STRATEGY TRAINEE

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 have to offer

  • 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 August 16th to info@theterrace.nl. Depending on the application process, we aim to fill this position mid-September.

Apply no later than:

August 16th, 2019


The strategy agency for positive change

WG Plein 153/156
1054 SC Amsterdam
+31 (20) 337 42 71
info@theterrace.nl

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