Meeting & Events Management Internship(CLOSED)

Employer: The Hague Humanity Hub
Type:
Internship (+/- 4 days a week)
Location: Humanity Hub City Centre
Duration: 6 months  
Period: End of August 2022 – End of February 2023


Applications are open! Please note that we will be inviting candidates for interviews on a rolling basis before the deadline!

NEW DEADLINE: Deadline extended to 15 July!

Are you looking for a new challenge? Is managing meetings and events management second nature for you? 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 grow and engage our community of professionals striving for a peaceful and just world?

If this sounds like something you would appreciate, join our international and dynamic team! Next to supporting our Meeting & Events team, you will help the development of a diverse community and help members make valuable connections, be creative by developing and implementing new projects, and work closely with and support the rest of our lovely team in other areas where needed.

What you will do

  • Provide outstanding service to customers with regard to booking and organising meetings and events
  • Assist with creating comprehensive proposals for room bookings and digital event services (incl. showing the space, thinking through logistics options together with the clients, managing catering offers, preparing technical offers)
  • Handle reservations process from request to invoicing
  • Help to boost the sales volumes and research new (online) channels
  • Encourage and support Hub members to use the Hub for hosting meetings and (virtual/hybrid) events at the Hub City Centre location
  • Improve efficiency of proposal and booking process
  • Help to develop and maintain long-term client relationships and partnerships
  • Be part of Hub’s programming team in planning and hosting community events
  • Research market trends and identify and capture opportunities for growth and improvement of event services
  • Improve and professionalize meeting and events processes and procedures
  • Develop, test and implement new ideas to make our Café more welcoming and profitable
  • Help us find innovative ways to use our convertible space and help our community make the best out of the space
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Hub team to provide more value to members and customers

What you bring

Some additional things to consider

What we offer

  • Demonstrated interest in event planning and affinity with sales
  • Ideally you already have experience with event management and sales
  • You are fluent in English and have working knowledge of Dutch
  • Excellent communication skills, in writing and verbally
  • A genuine interest in the Humanity Hub’s community and ecosystem for a more peaceful and just world
  • A curious, friendly personality with the ability to stay calm, responsive and solution oriented
  • You are punctual, well-organized, proactive and can multi-task
  • Self-starter with proven leadership skills with an eye for detail and finishing touches
  • A flexible, can-do attitude, ready to jump between tasks and help where needed, and suggest improvements
  • You are able to work independently as well as collaborate within a team. You welcome feedback and use it to improve and learn
  • You are tech savvy and aren’t afraid to learn how to use new tools
  • Available for flexible working hours to support events as required
  • You are currently enrolled in an academic programme: you are in the final stages of your studies in a relevant field such as hospitality, business management or similar
  • You must be enrolled in an educational institution for the entire duration of the internship period
  • You are legally allowed to do an internship in the Netherlands
  • You are living in, or near, The Hague
  • An internship position of +/- 32 working hours per week for a period of 6 months at the Humanity Hub
  • An energetic and purpose-driven organisational culture in a vibrant workspace with a diverse group of colleagues
  • The chance to build a 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 Hub from a hospitality point of view
  • Friendly and collaborative team atmosphere with opportunities to work directly with all departments
  • Personal development with challenging responsibilities, as well as free attendance to events and workshops
  • Guidance throughout your internship and potentially valuable input for your thesis topic
  • 25% discount on all food & beverage products at the Hub Cafe
  • An internship allowance of €400 per month, based on 40 hours a week

Want to work with us?

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

Have any questions? Please reach out to Marketa Eiglova, our Meetings & Events Coordinator at marketa.eiglova@humanityhub.net