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Internship Accenture Innovation Awards – Events & Production

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00665260


- Job description

Internship Accenture Innovation Awards| Events & Production

Your job
The Accenture Innovation Awards is a year-round program with multiple events that aims to connect innovators and to drive innovation together. This year-round program will ultimately culminate in the Innovation Summit. The Innovation Awards team consists of a Central Team and 8 Theme Teams. The Central Team interns are responsible for program management, partnerships, event management and marketing & communications. The Theme Interns are responsible for defining the theme strategy and executing the theme specific tasks, such as innovation scouting and guiding the theme’s jury process. Together you will work towards one goal: the biggest innovation program of the Netherlands. Within the whole Innovation Awards team, you are given the freedom to pursue a variety projects.

Your team
Within the central team you will work on the overall organization of the Accenture Innovation Awards. Under the supervision of the event manager, you will execute the event from A to Z together with your events team. In addition to the main Innovation Summit, you will also organize smaller events associated with the Innovation Awards program. This includes jury events, Scale Up Academies, Summer Nights, Semi-Finals and the Accenture Innovation Summit.

During your internship, you will develop and gain the abilities needed to fulfill the position of assistant event manager. Being in contact with different stakeholders will be key, and you will be able to influence the communication and information processes. Your job responsibilities will vary from event- and project planning to concept development, and tasks such as production preparations, programming and leading a team will be a central aspect of the internship. Also, you will be fully responsible for one of the side events and you will get the full responsibility of one of the smaller projects.

Are you looking for a challenging event management internship, do you have a ‘hands-on mentality’, and are you flexible, stress-resistant and self-reliant? But most importantly, are you excited to play a key role in the organization of the yearly Accenture Innovation Summit and its many side events? Then we are looking for you!

Junior Innovation Challenge
A separate project within the Events Team is being part of the organization of the Junior Innovation Challenge. You will be responsible of forming the program together with the Junior Innovation Challenge team, consisting of Accenture consultants, and our partner JetNet-TechNet. Responsibilities that you can expect are as follows:

  • Partners: find partners that are willing to contribute to the Junior Innovation Challenge program and stay in close contact with them. Could contribute in many ways, such as organizing workshops, fund prizes etc.

  • Marketing: working close with the marketing team to design materials that can be used throughout the events and promote the Junior Innovation Challenge internally and externally.

  • Events: create and lead the program together with the Junior Innovation Challenge team and JetNet-TechNet.

  • Communication: coordinating and executing the internal and external communication with the jury members, Junior Innovation Challenge team, ambassadors, schools, participants, partners, press etc.


Our offer

  • Experience within a large international consultancy firm; in which you can build a broad network consisting of Accenture's employees, partners, and clients;

  • A work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will get a lot of responsibility;

  • The opportunity to be part of a young and vivid team of ambitious interns and leads.

  • Partial responsibility for the organization of the Accenture Innovation Awards 2019, in which you get to know world's best innovative start-ups and companies;

  • Supervision by a team of experienced consultants and the ability to learn about the project approach of Accenture;

  • The possibility to execute a graduation assignment or thesis, with access to the knowledge and expertise of Accenture;

  • A fair compensation and a laptop.

Additional information
Period: Preferably 6 months or longer
Hours a week: 32-40 hours
Location: Amsterdam, Gustav Mahlerplein 90
Start date: 1st of May 2019
Education: HBO (end phase) or WO (end phase of Bachelor or Master)
Language: Comfortable with working in Dutch and/or English


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