Internship - Food Safety and Labelling

European Snacks Association (ESA) is the only trade association dedicated to the advancement of the European savoury snacks industry. ESA members represent rougly 80% of the entire European snacks market.
ESA is currently looking for a skilled, motivated and proactive person to join our team for a 5-month paid internship.
Profile Required:
  • Essential: Background in food science or technology with a sound understanding of key concepts related to food processing and production (e.g. agricultural production, chemical and biological contaminants, sampling and analysis, hygiene, etc.);
  • Motivated and interested in understanding how the EU legislation is shaped, drafted, and implemented, as well as its practical impact in the food sector;
  • Well organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks;
  • Good research, analytical, organisational, and communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent oral and written English (C2). Other European languages highly appreciated;
  • Good command of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
Key Tasks:
  • Support ESA’s Regulatory & Scientific Affairs manager in the preparation, running and follow-up of meetings of the EC Regulatory and Nut Processors working groups, including drafting background documents and minutes; 
  • Monitoring sector relevant EU regulatory issues on food safety (e.g. pesticide residues, mycotoxins, EFSA scientific opinions, ...);
  • Summarise and prepare clear, accurate and concise information to be shared with ESA members;
  • Communicate with members as required;
  • Attend external meetings and events where appropriate.
Please only send your CV and cover letter to marta[at]esasnacks.eu in case your profile fits to the requirements stipulated
Deadline for applications: 15 September 2016