Bachelor Internship (Corporate) Communications

  • Meewerkstage
  • Almere

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Getting you there

Bachelor Internship (Corporate) Communications
A lot of learning, room for creativity and coaching during your internship. It is within reach with this internship as Communications student in Almere (Hybrid). We are Corporate Communications within Athlon. Getting you there.

Your road to success
Left or right, you are the student who enjoys writing and while doing so, you let your imagination run wild! You connect all the Athlon countries and their departments. Participating and helping with internal and external communication is your main target. You can do this as a communications student with focus on:

– creating content for internal and external communications such as articles, posts, and videos – mainly in English.           
– working with communication colleagues in the Netherlands on joined communications.
– assisting in the organization of events such as company-wide (virtual) meetings.
– helping expand the reach of our existing communication channels (intranet/Teams/newsletters).
– researching, documenting and testing new communication channels.

It is not necessary to work in the office every day. We expect, after making yourself familiar with your colleagues and the tasks in the office, that you will mainly work from home. If necessary, there’s the option to work from our office in Almere. We will make sure you receive the right support and coaching by mail, telephone and by Microsoft Teams.

Let’s talk Athlon
Hi there! We’re Athlon. The international market leader in modern mobility solutions and part of the Mercedes-Benz Group. With a rich history of more than a hundred years, you can conclude that we have already covered the necessary kilometers. Do we take that lead for granted? Absolutely not. It makes us more ambitious to provide even better personal service to our customers. Together with around 1,700 colleagues, we are shaping sustainable mobility. We’re proud of that. From vehicle leasing to fleet solutions and from electrification to contributions to the sharing economy.

Leave it to us
The corporate communications department is responsible for all internal and external communications for Athlon throughout Europe, except customer communications. Our main focus is to work with communication specialists in all Athlon markets to reach their goals. The corporate communications department consist of a small and friendly team. You will work closely with Athlon (communication) colleagues in Europe.

“This internship will give you room to be creative and help you grow as a young professional. You won’t feel bored because each day feels like an adventure. To top that up, you will have genuine and exceptional coaching that will support you along the process.” – Ernestas Vaičius, Previous Corporate Communication Intern

Motivation has four wheels
Become the best version of yourself. Very normal at Athlon, because all our colleagues run on a healthy dose of ambition. What do you take with you as communications student for at least 32 of hours per week? Absolutely your creativity, flexibility and accuracy. You also have the drive to start projects on your own and to work independently. In addition, it is important that:

– you are currently studying for your Bachelor in Communication/Commercial Economics, Business & Languages or equivalent.
– you are looking for an internship for at least 4 days a week, for approximately 20 weeks starting from September 2024.
– you have an excellent command of the English language both verbal and written, Dutch is a major advantage.
– you have knowledge of digital/ video content creating.
– you are well versed in Microsoft Office.

Always on the move
Athlon is always on the move, just like you. To grow in our rapidly changing world, we are constantly looking at how you can get the best out of yourself every day. Creating an optimal workplace that fits you is an important part of this.

In addition to building an (international) career, as a communications student, based on 32 hours per week, you can count on:

– an internship allowance of €350 euro per month (based on 38 hours).
– an open, informal and warm atmosphere.
– a constructive feedback and training.
– an open-minded organization that offers the opportunity to gain experience at a subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz Group.
– a “door opener” for other possible attractive, international opportunities within Athlon and Mercedes-Benz Group.
– close coaching and participation in frequent departmental meetings.
– sufficient space to work on your own research question or project assignment.
– easily accessible by public transport. The bus (stop Veluwse kant) stops in front of the door.

A seat for everyone
At Athlon we believe in a diverse workforce and that everyone deserve a seat at the table. If you bring something different, we highly encourage you to apply. We want to get to know you and see if we can facilitate your needs, so you can become a part of our team.

We are an inclusive employer and we take every opportunity to remove unconscious bias from our recruitment process. This includes providing training for all hiring managers to make sure they are recruiting in the right way. Therefore, please do not feel obligated to include photographs, your age/date of birth or gender on your CV.

Route to your new job  
So student, get behind the wheel yourself. Go for a lot of learning, room for creativity and coaching during your internship. How? Apply before July 1st. After this date, this vacancy is closed.

Your application procedure looks like this:

1. If your application fits, we will contact you for an intake over the phone.
2. Are we both excited? Then a digital interview will follow.
3. Do we have a match? Then you will receive the proposal with the internship offer in your inbox.

Do you have any questions about the vacancy or application procedure? Our recruitment team is more than happy to help you via 036-5474207. We are getting you there.



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