Meeting & Events Management Internship

Employer: The Hague Humanity Hub
Type:
Internship (+/- 4 days a week)
Location: Humanity Hub City Centre
Duration: 6 months  
 Starting date: February 2022


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

DEADLINE: THURSDAY 23 DECEMBER 2021

The Humanity Hub is looking for an energetic and highly motivated Meeting and Events Intern who will support our Meeting & Events department. The Humanity Hub is all about the community and you will play an important role as a member of the Humanity Hub team. If this sounds like something you would appreciate, join our international and dynamic team!

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
  • Encourage and support Hub members to use the Hub for hosting meetings and (virtual/hybrid) events at the Hub City Centre
  • Research new (online) channels
  • 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
  • Work together with the Hub team to offer additional support and maximize a customer value
  • Develop, test and implement new ideas to make our Café more welcoming and profitable
  • Be part of our internal meetings and give us your ideas and input
  • Help us find innovative ways to use our convertible space and help our community make the best out of the space

What you bring

Some additional things to consider

What we offer

  • Demonstrated interest in event planning and affinity with sales
  • Self-starter with proven leadership skills
  • Ability to stay calm, responsive, and well-organised
  • Hands-on mentality and a flexible to help where needed
  • Works well in a team
  • Eye for detail and finishing touches
  • Comfortable with working in a very international environment and multiple cultures
  • Interest in and affinity with not for profit and/or social causes
  • Available for flexible working hours to support events as required
  • Preferably living in the Hague
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Working knowledge of Dutch
  • Must be enrolled in an educational institution for the entire duration of the internship period
  • Legally allowed to do an internship in the Netherlands
  • 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
  • Unique entrepreneurial opportunity in a young organisation that supports community building and innovation in the area of peace, justice and humanitarian action
  • Direct interaction with over 100 international member organizations
  • Networking and valuable connections for your future career
  • Work directly with the Managing Director and all heads of departments and take a proactive role in developing the Hub from a hospitality point of view
  • Personal development with challenging responsibilities, as well as free attendance to events and workshops
  • New, cool office space in the heart of downtown the Hague
  • Monthly compensation of €400 (based on 40 hours a week)
  • 25% discount on all F&B in the Hub
  • Guidance throughout your internship and valuable input for your thesis topic

Want to work with us?

Please send your CV and motivation letter to Marketa Eiglova.