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Are you a communications or marketing student looking to gain hands-on work experience? Are you passionate about the Internet and curious to better understand the inner workings of it?

Our communications team is looking for someone passionate about all mediums of communication that can bring fresh ideas to the table, roll-up their sleeves to work together on a project and have fun along the way. We are always looking for new ways to engage with our members and the wider Internet community.  If the idea of collaborating alongside a fun, international team sounds appealing and you are ready to dive deep into the highly technical side of the Internet, then read further! You bring your enthusiasm and team playing spirit and we’ll help you further your career by sharing our expertise and knowledge with you.

Intern Marketing Communication
location: Amsterdam Central Station
37,5 hours per week (this is flexible if you need to attend classes)

Start date: September 2018
Duration: 5 months

In order to apply you need to currently reside in the Netherlands.  

In this role, you will:

  • Collaborate on our marketing strategy
  • Contribute to our social media campaigns (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • Help revamp the content on our 25-year-old website (text and graphics) to make it more engaging for our members
  • Work alongside our team to produce concise, engaging written content for our stakeholders both internal and external
  • Optimise the way we coordinate our printed marketing materials (brochures, giveaways)

What we expect from you:

  • Be able to communicate like a near-native English speaker
  • Experience writing for the web
  • Experience developing social media campaigns (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • An eye for detail (proofreading)
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or another image manipulation tool
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master’s Degree in Marketing, Communication (actively enrolled)

What you can expect from us:

  • The chance to expand your communications skillset working alongside an international team of communications professionals
  • A great place to work – an informal, open and modern office in the east wing of Amsterdam Central Station (in-house barista, free fruit and once a week free lunch)
  • EUR 500 gross internship compensation per month

About the RIPE NCC

The RIPE NCC is a not-for-profit organisation founded on the belief that the Internet should be governed openly, transparently and together with the wider Internet community. We are one of the oldest Internet organisations in Europe and are proud of our legacy.

Our strongest asset is our staff. We bring together more than 150 people from more than 38 countries in our modern, vibrant office in the east wing of Amsterdam Central Station. Our official working language is English, but more than 30 languages are spoken by our colleagues. 

Our backgrounds are diverse but our goal is the same: work for the good of the Internet. And we are now working collaboratively with our staff to transform our company culture to facilitate our evolution into the future. Do you want to join us on this journey?

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please click on the Apply Button and fill in the short application form. Send it to us together with your CV and motivation letter (in English only please).

Job Type: Internship

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