Social Media & Content Marketing Intern

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Social Media & Content Marketing Intern

Job description

About Circle Economy

At Circle Economy, we believe it is time for a new economic approach: the circular economy. Circle Economy is a cooperative, and together with our members and partners we create industrial systems that are restorative by design by decoupling growth and resource needs.

We accelerate the transition towards a circular economy by providing insights in what a circular future might look like for a company, a region or even worldwide, and by coming up with scenarios for how to get there. Moreover, we provide a powerful network, tools and experience to the members of our cooperative to turn these scenarios into reality.

Who you are

You are passionate about sustainability and circularity and would love to contribute your skills and knowledge to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy through a 3-6 month internship position at a young and dynamic organisation. You have an interest and experience in writing online content, analysing web analytics, and developing creative and effective strategies for social media channels. You are creative, analytical and confident with your ideas while at the same time being collaborative. In this role, you will deliver and analyse high-quality content on a fascinating topic as part of a highly-skilled communications team.

Your role in the Circle Economy team

You will report to and work closely with the communications team to execute the following tasks:

  • Support in writing content and news items for our channels (website, medium, social media) and analysing their effectiveness
  • Putting our social media channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram) to use to expand and connect with our network and share our knowledge and events
  • Support in creating communication and marketing campaign materials for our business units on various topics (the circular economy and: textiles, finance, jobs & skills, cities, design & brands)
  • Manage Circle Economy's speaker bureau: handling speaking requests for the team and supporting them in representing our organisation
  • Analyse our social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram) and make recommendations on how to improve and expand our visibility
  • Set up and create analytics report for Circle Economy’s website
  • Analyse and optimise search words and create effective and strategic Google AdWord campaigns
  • Other tasks may include desk research and event management


Required skills and background

  • You are a Bachelor or Masters student that has proven experience with content marketing, campaigning, Google Analytics, SEO, SEA and/or event planning
  • You have excellent English communications skills, both written and spoken
  • You have experience in writing and editing content
  • You are a self-starter (proactive and independent) that knows how to deal with deadlines
  • You are a flexible multitasker that thrives in a dynamic environment
  • You are a great communicator and a team player

What we offer you

We offer an awesome challenge that loves to learn and take up responsibilities in a vibrant scale-up environment. We will coach you to put your communications skills and ideas into practice and help the organisation to catalyse the transition towards a circular economy. We offer paid internships of €400 per month gross (€300 gross at the Bachelors education level) based on full-time employment and can provide a travel stipend if necessary. The start date ideally will be January 2020 for 4 (or more) days per week and a minimum of 4 months.

To apply

The role is based in Amsterdam, NL. and a proper work permit to work in the Netherlands is required. Please complete the form below with your CV and motivation letter. Applications can be addressed to Melanie Wijnands.