SALES INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Short Stay Citizens is offering a Sales internship opportunity working on two independent booking platforms. This internship is open for one graduate or 3rd-year student who will work on researching, advising and implementing sales strategies to both of our labels along with guidance from the team. The two booking platforms in question are:  Short Stay Citizens and Young Global Living (our recently launched label).  The position is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in the current and global hospitality business and looking for a break into sales and/or marketing. Your internship tasks may differ from your thesis subject.  

Who is Short Stay Citizens?

Short Stay Citizens (SSC) is a scale-up and continuously growing, currently, there are 13 people (remote) working and soon to expand even more. SSC was founded by a group of four friends and is a response to the burgeoning demand for short-stay solutions. SSC is an independent booking platform for serviced apartments with a target audience of medium to high-level executives or affluent travellers.  SSC recently launched a new label called

Young Global Living (YGL). YGL is a new platform for community-based co-living spaces. While YGL has a similar business model to SSC, YGL's target audience are millennials, gen z's, affluent students, or digital nomads. Besides coliving spaces, YGL's platform has other added values, for example, providing jobs (via an API), a community-based platform with messaging and more soon to come. A part of YGL's concept was developed by students from the communication study at HRO during the iLabs project.  

SSC and YGL are in the serviced apartment industry and co-living sector with a business model of OTA's (online travel agents). 

SSC and YGL provide accommodation solutions for corporate businesses as well as individual travellers. We offer our services for all global travellers, global/digital nomads, travelling for a lifestyle or work, as well as their families, and companies, involved in businesses globally. 

Requirements

  • Fluent English speaker (speaking should be b1/b2 and writing should be flawless) 
  • Excellent English writing and grammar skills (vital) 
  • Fluent or native Dutch speaker 
  • Ability to work independently and teams 
  • Pro-active and Hands-on mentality 
  • Understanding of social media, sales, analytics, quality content, online and offline marketing
  • Passion for the hospitality industry, marketing, and sales 
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must bring your own laptop 

We believe an internship's purpose is for gaining experience, learning and prepare you for your career path. Therefore, these requirements are not a must-have (although preferred) as long as you are willing to learn! 

Tasks

As a Sales intern, you will primarily focus on supporting our media and sales teams for Short Stay Citizens and YGL. You will also work closely with others who are strategising on our social media campaigns. 

You will primarily support our Account Manager and Business Development. The internship functions generally include: 

  • Researching, advising, improving and implementing Sales strategies 
  • Writing and Creating relevant blog entries once per month 
  • Working closely with the Manager or assigned staff member, and completing all allocated tasks. 
  • Listing, emailing and data entry of prospects 
  • Conducting desktop research, or gathering information through surveys or by speaking to clients and staff. 
  • (Virtually) Attending and participating in meetings, workshops, events, and exhibitions. 
  • Liaising with clients, vendors, and suppliers on behalf of the company's managers. 
  • Updating documents and sales records. 
  • Reviewing sales performance against sales targets. 
  • Observing and carrying out sales processes. 
  • Identifying potential weaknesses and offering improvement suggestions. 
  • Assisting managers with negotiations. 
  • Keeping a log of everything learned and delivering presentations to staff and other stakeholders. 

Thesis

Possible thesis assignment is a well-formulated plan for implementing or improving our sales strategies that will increase engagement and sales with our target audience for our labels. Thesis assignment is also up for discussion after brainstorming during the interview and first weeks of internships, in order to adhere to school thesis assignment requirements* But the general consensus is to improve our sales strategies. 

Please note: Thesis may be, preferably, about improving our sales strategies, but other topics such as social media, marketing, seo, etc are also allowed, because they still contribute to sales. Therefore, thesis assignment may differ from internship tasks. 

 

What do we offer?

  • Internship duration: 5-6 months or 1 semester 
  • Flexible hours
  • 4-5 days per week, giving you time off to work on school and thesis assignments 
  • Option to work from home/remote 
  • Informal and fun work environment 
  • Internship is unpaid 

Do you fit some or all these requirements? Please feel free to apply! Send your resume and Cover Letter in English to Ms. Ronaly van der Biest at ronaly@shortstaycitizens.com .


