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Young ImpactMakers

The Young Impactmakers is a community of talented young people who want to do good while doing business, either by starting their own impact business or by collaborating with organisations, working towards a better world. Founded in 2016 by Impact Hub Amsterdam and Starters4Communities, the community now exist over 2300+ young impactmakers who visited our events or are active members in our online community. YIM is led by a Taskforce consisting of 4 to 6 young people who play an active role in shaping and representing the community and organizing events.

Are you on the lookout for an internship (HBO/university level) where impact, entrepreneurship and sustainability are main priorities, where you’ll get a lot of freedom and where you help grow the national community for young social entrepreneurs in the Netherlands?

About YIM

With Young Impactmakers we want to inspire and activate young people to achieve a career with impact by giving them the skills, network and opportunities to succeed. We do so by building an on and offline community, organise events per year all over the Netherlands and host different entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial programmes.
To grow in a healthy and high quality way we are looking for a Marketing & Communications intern who is available for 3 days a week.
At Young Impactmakers you’ll be a full member of the team. This means that in addition to content marketing, and branding responsibilities, you’re also closely involved in other facets of the company.

About the Role

  • You’ll write social media and online content in accordance with our brand; mainly to promote our events and offerings using channels such as our websit, social media, external platforms and newsletter;
  • You will create and find catchy matching visuals;
  • You will learn how to work with digital marketing tools;
  • You will provide creative input during brainstorming sessions and meetings; such as new ideas for the website, content, video, podcasts, social media channels etc.;
  • If you are passionate about video production, you can create or edit videos or animations.
    And of course you will learn the ins and outs about impact entrepreneurship and the field of sustainability!
  • You will work together with leaders of the impact industry and give your network a big boost.

Requirements

  • You are a student or graduate at a university or university of applied sciences in a marketing related programme such as Digital Marketing, Art, Media Design, Communication or Communications & Multimedia;
  • Available for a minimum of 5 months;
  • Experience with working with creative and visual programs like Adobe Creative Cloud; Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop; Canva;
  • Experience or interest in social media strategies & execution;
  • Bonus point if: experience with event promotion;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Proactive;
  • Result oriented, inventive and can work independently but certainly also a team player;
  • Excellent communication skills (at least English, Dutch would be an extra);
  • Available from September 2022 (or to be discussed).

Job Specifications

  • Part of a team of 24+ committed and entrepreneurial impact makers (700+ worldwide) and become part of a global movement that enables you to develop your international network;
  • You work closely together with the community manager, founders and the local task forces in each city of Young Impactmakers;
  • Access to all events and exclusive learning opportunities of our partners.
    Remuneration: in conformity with the market.

Want to apply?

Please send your CV + brief motivation (if possible, including portfolio) to info@youngimpactmakers.nl with the subject Intern M&C before August 17 23:59.