Public Affairs Consultant, Italy


Application deadline: On a rolling basis.

The Good Food Institute Europe is procuring a part-time Public Affairs Consultant for a 6-month project in Italy.

GFI Europe colelagues working together on public affairs

About GFI Europe

The Good Food Institute Europe (GFI Europe) is an international nonprofit at the forefront of the movement to transform meat production in order to solve some of the world’s biggest problems, from climate change and global hunger, to antibiotic resistance and animal suffering. 

We work with scientists, businesses and policymakers to make plant-based foods, cultivated meat (made in fermentors) and precision fermentation-made foods delicious, affordable and accessible. Please check out the rest of our website, our 2022 Year in Review and our 2022 Europe Highlights blog post to find out more about who we are and what we do.

How you will make a difference

To expand our work to advance sustainable proteins across Europe, GFI Europe is looking for a consultant with expertise in policy and public affairs in Italy. 

You will be responsible for driving policy impact in Italy by building support for, and minimising opposition to, sustainable proteins among key stakeholders. This will include, among other things, working to ensure a fair, evidence-based regulatory path to market for plant-based, cultivated and fermentation-made proteins, and ensuring that the labelling of these foods is not unfairly restricted.

Scope of work

Working closely with policy and communications colleagues across Europe, you will:

Interaction with GFI Europe team

The Head of Policy will:

Who we’re looking for

You must have:

It would be an advantage to have some or all of the following attributes:

We want the best people and we don’t want biases holding us back. We strongly encourage people of every colour, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability to apply. Because we value a diverse workplace, we prioritise an inclusive climate absent of discrimination and harassment.

Contract details

Application process

To apply for this role, please complete this short application form and upload your CV in either Italian or English. Successful applicants will then be invited to a very brief, informal introductory chat, and then to complete a written assignment and interview. 

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


If you have any questions about this role, please reach out to us at If you’ve read this far but decided not to apply, please feel free to share the terms of reference with someone else in your network who you think might be a good fit for the role. Thank you.

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