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Recruitment 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.

Job Title

Recruitment Intern

Reports to

Senior Recruiter

Main purpose of the role

Within the scope of our recruitment function, we are looking for an intern to support the recruiter with administrative tasks and general activities. You will have the opportunity to be part of the full cycle recruitment process and gain actual working experience in an international environment.

The daily and weekly tasks of the recruitment intern include updating our recruitment system with new requisitions, ensuring that job specifications are properly written and formatted, screening of candidate profiles and coordination of various recruitment activities, i.e. interviews.

If you are interested in a career in HR and want to gain practical experience in the area of recruitment, this internship will provide you with real experience and knowledge in the field!


Daily responsibilities of the recruitment intern include, but are not limited to:

  • Updating new recruitment assignments into various systems and databases, ensuring that new requisitions are directly processed and visible to relevant HR team members.
  • Reviewing, updating, and formatting job profiles following our internal standards, and uploading job specifications into our recruitment system for job advertisements.
  • Publishing job advertisements on internal and external job boards and social media.
  • Screening of incoming applications for various positions across the business and creating a selection of candidates to be assessed further / interviewed.
  • Scheduling phone / personal interviews between managers and candidates.
  • Organizing relevant forms and documents to be complete and correspond to company standards.
  • Supporting employee onboarding processes and arrangements.

Relevant experience & Mindset

  • Study subject focused on HRM or similar field
  • Fluent in spoken & written English
  • Basic understanding of full cycle recruiting
  • Experience with MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Affinity with systems and technology
  • Good organizing skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Fast learner with a real interest in recruitment


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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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