Vacancy Graphic Designer

We are looking for a graphic designer to support us this year for the success of NonFiction Photo Festival in Groningen. This vacancy can be adapted to be filled by a professional, trainee or intern.

Deadline 31 January 2023. However, if you want to do an internship, you can register all year round.

A great place to develop new skills and to grow. Learn about impactful stories and good change to be part of something meaningful. – Viktor, 2021

By Denis Ghisalberti

As a graphic designer, you are part of the marketingteam. Together with the head of marketing, publicity officer and the communication officer, you are responsible for the graphic design for printed matter and online platforms.

  • Design poster for NonFiction Photo Festival
  • Design Academy flyer
  • Digital entrance tickets
  • Invitations to the opening
  • Social media banners
  • Design exhibition panels for the NonFiction Photo Exhibition
  • Design advertisements (posters, banners)
  • Update corporate identity manual
  • Enthousiast  over de vision and objective of NonFiction Photo.
  • A practical attitude and the ability to work independently.
  • A team player.
  • Be able to work on the basis of graphic guidelines and regulations.
  • Can work with tight deadlines.
  • Graphic design education or similar.
  • Experience with photography is an advantage.
  • No 9 – 5 mentality.

It is possible to fill this vacancy as an intern, from 5 ECT. Under the guidance of experienced professionals you can work part time or full time. We adjust the internship period, duration and content to fit your course and education level. This is a challenging internship with hard deadlines, especially if you have your run between October and December.


If you are at the start of your career, it is possible to fulfill this position as a trainee. This is a work experience place 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 foundation NonFiction Photo (on 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.
  • A spot on the 'Talent' wall in the living room, visited by at least 5,000 people.
  • The opportunity to meet (well-known) photographers and to network with partner organizations and photographers.
  • The opportunity to develop yourself and gain relevant work experience.
By Aileen Bus
Working Period

First half of the year

From February to July you are committed to the exhibition of the year, content creation and projects such as pop-up exhibitions.

Second half of the year

From July or August (depending on your holiday period) to January you help with the promotion of the festival, content creation and the exhibition of the year.


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 coordinated in consultation, as long as everything is finished on time. Working (partly) from home is also negotiable.

The tasks can be expanded, depending on your availability and interests. It is possible to move in consultation with the timing of the work. Personal input is welcome; there is a lot of room for own initiative and creativity.


Interested? Send your CV and motivation before 31 January to Andrea Hooymans (director NFP) via Applications are in the following week at Biotoop, Kerklaan 30, Haren.

Are you in doubt about your availability, do you have any questions or do you want to use this position as an internship, without obligation, please contact us by e-mail or telephone. We’d 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 2023
Synagoge – Folkingestraat 60


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