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Marketing Communication & Business Relationship Management Internship

Are you interested in marketing communication combined with supporting the NWP network consisting of Dutch water sector professionals? And do you enjoy working in a dynamic environment with plenty of variety? If you answer yes to these questions, apply for the position of Intern Marketing Communications & Business Relationship Management (BRM) at NWP and help build the reputation of the Dutch water sector.

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Arjan Braamskamp
Arjan Braamskamp
Team Lead Business Relations
Marieke Leenhouts
Marieke Leenhouts
Project Manager Marketing, Communications & Events


The Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) is the Dutch water sector’s network organisation. The Netherlands has a rock-solid reputation when it comes to water, we believe this expertise can make a difference worldwide. Because of this, we help the Dutch water sector share, connect, and involve in opportunities related to export, international cooperation, and promotion.

The NWP has around 200 members, profit and non-profit organisations, from water technology to water infrastructure, NGO and government. We help our members to join forces and create a positive impact worldwide. NWP’s ambition is to double the international impact of the Dutch water sector through its contribution to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

We're seeking a highly motivated, results-driven and proactive intern to join our team. During your internship, you will be part of the Marketing and Communications department which is made up of a Communications team, an Events team and Business Relationship Management team. The department falls under the responsibility of the Manager Marketing and Communications.

Your role

  • Participate in team meetings & brainstorm sessions;
  • Collaborate on various social media campaigns (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, as well as new options in terms of branding & messaging);
  • Create professional looking presentations in Powerpoint and Canva for webinars and online events;
  • Support the Communications team in writing English copy for newsletters, websites, e-mailings, user guidelines, etc.;
  • Responsible for content management on the website (Drupal);
  • Support the Communications team in developing strong communications products, including social media posts, vlogs, and banners;
  • Support the BRM team in terms of customer relationship management (Tribe), the members overview, and overall accuracy (admin);
  • Assist BRM team in development and formatting of content about and for our members;
  • Collaborate with the BRM team in organising member events;
  • Video editing. 

Optional: Opportunity exists for independent market research or project assignment, depending on candidate's interest and needs within NWP.

What we offer

We offer meaningful work and limitless learning opportunities.

We'll provide you with support and mentorship to advance your personal, professional, and technical skills as you make a real impact for the Dutch Water Sector.


In summary, we are looking for a Communication centipede ;-) We ask a lot, but we also give a lot – a brilliant group of people in a good working atmosphere with consideration for each other. Check this page to find out more about our organisation.

Are you, or do you know, a student looking for a communications/multi-media/content-savvy/international business-related internship? And do you want to contribute to a #WaterDrivenFuture for all? Send your motivation letter and CV to a.braamskamp@nwp.nl and/or m.leenhouts@nwp.nl.

Time frame: September 2023 - January 2024