender equality trainer;
  • be able to better employ learning and knowledge strategies;
  • be able to re-claim training for gender equality as a political feminist process;
  • have renewed energy as a gender equality trainer and commitment to gender training as a transformatory process.

Tasks and responsibilities

Overall: responsible for supporting the planning and logistics of the programme working closely with and under the supervision of the Programme Coordinator.

  • Support promotion and fundraising for the programme
  • Support participant registration and preparations
  • Organize logistics (training facilities, participant logistics, learning material production)
  • Plan and organize communications
  • Undertake communication tasks (website, social media) as needed for KIT Gender
  • Manage programme information
  • Develop report of recommendations for future courses
    Other project support tasks as mutually agreed


  • Current student (Bachelor, Master) in media, information, communications, management or related fields
  • Interest in hands-on experience planning and organizing a professional development programme
  • Interest in international development, gender equality and capacity strengthening activities
  • Affinity with social media tools
  • Ability to work in English (speak, read and write)
  • Ability to work in Amsterdam (flex work can be negotiated)

Other details

Duration: six months
Starting date: as soon as possible
Remuneration: Internship, EUR540/month