Social media & community management intern

Internship Description

Are you an ambitious Creative Business, Art School, Communication Studies, Online Marketing or Advertising student? And do you get excited about everything related to interior design, remodeling and/or sustainability? Then apply now and come help us grow The Substitute.

Who are we?

We, Machteld and Marieke, are the founders of The Substitute and organize, among other things, annual the Sustainable Living Fair.

The Substitute is the new platform for the sustainable alternative in interior & remodeling. We are a community of sustainable brands, makers & professionals, such as (interior) architects, designers and stylists. The Substitute offers 365 days a year overview, inspiration & knowledge in the field of sustainable living so that everyone can easily make sustainable choices in and around the home.

The online platform is the heart of our community and is being driven through our social media channels. The platform has just gone live and must now grow rapidly. As a social media & community management intern, you are an important player in this.

What will you do?

  • You will have a coordinating and creative role; where you will be (co-)responsible for the creation of social media content, the editing of submitted content from our community members and the layout and content of our newsletters.
  • Community management of Instagram and Facebook
  • Explore new opportunities including LinkedIn and Pinterest
  • You'll learn all facets of The Substitute's marketing and communications mix. From content creation, image editing and community management to PR, email marketing & web editing.
  • Analyze and process social media statistics
  • Rolling out various (social) media campaigns
  • Assist with administrative work for the community

Who are you?

  • You are studying (or have just graduated) at HBO or WO level in a relevant field such as journalism, communication, multimedia design, (online) marketing, branding, media & culture, animation, graphic design or audiovisual media.
  • You speak and write good Dutch & English
  • You have a sharp pen, an eye for images and are a social media savant yourself
  • You are commercial, customer-oriented and a creative thinker
  • You get hot on interior design and design and want to work for a more sustainable world!
  • You are flexible, proactive, and enjoy contributing to a growing organization
  • Pre: you have knowledge of photography and are comfortable with Adobe programs such as Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Pre: Video/photography experience, editing experience
  • You live in Amsterdam (or surrounding area)
  • You are available at least 4 days a week for a period of at least 5 months. Starting date by mutual agreement, but as far as we are concerned as soon as possible!

What do we offer?

The Substitute offers you a versatile internship within a fast growing start-up. Within the internship there is room for your own input and we expect a high degree of independence. The internship fee is 300 euros gross per month (40 hours). You will work in Amsterdam (near Amstel Station) in a creative environment with always a delicious lunch!  

During this internship, you will rotate into our team as a full member, build your resume and build an extensive network in the sustainable interior and remodeling industry. After a successful internship, there are opportunities for advancement.

Did you get excited? Nice! Then send a short motivation letter as soon as possible to marieke@thesubstitute.nl.  

Still have questions? Then feel free to call me at 06-17477080. Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

  • marieke@thesubstitute.nl
  • 2-1-2023
  • 14-12-2022
  • 32-40
  • HBO and master's degree
  • yes
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