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Trade Marketing Intern Global Duty Free

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Location: Europe : Netherlands : Amsterdam
Function: Commerce
Sub-Function: Commerce - Sales - Trade Marketing
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Education: 05 - WO




HEINEKEN is a proud, independent global brewer committed to surprise and excite consumers with its brands and products everywhere. The brand that bears the founder’s family name – Heineken® - is available in almost every country on the globe and is the world’s most valuable international premium beer brand. The Company’s aim is to be a leading brewer in each of the markets in which it operates and to have the world’s most valuable brand portfolio. HEINEKEN wants to win in all markets with Heineken® and with a full brand portfolio in markets of choice. The Company is present in over 70 countries and operates more than 165 breweries. HEINEKEN is Europe’s largest brewer and the world’s third largest by volume. HEINEKEN is committed to the responsible marketing and consumption of its more than 250 international premium, regional, local and specialty beers and ciders. The number of people employed is over 85,000 worldwide.


Team and department

Heineken Europe Export & Global Duty Free is responsible for all 3rd party Export & License business in Europe and for the Duty Free channels globally. The EE&GDF Opco manages independently a large portfolio of brands lead by Heineken® and has a strategic role for the development of brands across multiple markets. The Headquarter is based in Amsterdam, and counts 100 people.


Your internship will be in the Trade Marketing team that is part of the Marketing department. You will report into the senior Trade Marketer Global Duty Free. You will work in close cooperation with Sales and Brand marketing, but also with our external suppliers, partners, distributors and wholesalers.


Scope of Internship

As the Trade Marketing Intern you get to work on high impact assignments in close cooperation with the marketing team, sales, operations and distributors. Your main assignment will be to work on:

  • Strategic Trade Show (main industry event of the year): scoping, preparation, execution
  • You will contribute to other trade marketing led project as:
  • Activation support throughout all consumer drivers within GDF markets: Cruises, Airlines, Ferries
  • Contribution to other GDF Industry events (Trade Shows), leading of selected events
  • Maintenance of the Trade Marketing Portal


Your Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, mature and hands-on master student in the final stage of their studies (Commercial, Business or marketing) with strong analytical profile. You are both analytically strong and practically oriented. International experience is preferred. A strong personality and flexibility is required. Fluency in English is mandatory. All candidates should furthermore possess the following skills/characteristics:

• Structured work discipline

• Enthusiastic and curious
• Entrepreneurial
• Adventurous and culturally open minded
• Team player
• Good communication skills 
• Ability to be self-starting and work independently when and where needed



Project: Trade Marketing intern
Location: Amsterdam
Start Project: 1 May 2019
Duration: 6 months with possibility to extend (TBC)
Working days: 5 days per week

Remuneration: 500€ per month

Academic: WO/University Enrolment



If you are interested please send in your application via the 'apply' button. 


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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