Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Duration: up to 6 months
Working language: English
Who are we?
We are an off-grid, solar powered, cargo e-bike logistic service. We provide local Amsterdam food entrepreneurs, professionals, and businesses with a zero emission delivery option. Delivering fresh food fast and clean, our maintains a commitment to both sustainable growth and working practices, seeking out high quality local food partners and developing working relationships for the long term.
What are the main tasks?
More than an intern, we’re looking for a team member. In your role as a Logistic HUB Management and Operations Intern, you’ll help us managing daily operations and keep the contacts with clients and drivers. You will manage the schedule of the deliveries by solar-powered electric trikes around Amsterdam through our simple software system while meeting amazing people producing amazing food. This job comes with ensuring all cargo is safely transported on schedule, clients are happy and bikes remain in good condition. It’s therefore important that you will acquire knowledge of bikes and Amsterdam. You are student that wants to work in a very dynamic environment as a startup. You pay very big attention to details, you are able to take responsibility and ownership of your professional work and you are a natural problem solver.
Some of the tasks you could get involved with:
- Organise and help plan deliveries
- Support hub manager and drivers
- Help with warehouse tasks
- Assisting dispatchers on use of logistics software
- Preparing deliveries and other administrative documents
- Checking vehicles and spaces
- Assisting with recruitment and driver training
- Office Administration
What do we expect from you?
Qualifications: Studying Business, Management, Organizational or Logistic Studies. Self-motivated, polite, positive and especially precise, problem-solver, organised and proactive. – Excellent English writing and communication skills – Keen interest in contributing to the generation of a new economy, new urban life and food delivery standards, and increased local resilience; able to work well individually and with teams. Basic requirements: English speaking / Dutch (preferably); Available full-time; Currently enrolled at university (preferred studies: Engineering, Logistics, Management); EU citizenship.
What knowledge and skills can you gain during the internship?
The intern will gain knowledge on electric vehicles/bikes and will learn more about the world of urban logistics. The skills the intern will gain are planning, time management, communication (e.g. by giving trainings) and take ownership in your own project. Moreover, the interns experiences what it is like to work in a very dynamic environment like a startup.
Do we offer any contribution?
350 euro financial compensation per month
What is the selection process?
- Cover Letter
Having shortlisted the candidates based on their profile (CV and motivation letter), we contact the pre-selected candidates and invite them to a video interview with the hiring manager. Within two weeks of the interview, the candidates will be informed whether they have been selected, in which case we start exchanging the relevant documentation and detailed information, all this at least 3 months before the start of the traineeship. We are regularly in contact with the confirmed candidates (future trainees) via email and also various video calls with the rest of the staff and future colleagues.