Hotelschool The Hague

Strategic Marketing & Communication Intern

Vacancy nr: 348

Hotelschool The Hague was founded in 1929, making it one of the oldest independent hotel schools in the world. Since 1929, Hotelschool The Hague has been renowned for its education and innovative research, and is ranked among the Top 5 Hospitality Management Schools in the world. The school has two campuses, one in The Hague and one in Amsterdam with over 2500 students, an international student intake of over 40% and more than 250 employees.


For the last four years, Hotelschool The Hague has been voted best public hotel school in The Netherlands. Furthermore, Hotelschool The Hague’s Master in International Hospitality Management has been voted Best Master in Business Administration 2017 in The Netherlands by 'Keuzegids Masters 2017'. Graduates of Hotelschool The Hague occupy leading positions in the hospitality industry all over the world.


This dynamic and versatile department is looking for a:

Strategic Marketing & Communication Intern


An enthusiastic and energetic individual with a hands-on mentality and a passion for (digital) marketing, communication, branding and PR.


As of February 2018, Hotelschool The Hague offers an internship at the Strategic Marketing and Communication Department preferably for a period of longer than 3 months. Are you interested in learning more about digital marketing, Social Media, branding, internal communication and market research? Then this is the place for you!


You will be assigned independent tasks and will get the opportunity to further develop yourself and to participate as an integral part of a young, enthusiastic and professional team. A lot of room for independence is offered and we will provide you supervision by one of the Strategic Marketing & Communication experts.


Our Department

Our team as part of the Strategic Marketing & Communication Department is responsible for marketing and positioning, branding, internal and external communication, including public relations and marketing events for Hotelschool The Hague.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Creating content and monitoring internal and external communication (website, social media, intranet, narrowcasting and PR);
  • Executing the production of marketing & communication materials
  • Executing research (competition/marketing data), including conducting interviews with students, staff and alumni;
    • Photography of students, faculty, staff and events;
    • Quality care & proofing brand house style;
    • Producing mailings, newsletters, press releases and dealing with requests for information;
    • Supporting events and recruitment activities.



You have/are:

  • A 2nd year or above WO/HBO student of Marketing/Communication or Business related studies;
  • A hands-on mentality and a great eye for detail;
  • Inquisitive, independent, positive and ambitious;
  • A proactive and service-oriented attitude;
  • An excellent command of both Dutch and English, both written and oral;
  • A representative and business-like appearance in conformity with Hotelschool The Hague guidelines;
  • Excellent computer skills such as Excel, Power Point, etc.;
  • Preference will be given to the individual that has experience with creative programmes such as: InDesign, Photoshop or Illustrator.
  • Affinity with, and/or interest in the Hospitality industry.


Additional information

Period                                       Minimum of 3 months

No of days:                                At least 4 days a week

Hours:                                       9.00 to 17.30

Duties:                                      Project(s) and variable range of duties

Training:                                   Opportunity to attend supervision sessions, theme days and write a work placement report

Placement allowance:                 HBO: € 350,- pre-tax per month, full-time


You will be primarily based at our The Hague Campus, but you are also willing to incidentally work at our Amsterdam Campus.



Please contact Ms Vivian van der Wielen, for more information about the position; via tel. +31 88 028 18 00 or e-mail:


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