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Title:  Intern CMI & marketing low & no alcohol (global)

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Location: Amsterdam 
Function: Commerce
Sub-Function: Commerce - Marketing - Brand Management
Type of Contract: Fixed Term



Intern Low No Alcohol – Heineken International, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

From 27.01.2020 – 27.07.2020


Have you ever dreamed of joining a huge international company in a lovely human-sized city? Does working in one of the biggest brewery companies in the world, in a multicultural team with interdisciplinary tasks and great corporate spirit put sparkles in your eyes?


Heineken N.V. is the number one brewer in Europe and one of the largest brewers in the world. Heineken Global Commerce is looking for two curious, ambitious interns to support the Low No Alcohol (LONO) Team.  Low and No Alcohol is one of the fastest growing and most exciting beverage categories as consumers live healthier lives, seek out more existing tastes and experiences and seek solutions to help them in a busy world.


The roles available are:

  • Market Insights Coordinator x 1
  • Marketing Coordinator x 2


All interns will be involved in projects that include but are not limited to:

  1. New Product Development support
  • Supporting product innovation projects through participating in workshops, liaising with operating companies and agencies and supporting on design and packaging elements of innovation. 
  1. Communication assistance
  • Creating marketing materials that can help communicate our brands and category to key stakeholders including the management of our web portal and internal social media.
  1. Research and Analysis
    • Assisting in various research projects helping to display data, analyse trends and build compelling stories.
  2. LONO Team Support
  • Become the go-to individual for accessing our product both for the global and local teams. Supporting the LONO team with initiatives such as workshops, meetings and social events. 


The successful intern will require all of the following skills:

  • A natural curiosity and willingness to ask why.
  • A passion for the world of beer and low no alcohol.
  • Strong analytical and data interpretation skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Solid excel skills would be an advantage.
  • Confident, with good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work across multiple projects at once, to deal with multiple project owners and to manage your own time.
  • Highly motivated with strong sense of personal initiative.
  • We will consider applicants from all academic disciplines and levels, but specific attention will be paid to those from marketing, market research, business, innovation or supply chain backgrounds.

Key Eligibility Criteria:

  • The intern must be registered as a student in a third level institution (University/HBO/Bachelor/Master) for the entirety of the internship.
  • The intern must be an EU citizen or currently be enrolled in a Dutch University.



We believe working with us, you will develop your skills in:

  • Adaptability  - understand the rules and expectations, in a complex organization
  • Communication – Hone your storytelling skills and presenting style
  • Multicultural Awareness - Learn how to work with people from all over the world
  • Problem-Solving - Apply theoretical and technical knowledge in the professional environment
  • Commercial Resilience – Learn how to build brands and manage revenue


Our values:

We have defined a set of values that defines us. We hope we are on the same page.

  • We love our team because we are one: we help each other, we are transparent, always connected, and most importantly, we have a good time doing our job!
  • The best candidate for this position is an empathic person with a positive attitude, someone who brings excitement in the team with his proactive approach, whilst remaining pragmatic and persistent.
  • You have to be curious and courageous enough to be different, even if it could not work out. If you are genuinely motivated and transparent, and if you believe you can inspire the people around you with your attitude and knowledge, you could definitely be the right fit for us!


Remuneration and Support:

€500 per month

All transport costs covered

European international students will be eligible to apply for Erasmus support grant.


The intern will be supported by a line manager who will provide mentoring, support and periodic appraisals. The intern will also have access to senior managers across the LONO team. He/ she will work alongside two other interns supporting the LONO team.


Interested in applying - Please email your CV, and cover letter detailing:

  • Why you want to work for Heineken?
  • What skills you will bring to our organisation?




 Key Dates

  • Submission deadline: 26th November 2019
  • Assessment centre date: 12th December 2019 (if not located in Netherlands, alternative arrangements can be made)
  • Start date: Monday 27th January 2020 (this is an unmoveable date due to induction plans)


At HEINEKEN, we brew great beers and we build great brands. We are committed to surprising and exciting our consumers and employees everywhere. We have a proud history and heritage in brewing and in our communities. With operations in over 70 markets globally, we are the world's most international brewer.

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