Vacancy Education Agent

Ambitions in education? Join our education team as an Education Agent. Help us provide lessons around the World Press Photo Exhibition and train the tour guides of the NonFiction Photo Festival. Count on a lot of personal input, a close-knit team and ample opportunity to gain knowledge and expand your network.

Deadline 4 September; applications for internships are open all year.

“Welcoming, inclusive, diverse, talented, witty, passionate, a little hectic at times but overall a place that inspires you to broaden your horizons.” – Employee 2021

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You will work, often with copywriters, a graphic designer and photographers in carrying out the tasks. Depending on the team composition, everyone complements each other where necessary and useful.

  • Rewrite lesson presentations with appropriate questions and assignments based on the photos from the World Press Photo Exhibition 2022
  • Giving lessons on location
  • Creating a handout for volunteers with information about the photos of the World Press Photo Exhibition 2022.
  • Translate the handout for international volunteers (English).
  • Actively brainstorming, developing and providing training for educational volunteers.
  • Consultation with curator and graphic designer about the production of the lesson letters.
  • Brainstorming with the team about the market for the education package.
  • Support in the promotion of the education package.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about the objectives of NonFiction Photo and can work well together.  In addition, you have:

  • You have completed or are almost finished with a training in the field of (cultural) education at at least HBO level (in the case of an internship).
  • You are aware of and have experience with pedagogy for secondary education, MBO, HBO and WO.
  • You can write creatively from an existing format.
  • You have creative and communicative skills, both orally and in writing.
  • No 9 – 5 mentality.
  • You are used to working with deadlines.
  • A practical attitude and the ability to work independently.
  • Affinity and preferably also experience with photography and journalism.

It is possible to take up part of this position as a production intern. You then have a supporting function for the production coordinator. Under the guidance of experienced professionals, you will work full-time or part-time. Check out the internship page for more information.


If you are at the beginning of your career, it is possible to fulfill this position as a trainee production employee. This is a position with personal guidance and a lot of responsibility.


Do you want to use your experience for the cultural sector, make a career switch or do you have time to spare? Join as a professional and share your knowledge with the rest of the team. Expect a lot of personal input and responsibility.

"When I told my fellow students about my internship at NonFiction, they reacted jealously. And rightly so! Couldn't have imagined a nicer internship!" – Natan, intern 2020

NonFiction Photo Community

NonFiction Photo is an ideological organisation with an eye for its people. Here you work both independently and in a team as part of a diverse team in a creative environment. You have plenty of room for self-development, get a look behind the scenes of a large-scale cultural event and can meet (well-known) photographers. The team meets up monthly for consultation and conviviality and ends the period with a party. Thanks to the direct way of communication, there is a lot of room for your own initiative and creativity.

Further benefits

  • Participation in the training programme for tour guides
  • Participation in workshops such as photography, metal, design and excel
  • Free admission to all events, including the VIP opening and the Academy program with guided tours and lectures
  • A letter of recommendation on behalf of the NonFiction Photo Foundation (in case of mutual satisfaction).

A number of specific features for this function:

  • As a trainee or professional, the maximum monthly volunteer allowance of €170 per month is available for this position.
  • Optional: Festival location management
  • Optional: design your own handouts using InDesign. If necessary, we'll teach you!
  • Optional: between February and March you work on a project, for example an education video project or teaching project.
  • Optional: in October you support the training courses for volunteers.
Working Period

In overleg werk je twee tot acht maanden aan deze functie. Je kunt aansluiten vanaf april. In het voorjaar kun je meewerken aan lesinhoudelijke projecten; in het najaar zijn lesgeven, trainingen en workshops een focus; en in november en december zijn locatiemanagement en het geven van lessen en rondleidingen belangrijk.

You work two to three days a week, mainly at our office between 10:00 and 18:00. The working days and times can be agreed upon and changed in consultation, although training courses, workshops, lessons and guided tours are fixed. Working (partly) at home is also negotiable.

The tasks can be expanded, depending on your availability and interests. It is possible to discuss the timing of the work.


Interested? Send your CV, portfolio and motivation letter before Sunday 4 September to Andrea Hooymans (director NFP) via Interviews will be held in the following week at the Biotoop, Kerklaan 30, Haren.

If you are unsure about your availability, if you have any questions or if you would like to use this position as an internship, please feel free to contact us by email or telephone. We like to think along with you.

Looking for another position with us? View our vacancies.

Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated.


+31 6 306 530 13


Stichting NonFiction Photo
Kerklaan 30, 9751 NN, Haren
ANBI | Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling


NonFiction Photo Festival Groningen
November – December 2022
Synagoge – Folkingestraat 60


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