MEETINGS & EVENTS MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

Employer: The Hague Humanity Hub 

Type: The Hague Humanity Hub Internship (4 or 5 days a week) 

Location: The Hague Humanity Hub 

Duration: 6 months 

Period: End of August 2024 – End of February 2025 

Deadline: 30th June 2024 

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you a natural for sales and customer service? Would you like to support a variety of organisations in organising meetings and events? Are you a motivated, multi-talented student who is well organised, gets things done and knows how to communicate with customers? Are you interested in actively helping us increase bookings while striving for a peaceful and just world? 

If this sounds like you, join our international and dynamic team! By joining the Meeting & Events team at The Hague Humanity Hub you will help make inspiring meetings and events a reality, meet interesting organisations active in the peace & justice ecosystem, and create unique experiences for our guests! Depending on availability and your interest, you will also have the chance to support other teams of the Hub. 

What you will do

Day-to-day activities: 

  • Handle meeting & event bookings from requests to execution 
  • Assist with creating comprehensive proposals for room bookings and digital event services (incl. showing the space, thinking through logistics together with the clients and/ or partners) 
  • Provide outstanding service to our guests before and after their booking 
  • Help to develop and maintain long-term client relationships and partnerships 
  • Assist Hub’s programming team with planning and hosting Hub’s events (from the Meeting & Events perspective) 
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Hub team to provide more value to members and customers
     

Throughout your internship: 

  • Help develop plans to boost sales, e.g.  research competition or new (online) channels 
  • Research and identify market trends to further improve event services 
  • Help improve and professionalize the booking processes of meetings and events, e.g. process optimisation, developing templates 

What you bring

Requirements

What we offer

  • Demonstrated interest in event planning and affinity with sales 
  • Hospitality mindset 
  • Fluent in English and ideally working knowledge of Dutch 
  • Excellent communication skills, in writing and verbally 
  • A curious, friendly personality with the ability to stay calm, responsive and solution oriented 
  • You are punctual, well-organized, proactive and can multi-task 
  • You enjoy talking to and assisting guests to plan and execute their ideal meetings and events 
  • A flexible, can-do attitude, ready to jump between tasks and help where needed 
  • You are tech savvy and aren’t afraid to learn how to use new systems 
  • You are able to work independently as well as collaborate within a team. 
  • You welcome feedback and use it to improve and learn 
  • Bonus: you already have experience with sales, event management or hospitality 
  • You are studying or have studied a degree in a relevant field (for example, but not limited to:  hospitality, business management or similar) 
  • You are legally allowed to do an internship in the Netherlands; 
  • You are living in, or near, The Hague; 
  • You must be able to work at least 4 days per week (32 hours); 
  • You must be available for the entire duration of the internship; 
  • An internship allowance of €500 per month, based on 40 hours a week (€400 per month, based on 32 hours a week) 
  • Paid holiday allowance (depending on how many hours you work: 8 days based on 32 hours per week); 
  • The possibility of part-time hybrid working (usually 25% of your working hours, or 1 day if you work 4 days per week); 
  • 25% discount on all food & beverage at the Hub Café; 
  • Free attendance to events and workshops; 
  • The chance to build your network with leading innovators from the ecosystem for a more peaceful and just world; 
  • A great learning opportunity to develop your professional and social skills in a challenging yet rewarding environment; 
  • Take a proactive role in developing the Humanity Hub from a community point of view; 
  • Guidance throughout your internship and potentially valuable input for your thesis topic and future positions; 
  • An energetic and purpose-driven organizational culture in a vibrant workspace with a diverse group of colleagues.  

Want to work with us?

Please submit your complete application on the form found at this link (indicating the preferred position and including all relevant documents as detailed).
Only complete applications will be considered.
Applicants will be invited for rolling interviews before and after the deadline.

Interviews are expected between the 25th of June – 10th July. 

 For any questions related to the application process, please reach out to Alexandra Ciuca-Verweij, Campus Sales Manager (alexandra.ciuca@humanityhub.net).