Contact Amsterdam: Communications & Events Intern

Contact Amsterdam in Amsterdam is looking for a Communications & Events Intern for 4 or 5 days a week | Vacancy for a Learning opportunity, Internship | Deadline: none

Contact Amsterdam is a creative venue based in the West of Amsterdam. Originally a car factory and garage, this 4.000 square meter space has been transformed into a broedplaats hosting 60 studios for artists & creatives. We also have event spaces such as a theater, meeting rooms, a garden and an in-house restaurant called LFTOVR. At the heart of the space is a makerspace, where various machines and digital fabrication tools are accessible for our creative community and for makers in the Amsterdam area.

We are looking for a dynamic intern to join our small team and help us support our growing activities, communications tasks and upcoming events.

Communications & Events Intern

32 hours per week

We are looking for someone who could help with the following tasks

  • Working on the social media calendar.
  • Posting on various social media platforms, especially Instagram.
  • Brainstorm and research ideas for original content.
  • Create content, help writing social media captions.
  • Help with events production and programming (jazz sessions, club nights, workshops, creative markets, screenings, exhibitions, open ateliers, wine tastings…).
  • Occasionally hosting tours of the space and studio visits.

We are looking for someone who meets the following criteria:

  • An interest in arts, design, and cultural events.
  • An excellent knowledge of social media platforms.
  • A creative, hands-on and proactive mindset.
  • Good organization skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • You can work well both independently and within a team.
  • You are currently following a relevant wo/hbo education in communications/marketing, or a degree related to arts and culture.
  • You are fluent in English. Basic level in Dutch is also a plus.

And it’s a big plus if you have…

  • Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Video & photography skills.
  • Experience in organizing your own cultural events.

What we offer

  • A dynamic and inspiring workspace at Broedplaats Contact.
  • An internship of four or five days a week (to be discussed).
  • An internship fee of € 300,- (based on four to five days a week).
  • A healthy lunch at our restaurant.
  • A beautiful and welcoming community of interdisciplinary artists and creatives.
  • The opportunity to learn how to use cool machines within our makerspace (3D printers, laser cutter, et cetera)!
  • The opportunity to grow & organize your own events.

To be eligible for this internship

  • You must live in Amsterdam or be willing to travel to our space in Amsterdam-West.
  • You need to have the right to work in the Netherlands for the duration of the internship (Contact Amsterdam does not offer work visas).

Contact Amsterdam is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications that can make the organization a better reflection of society.

Please send your CV and motivation letter in PDF format to
Please also mention when you would be able to start your internship.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out to Marion at the email address above.

Apply now!

Please do not use this vacancy for acquisition purposes.

More information about the organisation: see our website.