Corporate Communications Intern (f/m/d)

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Date: May 10, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NH, NL

Company: Wacker Chemie AG

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and about 14,500 employees from 70 nations.
Wacker Biotech, as part of WACKER, is a leading global biotechnology organization specializing in the production of biopharmaceuticals. The company has outstanding technologies for the rapid, efficient and thus cost-effective production of therapeutic proteins for clinical and commercial supply. Currently it is the biggest dedicated microbial Contract Development & Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) in the world. Its four dedicated and fast-growing production sites are currently based in Germany (Halle and Jena), The Netherlands (Amsterdam) and The United States (San Diego, CA).
Are you looking for a dynamic, globally active technology company – yet at the same time, you appreciate a value-oriented, trusting company? We offer you exciting work as part of a team of experts who treat each other as equals. At our Amsterdam-based center Wacker Biotech B.V. focuses on the GMP-compliant microbial based production of recombinant proteins, vaccines and live microbials as drug substance and drug product.

We are currently looking for a ​Corporate Communications Intern (f/m/d)​ to join our growing team.
Wacker Biotech is going through a period of rapid change, for which attractive & regular internal communication is required. As a corporate communication intern, you will participate in developing formats for the internal communication. For this you will be working together both with the colleagues in Amsterdam and the Wacker Biotech communication colleagues in Halle & Jena (Germany).
You participate in the daily tasks that fall under internal communication. This includes:
  • Analyzing and further developing good practices for our regular internal communication;
  • Contributing to our internal SharePoint sites, guaranteeing consistent communication appearance across projects;
  • Consolidating updates and developing attractive content (blogs, vlogs, videos, …) on existing projects;
  • Developing change communication on our Culture Initiative;
  • Supporting management in preparing presentation material for various meetings, such as the ‘All Employee Meetings’.
A research question in this direction can be specified together, but it is also possible to introduce a research question yourself if it fits the work that Wacker Biotech stands for. The results of the study will be used to improve internal communication and to make our company more communicative.
For more detailed information please feel free to contact Mrs. Peggy Engels, tel. 0031(0)20 7503675.
Please note: Agency acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.
Job responsibilities:
  • Make an analysis of our current communication standards and needs; through reviewing current communication practices and its usage, interviewing local end users, and by aligning with the German communication colleagues;
  • Decide together with us on our future communication objectives and standards;
  • In co-creation with us, develop a plan for our local, regular internal communication, including target groups, channels and formats;
  • Develop good practices for our change communication, both on our various internal projects and our client projects, in alignment with global communication colleagues.
Qualifications required:
  • You are a higher professional education (hbo)/university student, with study direction communication;
  • You know the basic principles of (internal) communication;
  • You have good oral, written (both in English and Dutch) and social skills;
  • You are curious, hands-on, independent and assertive.
WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.
Be part of our WACKER family. Across all nations.
We are looking forward to your online application at 
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