SEO AND CONTENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Short Stay Citizens is offering an SEO and Content internship opportunity working on two independent booking platforms. This internship is open for one intern who will work on researching, advising and implementing SEO to both of our labels along with guidance from the team. The two booking platforms in question are:  Short Stay Citizens and Young Global Living (our recently launched label).  The position is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in the current and global hospitality business and looking for a break into marketing, social media, copywriting and/or seo/analytics. Your internship tasks may differ from your thesis subject. 

Who is Short Stay Citizens?

Short Stay Citizens (SSC) is a scale-up and continuously growing, currently, there are 13 people (remote) working and soon to expand even more. SSC was founded by a group of four friends and is a response to the burgeoning demand for short-stay solutions. SSC is an independent booking platform for serviced apartments with a target audience of medium to high-level executives or affluent travellers. 

SSC recently launched a new label called Young Global Living (YGL). YGL is a new platform for community-based co-living spaces. While YGL has a similar business model to SSC, YGL's target audience are millennials, gen z's, affluent students, or digital nomads. Besides coliving spaces, YGL's platform has other added values, for example, providing jobs (via an API), a community-based platform with messaging and more soon to come. A part of YGL's concept was developed by students from the communication study at HRO during the iLabs project.  

SSC and YGL are in the serviced apartment industry and co-living sector with a business model of OTA's (online travel agents). 

SSC and YGL provide accommodation solutions for corporate businesses as well as individual travellers. We offer our services for all global travellers, global/digital nomads, travelling for a lifestyle or work, as well as their families, and companies, involved in businesses globally. 

Requirements

  • Fluent English speaker (speaking should be b1/b2 and writing should be flawless) 
  • Excellent English writing and grammar skills (vital) 
  • Creative writing skills/copy-writing skills (not vital, but preferred)
  • Ability to work independently and teams 
  • Pro-active and Hands-on mentality 
  • Willingness to learn
  • Experience with SEO
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of Wordpress and/or coding 
  • Understanding of social media, SEO, analytics and quality content 
  • Passion for the hospitality industry, marketing, SEO, analytics and technology 
  • Understanding of social media and quality content 
  • Affinity for social media and analytics 
  • Preferably, experience with Canva, or Photoshop, Lightroom, or other content designing tools.  
  • Must bring your own laptop 

We believe an internship's purpose is for gaining experience, learning and prepare you for your career path. Therefore, these requirements are not a must-have (although preferred) as long as you are willing to learn! 

Tasks

As an SEO & Content intern, you will primarily focus on supporting our media and sales teams for Short Stay Citizens and YGL. You will also work closely with others who are strategising on our social media campaigns of which we will need to work SEO & Content simultaneously.   The internship functions generally include: 

  • Researching, advising, improving and implementing SEO 
  • Using SEO research, you advise, improve, and write SEO content for our websites 
  • Assisting in the management of our Social Media strategies 
  • Working on SEO consistency throughout the platforms 
  • Writing and Creating relevant blog entries once per month 
  • Additionally, assisting in different administrative duties (if needed) 
  • Ad hoc tasks 

Thesis

Possible thesis assignment is a well-formulated plan for implementing SEO that will increase engagement and sales with our target audience for our labels. Thesis assignment is also up for discussion after brainstorming during the interview and first weeks of internships, in order to adhere to school thesis assignment requirements* Thesis objectives may be about: Social media, marketing, content marketing, sales, SEO or analytics. Thesis assignment may also differ from tasks (up for discussion).

What do we offer?

  • Internship duration: 5-6 months or 1 semester 
  • Flexible hours (9.30 am to 4 pm) 
  • 4-5 days per week, giving you time off to work on school and thesis assignments 
  • Option to work from home/remote 
  • Informal and fun work environment 
  • Internship is unpaid 

Do you fit some or all these requirements? Please feel free to apply! Send your resume and Cover Letter in English to Ms. Ronaly van der Biest at ronaly@shortstaycitizens.com .


