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Internship (IT & Data): Internal Communications & Engagement

  • Posted: 15 Sep 2023
  • Information Technology
  • Hoofddorp, NL
  • Netherlands

About the job

Internship (IT & Data): Internal Communications & Engagement

Are you excited to put your storytelling and communication skills into practice? Can you keep our employees engaged with Danone and up to date with relevant IT & Data news, learnings, and insights? Then, apply now to join us as our new IT & Data Internal Communications & Engagement Intern as of  November/ December 2023 at our office in Hoofddorp, NL!

About the Team

As our new IT & Data Internal Communications & Engagement Intern you will be part of the IT & Data Benelux team. The team consists of around 150 passionate Danoners, enabling 6000 colleagues in The Netherlands and Belgium to make a bigger impact with technology.

The capabilities of our IT & Data Benelux team extend across local and global operations, providing comprehensive coverage. With the purpose "We inspire & empower Danone through the world of tech and data", we support Danone to achieve its 2030 goals around “One Planet One Health”.

Our vision is simple: technology and data are clear strategic differentiators for Danone by 2025, powered by an agile IT & Data organization.


About the Job

You will support the team in the activation of the Communications & Engagement Plan to create an inspiring, informative, safe, comfortable, and energetic experience for employees.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Supporting in developing the best internal communication approaches (including visual communication);
  • Creating and designing engaging content with a strong user-centric approach; Taking ownership of our intranet social channels;
  • Collaborating with different stakeholders by discussing and advising our strategic communication;
  • Supporting the execution of different local and global campaigns and organizing internal events.

Moreover, you will cooperate closely with the IT & Data Benelux Management Team, Internal Communication & Engagement Managers, Communications stakeholders, and business partners.

About you

You are a Bachelor/Master student in Communication, Marketing, Journalism, Psychology, Business Administration, Public Relations, or in a relevant discipline with an out-going personality and you have a strong affinity for communication, graphic designing, and digital tools. You are not afraid to take initiative and speak up to bring your own ideas and suggestions forward. You thrive in a team setting but you are also willing and able to work autonomously when necessary. You have a creative mindset and profound interest in creating engaging content, which you have developed through working with different social media tools and editing visuals and videos. You can meet deadlines and prioritize your workload through your organizational skills.

In addition, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Enrolled as a student during the whole internship period (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
  • Ideally available to start from November/ December 2023 for a minimum of 6 months (preferably for 9 to 12 months), 5 days per week (with flexibility during the internship for study days);
  • You are fluent in English – oral and written;
  • You are able to work from our Hoofddorp office twice per week;
  • Please note that you are required to relocate to the Netherlands (if abroad) for this internship and get a BSN

About us

You will need to enjoy a fast-paced, rapidly changing agenda, yet packed with opportunities. You will work with some of the best-known brands in the world. Part of the Danone group are Evian, Nutricia, Alpro, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

By joining this team, you will have the opportunity to work in a highly multinational environment where you will meet inspiring people every day! This team will involve you in many different projects and initiatives allowing you to continuously develop your skills. You will complete this internship with many functional and transferrable skills, such as presentation skills, project management and build on your storytelling skills. You will be supported to grow in a dynamic environment that allows you the space to explore your creativity and encourages you to share your ideas and opinions. During this internship, you will be closely supervised by the Communication Manager.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

We Offer

Proactivity, empowerment, and diversity are the basis of Danone culture. You will be part of an international environment where every day can be a fresh adventure, full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn.

We offer a gross monthly internship allowance 650 euros per month and a home working allowance/contribution towards travel. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.

Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.

In the Netherlands, we also offer a hybrid working environment which enables each team to meet our people's desire for flexibility. You can also work in one of our three People Hubs in Amsterdam/Hoofddorp, Zoetermeer/ Rijswijk and Utrecht. This helps us create better opportunities for connection & synergies across our entities, teams, functions, and categories.


What’s next?

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please hit the "apply now" button, and upload your application to our career site jobs.danone.com. Due to GDPR, we need your consent to process your data, we therefore strongly request your application sent through our career site.
The recruitment process for this internship is as follows: Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter; Stage Two – you will have the opportunity to submit your creative ideas on executing a real case communication task; Stage Three – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please note that sometimes there are slight changes to this process. You can expect feedback on your application within 2 weeks of each stage of the recruitment process (following your application, your video submission, and your face-to-face interview).

Need more information? Please contact me, Costantino Sartori (Campus Recruitment Intern) via costantino.sartori@danone.com

* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status