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Corporate Social Responsibility 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 7,400 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,406 stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 800,000 store visitors per day
  • ~17 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2019: EUR 4,037 million
  • EBITDA 2019: EUR 604 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.

Reports to

Head of Communications and External Communications Manager

Main purpose of the role

GrandVision is currently looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and proactive intern to support the execution of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Communications, Community Management and Philanthropic Actions agenda in 2021.

Communicating about our Sustainability Journey is a key activity for GrandVision. It not only demonstrates our commitment to transparency, but it also motivates a variety of sustainability processes and initiatives locally and globally, shaping our global thinking and strategy about sustainable development.

The internship presents a unique opportunity to learn about corporate responsibility and sustainability, sharpen your analytical skills and develop as a writer and communicator.

Your key role will be to support the development of the Sustainability Content and Presentations, be involved in the Global CSR Community management, do updates on the Company Website, and give us a hand with organizing our global philanthropic initiatives.


  • Communication: Drafting content on our ESG initiatives and impact; updating the sustainability section of the corporate website & corporate newsletter.
  • Research: Independent research on specific sustainability topics.
  • Community management: Support the management of GrandVision’s global CSR community in the regular engagement communication & activities.

Required qualifications/level of education

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in a field related to Communications, CSR, Environment, Social Studies, Sustainability or similar.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • You have strong affinity with Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • You are comfortable in an international environment and have excellent command of English. Further languages are always a plus.
  • You enjoy writing and PowerPoint is your second name.
  • You are comfortable with collecting and analysing content and data.

Core competencies/ Personal attributes

  • You are open-minded and creative.
  • Very well-organized and can work independently.
  • You have a hands-on mentality.


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NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be succesful.  

Application process

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

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