Are you about to kick-start your career in sustainability and do you want to work on consultancy assignments dedicated to creating a positive change in a wide range of sectors? As a strategy trainee at The Terrace you will support the design of unique sustainability strategies for our clients. Think of a go-to-market strategy for a sustainable product range, a communications approach for a global sustainability initiative or a risk mapping and CSR strategy for sustainable sourcing. The Trainee period at The Terrace is for 6 months, 36 hours per week (negotiable).

Your tasks

  • You will be responsible for conducting research on a wide range of sustainability topics for our different clients, exploratory research to building a framework to supporting the full analysis
  • You will write, analyze and edit content for (intermediate) deliverables
  • You will support the development of presentations and interactive workshops for our clients
  • You will support our own marketing & communications by developing content for our social media and website
  • You will take charge of some of our office management tasks

Your qualifications

  • You have a proven interest in sustainability and CSR
  • You have proven analytical skills and you can make the complex simple
  • You have a pro-active mentality and are not afraid to speak your mind and share your ideas to most effectively support our clients
  • You like to work on different projects simultaneously and can easily switch between them
  • You take ownership of ‘getting to the bottom of things’
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Mailchimp, InDesign and Photoshop comes in handy
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English – Spanish or German would be a plus!
  • You just finished your studies or are in the last phase of your studies, preferably in the field of sustainability, business, management or international relations

What we bring to the table

  • Work experience in a dynamic work field where you can create a positive impact
  • Consulting experience: you will on at least two sustainability consultancy assignments during the trainee period
  • A learning journey: You will be able to pro-actively work on your professional and personal development with internal evaluations and a mentor at The Terrace
  • A dynamic and ambitious team to work with, including the lovely Zita, our office dog
  • A great office, located in the heart of Amsterdam
  • If you’re not convinced yet: A good compensation for a work placement role

About The Terrace

The Terrace wants to inspire companies and consumers to make better, more sustainable choices. We are a strategy agency that helps organizations live up to their sustainability potential. We support our clients with services ranging from sustainability strategy to implementation and from stakeholder engagement to reporting & communications for positive change.

Interested to join us?

Send us your motivation letter and CV before November 20th 2020 to Depending on the application process, we aim to fill this position at the first week of January.

Apply no later than:

November 20th 2020

The strategy agency for positive change

WG Plein 153/156
1054 SC Amsterdam
+31 (20) 337 42 71

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