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Internal Communication Internship

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 36,000 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 700,000 store visitors per day
  • ~16 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2017: EUR 3,5 billion
  • EBITDA 2017: EUR 552 million
  • Over 36,000 employees


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.

Internal Communication Intern, Amsterdam Area

The Headquarter of GrandVision is located at Schiphol airport. From here shared services are provided to country organizations in the areas of supply chain, information technology, finance, human resources and category management. The Internal Communications Department is responsible for the communication activities which address all employees of GrandVision across the countries.


6 months, from March 1st or 15 until October 1st

Reports to

Internal Communication Manager

Main purpose of the role

To contribute to and come up with all internal communications activities of the Headquarters and the countries. Responsibilities:

  • Supporting, generating and editing editorial content for key internal communications channels – You are a true news chaser!

  • Use effective writing skills to contribute to the corporate newsletter and Intranet articles

  • Implementation and follow up on internal communication initiatives;

  • Intranet site maintenance;

  • Support in the Internal Communications Manager in various projects

  • Active participation in the development of communication plans and producing material for key communication moments

    Required qualifications/level of education

  • You are currently studying Communications, Marketing or Journalism in your final year

  • Excellent journalistic writing skills in English

  • Experience with Office 365

  • Experience with designing is a strong pre

  • Positive, customer first, can do attitude

    Core competencies/Personal attributes

    Highly adaptable to new environments; with a natural ability to embrace learning and develop through experience. High level of energy and ambitions to give a positive impact, ability to initiate dialogue with people.

    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

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Application process

1. Apply
2. 1st interview
3. 2nd interview
4. Offer
5. Hired

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