Internships:

We’re always open to talented interns joining our team to get hands on experience in the field of Product/Graphics design and Marketing/Communication.

Marketing & Communication Intern

THE JOB

As part of the Botanopia Marketing & Sales team, your role is to develop our reach on the German-speaking market. Our clients are both retail customers, and B2B (independent store owners).

*The exact start date and duration period of the internship is flexible, ideally lasting around 6 months.*

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING DURING YOUR INTERNSHIP?

Optimize our website for german-language visitors.
Create new content & adapt existing content for a german-speaking audience.
Assist the development of marketing campaigns.
Develop promotional material and sales guides for our resellers.
Support daily operations & identify new leads.
Engage with our social media community.
Accompany us on international trade shows (depending on the corona situation of course…)

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

You study marketing, sales, communication or business. You’re fluent in German (spoken and written) and you have a good command of English.

You’re a digital native, with a good understanding of online shopping and social media. Writing comes naturally to you, you like to play with words, and get people’s attention through your texts.

You’re flexible, can get things done and can take initiative. You are independent, committed, and ready to put your theoretical knowledge from your studies into action for real customers. Bonus if you have an affinity with plants.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

You’ll work in a young company, within a small team.

You will have real responsibilities, your work will be directly used and implemented.

You can gain a lot of experience and skills for your future career. There is plenty of room for personal initiative and one on one mentorship. All aspects of the company happen at the office, from product development, prototyping, photography, content creation, sales, marketing, and logistics. You will get a chance to see and participate in all aspects, and be directly involved in any aspect that interest you. You can directly measure your progress and achievements with our audience and customers.

Examples of skills you can learn or develop at Botanopia:

E-commerce website management (WordPress), graphic design (Illustrator, Photoshop), photography and video, Marketing (Mailchimp, sales funnels), Press releases/ Press management, Amazon, SEO and Google Shopping/Google Ads, Instagram community management, and much more.

Don’t worry if you don’t have experience with these tasks & software. We can train you. Your mindset and attitude are most important to us.

Our small team is working in one big office space. There is always a team member to help you and to give you the requested guidance. Our plants-filled office is located on the west side of Amsterdam, with a view on the garden. We’re an international bunch, with Dutch, English, and French spoken at the office. Join us and add German to the mix!

You will receive an internship fee of 500€/month. In addition, you will receive 14 vacation days over a 6 month period.

DOES IT ALL SOUND GOOD TO YOU?

Apply now! We look forward to receiving your application with a CV and motivation letter. Email us with the subject line “Online Marketing & Sales Internship application”.

Product/Graphic Design intern

The studio is focussing on small edition interior products in ceramics, textiles and wood, produced in the Netherlands. As an intern at the studio you will get to experience the entire range of operations from the first idea to final product on store shelves.

During your internship you can expect to learn or develop the following skills, based on your interest and goals:

  • prototyping and form study in a variety of materials, mostly analog, sometimes in 3D software
  • packaging and product photography
  • the business side of running a small design studio, client meetings, pricing of products, setting up quotes and invoices, pitching products to editors, wholesale accounts and more

If you are a product, graphic design or ceramics student interested to apply for an internship for a minimum of 2 months, send your CV and portfolio by email.

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