Internship: Internal Communications

Avery Dennison

About the job

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products and solutions, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9 billion. Learn more

About Avery Dennison Smartrac

Built on a legacy of innovation and materials science, Avery Dennison Smartrac has embarked on a new era of opportunity – for every item to have a unique digital identity. Our technology has the capability to enable a world of connectivity – connecting both products and people. A world where the “who, what, and where” of every product become points of irrefutable fact and absolute visibility. Traceability, transparency, provenance, authenticity, raw material tracing, real-time inventory and personalization are guaranteed for businesses and consumers throughout the entire supply chain, cradle to cradle. At its most simplest, we are a leading Fortune 500 company making the Internet of Things a positive, transformative, worldwide reality for all of us.And we want you to be part of the journey!

Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our Talent Acquisition team

Job Description

Are you interested in internal communication and engaging employees through digital platforms to build communities within a multinational environment?Do you want to put your creative skills into practice in a diverse and global manufacturing company? Sign up now!

As part of our Internal Communications department for AD Smartrac, you will focus on employee engagement and the use of new digital tools (our intranet called OurWorld, articles, video material) to enhance communications within the company. You will also be responsible for maintaining a site and a global community by coming up with ideas to bring people together while being involved in the communication of internal projects and events.

The different tasks you will be performing:

  • Generic Internal Communications
    • Helping with the set-up maintenance of online platforms for the Business Unit and exploring new media like podcasts, vlogging, communication tools to enhance internal alignment and engagement
    • Gaining experience in the full breadth of internal communication, coordinating tasks for HR, MarComm, and on the strategic topic of DE&I
  • Project Communication Support
    • Supporting in the communication of strategic internal projects like innovation, digital transformation, etc…
    • Learning how to guide change and ensuring stakeholders are informed and involved in the different projects

The preferred start date is15th February 2024.The ideal candidate is available3-5days a week for6 months.The location of the position is our European Headquarters in Oegstgeest. The internship can be done remotely for up to 2 days per week.


What kind of candidate are we looking for?

  • Someone currentlyfollowing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communication Science, Economics, Media and Culture, Marketing, Psychology, Corporate Communication, Social Mediaor any related studiesin a Dutch university
  • Someone tech-savvy and with good knowledge in online tooling and editing programs. Previous experience in Marketing Communications or Internal Communications is a plus.
  • Someone hands-on, enthusiastic, and eager to learn more about enhancing internal communication by digital means
  • Someone proactive, resourceful and creative to think out of the box while working in a dynamic team and different departments (HR, Marketing Communications…)
  • Someone with good communication skills who is not afraid to build a network and to speak up when dealing with different stakeholders
  • A real team player who brings humor and enthusiasm to work!

Additional Information

Our offer

  • 550 euros per month compensation on a full-time basis
  • Commuting allowance (if applicable)
  • A mentoring program and specific training offerings during your internship to support your development
  • Team-oriented and highly international environment, in which you get responsibility and the possibility to test your talents

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer!

Important: Only applications in English will be considered! Applicants need to be enrolled at a Dutch university for the whole duration of the internship.


Note: We do not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates using their personal email addresses.

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