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Internship: Internal Communications



Marketing & Communications
Oegstgeest, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer.
Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our team via [email protected].

Job Description

Are you interested in internal communication and engaging employees through digital platforms to build communities within a multinational environment? Do you want to put your creative skills into practice in a diverse and global manufacturing company? Sign up now!

As part of our Internal Communications department for AD Smartrac, you will focus on employee engagement and the use of new digital tools (our intranet called OurWorld, articles, video material) to enhance communications within the company. You will also be responsible for maintaining a site and a global community by coming up with ideas to bring people together while being involved in the communication of internal projects and events.

The different tasks you will be performing:

  • Generic Internal Communications
    • Helping with the set-up maintenance of online platforms for the Business Unit and exploring new media like podcasts, vlogging, communication tools to enhance internal alignment and engagement
    • Gaining experience in the full breadth of internal communication, coordinating tasks for HR, MarComm, and on the strategic topic of DE&I
    • Updating and maintaining our intranet, OurWorld.
    • Creating and editing internal communication content.
  • Project Communication Support
    • Supporting in the communication of strategic internal projects like innovation, digital transformation, etc...
    • Learning how to guide change and ensuring stakeholders are informed and involved in the different projects

The preferred start date is September 1st, 2024. The ideal candidate is available 4-5 days a week for 6 months. The location of the position is our European Headquarters in Oegstgeest. The internship can be done remotely for up to 2 days per week.


What kind of candidate are we looking for?

  • Someone currently following a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Communication Science, Economics, Media and Culture, Marketing, Psychology, Corporate Communication, Social Media or any related studies in a Dutch university
  • Someone tech-savvy and with good knowledge in online tooling and editing programs. Previous experience in Marketing Communications or Internal Communications is a plus.
  • Someone hands-on, enthusiastic, and eager to learn more about enhancing internal communication by digital means
  • Someone proactive, resourceful and creative to think out of the box while working in a dynamic team and different departments (HR, Marketing Communications...)
  • Someone with good communication skills who is not afraid to build a network and to speak up when dealing with different stakeholders
  • A real team player who brings humor and enthusiasm to work!

Additional Information

Our offer

  • 550 euros per month compensation on a full-time basis
  • Commuting allowance (if applicable)
  • A mentoring program and specific training offerings during your internship to support your development
  • Team-oriented and highly international environment, in which you get responsibility and the possibility to test your talents

Important: Only applications in English will be considered! Applicants need to be enrolled at a Dutch university for the whole duration of the internship.


Note: We do not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates using their personal email addresses.