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Internship in Helmond, the Netherlands

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Internship - Communications

Are you looking for an internship within a Communications Team where creativity is being valued and are you interested in content management, data analytics and such? Then have a look! 


Who is Lightyear?

Lightyear is an innovative and progressive scale-up with one mission; offering clean mobility for everyone, everywhere! Lightyear originates from the multiple world champion of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge® Cruiser Class, Solar Team Eindhoven. With Stella and Stella Lux this team developed a solar powered, 5 person, road legal car. Lightyear was officially established in 2016 aiming to make this groundbreaking technology accessible to everyone! In 2016 it started with 5 visionaries. At the beginning of 2018 Lightyear had grown to 40 highly motivated people. Today, Lightyear consists of nearly 150 employees and keeps on growing. Lightyear has its own production facility and in the summer of 2019 we moved to our brand new office. This growth will continue in the coming years. For that reason we are looking for talented interns to strengthen the company and contribute in achieving our mission!

Which team will you become part of?As an intern you’ll become part of the Commerce circle. This circle entails Sales, Marketing & Communication while the circle’s mission is focusing on creating a strong and desired brand. Its drive is to make Lightyear to be customer-centric, by providing market and customer insights.

Within the Commerce circle you’ll be part of the communication team specifically. This team is responsible for all external communication throughout different channels (both online & offline). For instance, website (blogs), press releases, media partnerships, newsletters, videos, podcasts, social media content and so forth. 

Your personal missionAs an Intern within the Communications team you will support and assist our communication lead and campaign manager. Fundamentally, you’ll support them in both continuous activities as well as project-related work.

Requirements in order to achieve your personal mission

We’re eagerly looking for an intern who’s creative yet structured and brings a long well developed interpersonal skills. Currently you’re pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Communications or related and looking for an internship as of January/February 2020. Furthermore, it would be of added value if you’re:

  • Basic knowledge in data analytics (SEO, Google analytics, social media data)
  • Able to create content (videos/podcasts/visuals) suiting Lightyear’s mission
  • Some experience in content management
  • Knowledgeable regarding targeting on audiences and tailoring content
  • Possessing basic knowledge of media reporting and monitoring
  • Bringing along basic knowledge of CRM

What you bring along as a talented internAt Lightyear, besides the requirements you bring along, we highly value a certain authenticity. Therefore, we’re looking for someone who is:Intrinsically motivated to contribute to our missionEnthusiastic!Driven by a can-do mentalityAmbitiousSocial! 

What do we offerIn addition to a challenging internship you also have the opportunity to work for a company with a real, honest and ambitious mission. In this way you have the opportunity to make a huge impact on the future of mobility! In addition, we also offer:

  • A high degree of freedom and independence during your internship
  • A multidisciplinary team of highly motivated and talented people you can learn from
  • A certain internship allowance depending on educational level and type of internship
  • In addition to a dynamic working environment, there is time for relaxation during our already epic Friday afternoon drinks!
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At Lightyear we are building an electric car that charges itself. From our experience at Solar Team Eindhoven we know this is only possible starting from scratch. At Lightyear we bring together a multidisciplinary team of highly motivated engineers, designers and visionaries to challenge the status quo. You can join us!
Talent alone is not enough at Lightyear. You have...

200 employees