Internship - Change & Communications Support

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Date: 9 Jul 2024

Location: Amsterdam, NL


Internship - Change & Communications Support


“Overall, I want to thank you all for the incredible opportunity for growth you have given me. I have enjoyed my internship so much, and I am so grateful to having had the pleasure to work with you and contribute to HGP”

HEINEKEN is looking for you!

Every day we work with pride on our great products that you have certainly had in your hand at a party, during a work meeting or at home on the couch. HEINEKEN is much more than just beer. What about brands like Cristal Clear, Royal Club, Heineken 0.0, Amstel Radler and Birra Moretti. We actively work to create a pleasant work environment where everyone feels respected and has equal opportunities. Your personality, knowledge and skills are the success of our organization.
The internship

To support the Change Campaign for a truly global program, we have an exciting open position in the Change Management team! The cross-functional program, led by the procurement function, will enable our colleagues all over the globe to adopt new procurement processes and tools that will drive efficiency within the business.


In this internship you will be responsible for creating sound content to support the Program Change campaign

  • Draft pre-planned and execute compelling communications content for internal distribution globally
  • Support with onboarding Operating Companies around the world with the Change and Communications strategy
  • Support in the distribution of internal surveys to measure and translate the data into communications materials
  • Support the implementation teams in their overall communication journey


During your internship you will get the opportunity to get to know HEINEKEN as a company, also outside your department. We give you the trust and freedom, so you can work like a real entrepreneur. We like to bring the outside world inside and therefore we embrace new, fresh ideas with enthusiasm. Of course always with the guidance that is right for you.

The department

At Procurement Enablement we ensure that our teams in HEINEKEN Global Procurement are able to do what they do best: develop productive relationships with our suppliers, negotiate procurement agreements and ensure our business stakeholders are able to purchase what they need. The different teams within Procurement Enablement consist of subject matter experts in the fields of Digital Transformation, Sourcing, Contract Management, Governance and Compliance and Data & Analytics. We are a diverse and supportive group of people, all eager to do our part to make HEINEKEN win. Join us, and you will find out what a great place to work Procurement Enablement truly is!

The terms of employment

  • Your starting date is 2 September 2024
  • The internship is fulltime (in consultation also 4 days a week possible)
  • The duration of the internship is 5 or 6 months (in consultation with your internship supervisor)
  • It is a practice-oriented internship
  • You will be based in BASE Office, Schiphol
  • You will receive an internship fee of €500 (wo & hbo) gross pm based on fulltime
  • You will enjoy 2 vacation days per month (based on fulltime)
  • If you do not have a student OV product, your commuting expenses will be fully reimbursed



The start of your internship

Together with a diverse group of interns from different departments you will start your internship at HEINEKEN. Together you will be introduced to the organization. Furthermore, you can organize fun activities with your fellow interns.

The unique you!

You are a student in a relevant field of study and you have the following:

  • You are highly motivated and passionate about creating sound content and communications
  • You take up the challenge to quickly master our tools and to find out new ways of virtual collaboration
  • Ability to prioritize and to work in a structured way on projects and individually
  • Exceptional team player capability and eagerness to learn, share knowledge
  • Proficiency in English: written, spoken and interpersonal
  • A pragmatic approach with a can-do mentality

We believe that everyone has unique talents and are therefore looking for you!

  • If you are currently enrolled at a Dutch university and have affinity with the sweet spot where business and technology meet
  • If you are a team player that communicates and collaborates effectively across different countries and cultures
  • If you are a structured person who doesn’t shy away from complex challenges


Conditions of HEINEKEN – important that you read the below!

  1. You are enrolled at an educational institution.
    1. In the case of non-EU nationality, you must be registered as an intern with a Dutch educational institution.
    2. In case of EU nationality, you may also be registered as an intern at educational institutions outside the EU.
  2. Physical presence at the location of your internship. We believe that you learn most when you can work directly with your colleagues. It is therefore not possible to work completely remote and HEINEKEN does not facilitate housing.


Great! For more information about this vacancy or about the application process, please contact You can also apply right now by clicking on the "apply now" button. After that we ask you to fill in some data, write a short motivation for the internship and upload your most recent CV.

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