Careers at GFI Europe

Explore GFI Europe job openings, find opportunities across the sustainable protein sector, and sign up to our talent database to hear about new roles.

GFI Europe colleagues working together
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Current job opportunities at the Good Food Institute Europe

Open job opportunities

Please see open opportunities below:

Public Affairs Consultant, Italy (See English version here)

We’re no longer accepting applications for the roles below, but candidates might still want to access the job descriptions for reference:

Head of Operations

For future vacancies, check back soon and sign up to our talent database.

Find job openings for GFI’s international affiliates in Asia Pacific, Brazil, India, and Israel – plus opportunities across the global sustainable proteins sector. Find US-based job openings.

Join GFI’s talent database

Are you interested in a career helping to shape the future of food? Join our Talent Database to hear from GFI, sustainable protein companies and researchers as they look to expand their teams.

Sustainable protein careers board

Use this database to find opportunities to work in Europe’s sustainable protein ecosystem – from internships with startups, to academic fellowships.

Why work at GFI Europe?

If changing the world isn’t reason enough, here are some other benefits of working at GFI Europe.

Remote and connected teams

Remote and connected teams

We work remotely across Europe, and aim to get together as a team approximately twice per year.

Co-working support

Home office set-up stipend

Fun, remote team gatherings



We’re laser-focused on making Europe’s food system better for the planet, people, and animals.

We strategically emphasise what’s most impactful, set clear goals, and assess our progress.


Clearly-defined objectives and goals

Value and lift up diverse voices

Strong donor support

Sophisticated, professional technology and systems

World-class benefits

World-class benefits

We support our team through strong benefits and an emphasis on work-life balance.

Our top priorities include attracting and retaining top-notch talent, cultivating a culture of care and openness, and supporting intrinsic motivation within each employee that is driven by mission-alignment.


Flexible working hours to fit around your commitments

Long service recognition after two years

Professional development support

Minimum 10 weeks of maternity leave at 100% pay*

24/7 access to free,
confidential counselling
and well-being support
in +40 languages for
all employees and
their family members**

*Exact eligibility depends on national level employment law but we will do our best to honour this regardless of circumstances.

**Living in the same household and excluding children under the age of 16.

Our culture

Our culture

Our team is innovative, engaged, caring, supportive, and driven to change the world! Here’s what team members said they liked about working for GFI Europe in our 2021 anonymous staff survey:

“Working for an important cause, being surrounded by amazing and driven colleagues, the freedom to define my work.”

“Focus on impact, incredible colleagues, supportive and inclusive atmosphere, autonomy of role.”

“Purpose-driven, super smart and motivated colleagues, prominent role in the sustainable protein ecosystem, open culture, lots of autonomy, international, always something to learn, people are always willing to help each other.”

“Overall GFI Europe is the best place I’ve ever worked! Colleagues are absolutely awesome, and the type of work is super varied, exciting, and meaningful.”

Our organisation

Our organisation

Our work is spread across six dynamic teams to maximise efficiency and empower us to meet our objectives.

Science and technology
Science and Technology

We work with scientists to develop, fund and promote open-source research on plant-based and cultivated meat, eggs, dairy and seafood.


We advance government investment in sustainable proteins as well as fair regulation and legislation.


We connect donors with impact, inspire gifts and grants, and empower GFI Europe to grow sustainably and remain nimble.

Corporate engagement
Corporate Engagement

We support the food industry to make delicious and affordable plant-based meat available across Europe, and prepare the sector for the arrival of cultivated meat.


We inform, shape, and lead the conversation around plant-based and cultivated meat science and solutions.

Executive and operations
Executive and Operations

We ensure GFI Europe runs efficiently to create international impact, and that team members have the support they need to drive our mission forward.

Our hiring process

We work collaboratively to evaluate candidates, limit subconscious bias, and hire the best team members.

Covering letter

First round: online application and screening questions

You will submit an initial application via a short online form including a small sample work task.


Second round: timed project

The timed project consists of two to four short questions that simulate the work you would be asked to perform on the job. You will be asked to complete these tasks to the best of your ability within a particular timeframe (usually two hours).

Third round: written assignment

The written assignment consists of three or four more strategic questions that allow you to show your skills and experience in more depth, and help us to understand how you would approach key elements of the role.


Fourth round: video interviews

The final round includes three separate video interviews. Typically, you would have one interview with the relevant department manager, one with a member of the senior leadership team, and a final interview with GFI’s Founder and CEO Bruce Friedrich.

Final step: references

We will request two professional references, one of which should be a current or former supervisor. During this round, we also invite you to contact members of the GFI Europe team to ask questions.

We want you to have every opportunity to shine and show us your talents – we are happy to make all the reasonable adjustments that we possibly can to make sure the assessment process works for you. Please feel free to contact us at about the process.


To apply, please click on the links above. We only accept applications via our website, but we’re happy to answer your questions about working at GFI Europe and position openings. Feel free to get in touch.