Content writer & Translator (for Sapient General)

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Education and/or Teacher Training, Languages and Philological Sciences
13 Dec, 2021 to 31 Mar, 2022
31 Dec, 2021

General information

3 months

Do you want to be part of an exhilarating project, in the charming city of Amsterdam, alongside an international team of passionate change-makers, all the while you help us march toward future-proof social and ecological sustainability? If you answered yes, then we have the perfect internship for you.

About us

We are a social business catalysing sustainable environmental and social impact actions in our society, through multiple projects and collaborations. Sapient Social & Environmental Enterprises was established in 2016 and consists of a team of bright, young inspired individuals, from across the globe who dedicate themselves to stop food waste, renew democracy, provide local green energy solutions, and help other social businesses in their path to positive impact.

About the Position: Content Writer

Sapient SEE aims to create awareness towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals, one way we approach this is by creating articles and social media content that our interns from all over the world can contribute to. As a content writer you will be responsible for preparing theses texts for publishing on our website. In addition, you will be communicating with social media and graphic design departments on improving the content itself and bringing new and fresh ideas for the website development.

Currently, Sapient has its contents and website only in English. However, we are growing fast and we want to increase and diversify our audience. As we are based in the Netherlands, translating our content to Dutch would mean that not only internationals but more Dutch people could be reached which would allow us to increase our impact. You would be responsible for that process in collaboration with other departments. 

Your tasks will include:

·       Developing content for Sapient articles, product descriptions, social media, and the company website both in English and Dutch.

·       Translating already existing content from English to Dutch.

·       Revising content and suggesting changes to ensure content is consistent and clear.

·       Collaborating with social media, graphic design and other departments.

·       Conducting research on any given topic.

Do you fit our profile?

·       Good communication skills,

·       Impeccable grasp of the English and Dutch language,

·       Ability to adapt to different audiences,

·       Experience in writing for blogs or websites is a big plus,

·       Enjoys working in an international, challenging and social environment.

What we offer

This is a non-paid internship. So what's in it for you?

·       In-depth understanding of our social business and its social & environmental impact.

·       Participate in a dynamic, proactive and young environment.

·       Power to make a difference.

·       Acquire new skills, learn and grow.

·       Autonomy and flexible working hours.

·       Amazing colleagues.

Internship Details

Currently we are looking for a new intern to join us as soon as possible, for a minimum of 3 months.
Unfortunately, the internship is unpaid, however you can choose the duration that suits you best (minimum of three months). Also, you can choose your own working hours as full-time or part-time as long as you strictly follow the program you set for yourself.

About the team

Our interns, called Padawans, are highly motivated to make the world a better place. The Sapient team consists of people who are team oriented, goal driven, proactive, independent and open-minded. We work both in teams and individually. So, we are looking for like minded people to join our team.
To keep the team spirit during the Corona times, we have team meetings at least once a week and once a month we organize Sapient Days with fun activities both online and offline in order to welcome new Padawans and to strengthen our sense of belonging.

Contact information

If this sounds appealing to you please send us your CV and Motivational Letter to [email protected] (all documents must be in English). Make sure to include the position you are applying for and your dates of availability in the subject header [format: Internship Application Content Writer MM.YY - MM.YY].
If you are applying from outside the EU and you do not have a working visa, please ensure that you sort out how you plan to arrange your stay in the Netherlands. We do not offer any assistance regarding visas and permits.
Please, be aware that we review applications as we receive them. Therefore, we strongly suggest applying early to maximize your chances.



No financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 
English: Proficient User C1