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Trainee HR Social Media

Country: The Netherlands

City: Amsterdam

Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Corporate Office

Department: Human Resources

Type of employment: Trainee & Apprenticeship

Level: Team member

Date posted: 05/01/2018

Closing date: 04/07/2018


Are you passionate about social media and Recruitment, and would you like to work for one of the leading hotel groups in Europe? Then we have a great opportunity for you!

At our Corporate Office in Amsterdam we’re looking for a super motivated HR Social Media intern, who would like to explore the synergy between Social Media and Human Resources, particularly Recruitment focused.  In this role you will support the Corporate Resourcing Manager in the development and maintenance of Recruitment focused Social Media activities. You’ll bring your experience and fresh ideas to our company and we will offer you an exciting internship with on-the-job learning.

You’ll work closely with the Corporate Resourcing Manager to create engaging content for the company’s social media activities, and seeking out new social media avenues and ways of connecting with new talent.

You’ll also have support and interaction with the Online Marketing Manager for ideas and delivery of effective content, technical campaigns and the company’s current social media and online marketing information.

Your challenge:

  • In collaboration with your manager, follow a comprehensive social media strategy for our external Resourcing and Corporate communication channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube
  • Create and implement all required content (photos, videos, competitions, etc.) and measure the effectiveness
  • Manage incoming interactions from fans and followers on all channels, coordinating with internal contacts where necessary
  • Monitor and analyse social media key performance indicators to continually improve social media actions
  • Continually watch for new trends and best practices, and pro-actively suggest new ideas for social media activity
  • Works with marketing and social media team members to coordinate ad campaigns with social media strategy


We are looking for a candidate who is:

  • Passionate about  social media and people
  • Knowledgeable about social media platforms and channels
  • Currently studying a HBO education and needs to complete an internship as part of the curriculum - Social Media / Digital education / communication
  • Excellent with writing, editing and communication skills in English, with the ability to articulate ideas clearly. Copywriting experience is a plus.
  • Available for a minimum of 5 months
  • Some project management skills with the ability to manage numerous requests simultaneously 
  • Analytical skills with a pragmatic and hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Pride in being a team player
  • Appreciate working in a fast-paced, demanding, guest-driven atmosphere
  • A person who can inspire our guests through individuality and passion

Professional behaviour

  • Creative
  • Affinity with doing communication online
  • Result oriented
  • Accurate and data driven
  • Pro-active
  • Attention to detail


We Offer:
An international work environment, dedicated colleagues and a great opportunity to learn.
Our people mean the world to us, and we only recruit the best. For the talents in our business, we offer great benefits and opportunities to develop with us. Find out more about our benefits and development programmes in our business on our company page:

PPHE Hotel Group is a unique international Hospitality Brand enjoying an exclusive license from Carlson Hotels to operate the contemporary Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts Brand across EMEA – and our wholly-owned art inspired and art and design led Art’otel Brand and destination-led Restaurants create our global Brand portfolio. Our core markets are the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Hungary and Croatia – and we have exciting development opportunities across Central and Eastern Europe. We truly value you - fostering an environment with trust, respect, teamwork, enthusiasm, commitment and care to deliver our inspirational guest experiences and to support our ambitious plans for growth in key markets. Our team members are passionate and pro-active consistently striving to uphold our mission of "Inspiring our guests through individuality and passion".

We are also proud of our Responsible Business initiatives for local communities and international charity support – so coupled with dedicated management support, there is no better place for a bright career in the Hospitality Sector. You can rely on one of Europe’s most exciting hospitality brands to support you along your journey.

Uniquely PPHE Hotel Group. Allow us to inspire you!

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Are you up for the challenge? Then we'd like to hear from you!

Please send us a personal and motivating cover letter plus CV, and convince us why we should hire exactly you – looking forward to hearing from you!

*Please combine your motivating cover letter and CV in one file before uploading.

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