Marketing & communications intern sustainability

Internship Description

Job Description

There it is: your marketing & communications internship at our fast-growing company in making homes and neighborhoods more sustainable. Your #1 goal is to use communications to inform, inspire and activate people about sustainable living. You will contribute to a better world and learn all the tricks of the trade! 

What exactly are you going to do?
We face a great challenge: The Netherlands must get rid of natural gas. As you can imagine, marketing and communications play an important role in this transition. That's why we could really use your help. As a marketing & communications intern at Rel, you will support the Marcom team. Through many different communication channels, we reach residents throughout the Netherlands. Together we ensure that we spread the right message at the right time to the right people.

  • You will manage our social media channels and post regular ads to increase the visibility of our website and promotions.

  • You will create or improve communications materials for our "communications toolkit" used by more than 60 municipalities. This includes, for example, press releases, resident letters, social media messages, print materials, royalty-free photos, videos and infographics);

  • You will create content for- and post content on our websites;

  • You will ensure that our new corporate identity is consistently implemented in all our communications;

  • You will conduct surveys of residents on usability of our websites;

  • You create mailings in Marketingcloud, a smart tool used by many companies;

  • You help analyze data;

  • You have contact with (external) designers for the layout of expressions.

Within this position, you will be given a lot of responsibility and freedom to conceive and create new communication tools. Are there other things you would like to learn but are not in the list above? There is plenty of room for that too.



  • You are majoring in communications, journalism, media or marketing;

  • You will be available by February 1, 2023 for a minimum of 5 months for at least 4 days a week;

  • You have an affinity for sustainability.

What do we offer you?

  • Internship stipend of €300 per month.

  • Tasty vegetarian/vegan lunch at the office.

  • Ability to work partially from home.

  • Regular get-togethers.

  • New office, 5-minute walk from Amsterdam Zuid station.

We want a work environment where people from diverse backgrounds feel safe and at home. Read our views on diversity here.

Application process
We'll call you first for a brief telephone introduction. Because let's face it, a job posting is just a job posting and a resume is just a resume. We both care about the person(s) behind the nice text. Then we schedule an introductory meeting.

Do you have questions about this vacancy or would you like to know more about Regionaal Energieloket? Our communications consultant Esmé will be happy to answer your questions. She can be reached at:

About Regional Energy Counter
Regional Energy Desk works on behalf of 60+ municipalities in the Netherlands. We help their residents make their homes more sustainable. We do this by providing residents with independent advice and organizing collective sustainability actions. 

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  • 7. Affordable and sustainable energy. REL's mission: a sustainable home for everyone. We are committed daily to accelerate the energy transition in the Netherlands. 

    8. Decent Work & Economic Growth. REL's ambition is to become the best employer in the Netherlands, and we are well on our way! With good benefits, a holacratic working method and primary focus on employees, REL provides and promotes a safe and healthy working environment.

    11. Sustainable Cities and Communities. REL contributes to sustainable urban development.

    12. Responsible Consumption & Production. REL as a company has implemented several sustainable practices. For example, we offer employees a green pension plan (ASR DoenPensioen), daily vegan/vegan lunches, refurbished laptops, etc. 

    13. Climate Action. REL(lers) are committed daily to one mission: a sustainable home for all. Climate Action manifests itself in several ways within REL: organizing information evenings/webinar evenings of residents, actively approaching Municipalities around energy transition policy/acceleration, the digital counters that provide residents per municipality with knowledge around home sustainability. In addition, the Energy Fixer program helps homeowners and tenants in energy poverty to make their homes more sustainable through small energy-saving measures. 

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