Social Media Intern

Intern / Student, Full-time · Amsterdam

A Purposed Journey

The TrendWatching team is dynamic, international and highly purposed - and beyond keen to guide, inspire and empower professionals to bring to market more impactful innovations that benefit all, not the few.

Founded in 2002, TrendWatching has become one of the world’s leading consumer trend firms, delivering Free Trend Updates to over 300,000 trend-driven professionals, while our Trend Intelligence Platform supports 100s of well-known B2C brands and professional services firms such as Mastercard, Google, Starbucks, Vodafone, Uber, TBWA and UNICEF. 

Your opportunity at TrendWatching

We are looking for a passionate Social Media Intern in Amsterdam to join our team and embark on our exciting multi-year journey to support and lead the movement for a more purposed economy.

Your main goal in this position will be to gain experience creating engaging social media content about trends and our products for a professional audience. You will have the rare opportunity to grow and experiment with the newest and best practices in close cooperation with our international Marketing team. 

We want to quickly grow the business now that we have a number of exciting new services in place, and you will be one of the key drivers behind that growth. Additionally, with over 260,000 followers on social media, our message and information reach over 65 countries around the globe.

If you love trends and purposed innovation and feel that you are ready for the next step in your career, this might just be the hidden gem you are looking for.

Your responsibilities in this role
  • Work closely with the Content and Marketing teams, to post daily content across all social media channels.

  • Manage and monitor our social media pages: replying to comments, shares and mentions.

  • Help to collect and present social media analytics.

  • Assist in the creation and execution of various TrendWatching campaigns and promotional content, across social media and email.

  • Conduct research on social media analytics and algorithms.

  • Assist the Marketing team with various projects and tasks.

The ideal candidate
  • You are a student currently enrolled at university (preferably studying a relevant topic).

  • You absolutely love social media, keeping up with the latest trends, news and algorithms.

  • You have excellent English skills - both written and spoken.

  • You have an amazing eye for detail and reliable proofreading skills.

  • You can understand our brand, ensuring you match our tone of voice.

  • You feel and act purposed: caring deeply about sustainability, equality, well-being and transforming businesses into a force for good.

  • You perform best in a cosmopolitan, entrepreneurial and freelance-minded environment.

What's in it for you?
  • Actively contributing to a more purpose-driven economy and having an impact on people, glocally.

  • Flexible hybrid way of working: the option to work remotely from home and to join the team in our bright and fun coworking space in the heart of Amsterdam.

  • Being part of a company that values everyone’s ideas and initiatives and supports turning them into reality to reach our 100,000s of customers, subscribers and followers, worldwide.

  • A compelling story for your portfolio.

  • Being part of a fun team located throughout the world in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Barcelona and São Paulo.


Start date: Immediately

Duration: 6 months

Reports to: Marketing Manager

Compensation: 400 EUR a month

Sounds like you? Then please reach out to us and apply with your CV, cover letter highlighting your motivation to work for TrendWatching, and a short letter about a brand with a great social media presence. Only candidates who have completed these tasks will be considered — we want to get to know you. 

TrendWatching welcomes everybody to apply - regardless of their background, experience, abilities and perspectives.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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