CONTENT AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Short Stay Citizens is offering a Content and Social Media internship opportunity working on an independent booking platform. This internship is open for three graduate or 3rd-year students, one will work exclusively on SSC, one will work exclusively on the newest label YGL, and another one will work on both labels. The position is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in the current and global hospitality business and looking for a break into marketing, and social media. 

Who is Short Stay Citizens?  

Short Stay Citizens (SSC) is a scale-up and continuously growing, currently, there are 13 people (remote) working and soon to expand even more. SSC was founded by a group of four friends and is a response to the burgeoning demand for short-stay solutions. SSC is an independent booking platform for serviced apartments with a target audience of medium to high-level executives or affluent travellers. 

SSC recently launched a new label called Young Global Living (YGL). YGL is a new platform for community-based co-living spaces. While YGL has a similar business model to SSC, YGL's target audience are millennials, gen z's, affluent students, or digital nomads. Besides coliving spaces, YGL's platform has other added values, for example, providing jobs (via an API), a community-based platform with messaging and more soon to come. A part of YGL's concept was developed by students from the communication study at HRO during the iLabs project.  

SSC and YGL are in the serviced apartment industry and co-living sector with a business model of OTA's (online travel agents). 

SSC and YGL provide accommodation solutions for corporate businesses as well as individual travellers. We offer our services for all global travellers, global/digital nomads, travelling for a lifestyle or work, as well as their families, and companies, involved in businesses globally. 

Requirements

  • Excellent English writing and grammar skills (vital) 
  • Understanding of social media and quality content 
  • Affinity for social media and analytics 
  • Preferably, experience with Canva, or Photoshop, Lightroom, or other content designing tools.  
  • Ability to work independently and teams 
  • Pro-active and Hands-on mentality 
  • Ability to multitask 
  • Understanding of social media and quality content 
  • Passion for the hospitality industry, marketing, and technology 
  • Preferably, Student looking to do a graduation assignment/HBO student 
  • Must bring your own laptop 

Please take note: Not all of these are required.  An internship is to gain experience, teach and prepare you for the workforce. But you must be willing to learn! 

Tasks

As a Social Media intern, you will primarily focus on supporting our media and sales teams for Short Stay Citizens and YGL. You will also work closely with others who are strategising on our social media campaigns.  The job functions generally include: 

  • Executing our Social Media strategies 
  • Assisting in the management of our Social Media strategies 
  • Working on consistency throughout the social media platforms 
  • Creating, posting and updating our Social media posts 
  • Research for our socials team 
  • Writing and Creating relevant Blog entries minimum once a month 
  • Additionally, assisting in different administrative duties (if needed) 
  • Ad hoc tasks 

More details about creating posts: 

  • For creating content, that basically entails making use of Canva, Photoshop, Lightroom, and/or Premiere Pro.  
  • Using social media scheduling tools such as: Buffer and/or Sociomonials. 
  • We use the following platforms: Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram and Twitter.  
  • Creating text entails captions and blogs. Captions are according to the format of the platform.  

Thesis

Because we are a startup/scale-up, we are constantly improving and adapting. That is why we have a vast array of directions for you to choose from: 

  • Thesis assignment is also up for discussion after brainstorming during the interview and first weeks of internships, in order to adhere to school thesis assignment requirements*
  • Thesis objectives may be about: social media, marketing, content marketing, sales, SEO or analytics.  
  • Thesis may also be case studies.
  • The internship tasks may differ from the thesis subject.  

Some suggestions: 

  • For SSC label: it can be about b2b marketing with Linkedin, b2b client retention. It may also be about PR as well for brand awareness. 
  • For YGL label: it is more b2c and targeted at a younger generation. It may be about improving our social media content, email marketing, PR and brand awareness.  
  • It can also be on the operational side: how to streamline operations for management to run the company more efficiently. 
  • It may also be about People and Culture: How can we make our team more remote or work more efficient, remotely. It can also be about, how can we create more engagement for our small remote team including interns (if you choose to do such a thesis assignment, your tasks will be a combination of this and social media tasks).

