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Communications Intern

Hours per week
40 hours


GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,000+ stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 800,000 store visitors per day
  • ~17 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2018: EUR 3,7 billion
  • EBITDA 2018: EUR 576 million
  • Over 37,000 employees

Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.


Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. Grandvision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

Communications Intern, Amsterdam Area

As a communications intern, you will be working in an international environment at GrandVision’s Schiphol-based headquarters. You will support the company’s Investor Relations and Communications team, but mainly focus on Internal Communications.

Reports to

Internal Communications Manager

Main purpose of the role

  • Source, write and edit content for key internal and external communications channels
  • Support activities related to the development of an internal global communications platform
  • Support communications managers in various projects.

Required qualifications/level of education
You are either currently in your final year of Journalism or Communication/PR/Language/Social studies (affiliated with at Dutch college/university) or have just recently graduated (EU resident, or in case of non-EU resident, in possession of valid visa/working permit) and are excited to put theory into action.

Real “musts” are:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Office 365
  • Experience with design software (e.g. InDesign, Photoshop)

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • You are a strong communicator with fantastic interpersonal and writing skills in English
  • You identify yourself as being proactive, well-organized and hands-on, with a strong willingness to learn; You possess a “can do” attitude
  • You adapt easily to new environments, and have a natural ability to embrace learning and development through experience
  • A high level of energy; An ambition to make a positive impact
  • Ability to initiate dialogue with people at all experience levels within the company.


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Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & 1st Interview
3. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
4. Offer
5. Hired

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