What do we offer?

  • Internship duration: 5-6 months or 1 semester 
  • Flexible hours (9.30 am to 4 pm) 
  • 4-5 days per week, giving you time off to work on school and thesis assignments 
  • Option to work from home/remote 
  • Informal and fun work environment 
  • Internship is unpaid 

Do you fit some or all these requirements? Please feel free to apply! Send your resume and Cover Letter in English to Ms. Ronaly van der Biest at ronaly@shortstaycitizens.com .


Short Stay Citizens is offering a Web Visual Design internship opportunity (FILLED)

Short Stay Citizens is offering an internship opportunity for a Web Visual Designer position working on an independent booking platform that offers a selection of professionally-managed serviced apartments available for booking worldwide. Short Stay Citizens provides accommodation solutions for corporate businesses as well as individual travellers. We offer our services for all global travellers, travelling for a lifestyle or work, as well as their families, and companies, involved in businesses globally.

As a Web Design Intern, you will be responsible for the creation of online material in a way that generates the best response from our user. You will produce effective landing pages, banners, microsites and other online materials.

Assignment description:

  • Level: Graduation Internship
  • Job functions: Web visual design
  • Duration: 5 months
  • 24-40 hours per week
  • Our office is based in central Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Key Requirements:

  • Preferably, an MBO level 4 or HBO student
  • Ability to work independently
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Understanding of social media and quality content
  • Passion for web visual design, hospitality industry, marketing, and technology

Must have background and experience requirements:

  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, with a focus on Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Knowledge of InDesign and/or Sketch
  • Strong background in UI & UX Design
  • Knowledge of cross-device & responsive design
  • Experience with mobile web applications
  • Basic knowledge of PHP is a plus
  • Experience with designing for A/B or multivariate testing is a pre

Assignment description

  • Website design and development platform.
  • Creation of Landing pages & email templates.
  • Optimize websites for mobile and user experience.
  • Quality assurance of work by testing functionality on a wide variety of browsers and platforms using testing suites.
  • Create website experiences that result in an increase in lead generation and customer acquisition.
  • Work with the team to incorporate the latest technology to always be improving the quality of the user experience.

Benefits:

The Graduation Internship is unpaid. In turn for a position here, you get lunch, experience, challenge, time to work on your graduation assignment and fun times!

Job Type: Internship

Please email your applications including a CV and a short cover letter (with your portfolio) to media@shortstaycitizens.com

 


Short Stay Citizens is offering a Public Relations internship opportunity (FILLED)

Short Stay Citizens is offering a Public Relations internship opportunity working on an independent booking platform that offers a selection of professionally-managed serviced apartments available for booking worldwide.  Short Stay Citizens provides accommodation solutions for corporate businesses as well as individual travellers. We offer our services for all global travellers, travelling for a lifestyle or work, as well as their families, and companies, involved in businesses globally.

 

As a Public Relation intern, you will primarily focus on supporting our media and sales teams. The job functions generally include executing our PR strategies, communicating and building relations with the press and current or prospective clients, helping in creating and distributing press releases, as well as assisting in various administrative duties. The position is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in the current and global hospitality business and looking for a break into public relations, marketing, social media.

Key requirements

  • Fluent or native English language speaker
  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Preferably, an MBO level 4 or HBO student
  • Ability to work independently
  • Great communication skills
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Understanding of social media and quality content
  • Passion for the PR industry, as well as the hospitality industry, marketing, and technology

Additional information

  • Level: Internship
  • Job functions: Marketing, Public Relations, Writing/Editing
  • Duration: 3 to 6 months
  • 24-40 hours per week
  • Our office is based in central Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Benefits:

The Graduation Internship is unpaid. In turn for a position here, you get lunch, experience, challenge, time to work on your graduation assignment and fun times!

Please email your applications including a CV and a short cover letter to media@shortstaycitizens.com