Patagonia is an outdoor apparel company founded in 1973. At a time when all life on earth is under threat of extinction, we aim to use the resources we have—our business, our investments, our voice and our imagination—to influence changes needed to protect our planet. A registered B Corporation and founding member of 1% for the Planet, Patagonia is recognised internationally for its commitment to product quality and environmental activism, contributing over $145 million in grants and in-kind donations to thousands of grassroots environmental groups around the world.


Your internship:

During your internship you will collaborate with and assist the Sales Manager EMEA with diverse tasks which include market analysis, monitoring brand positioning across our dealer base, and researching online marketplace strategies, amongst others. This internship will help you acquire skills in sales within a wholesale/retail environment.

 

Main tasks:

  • Conduct market analysis and report insights on including but not limited to: competition, pricing trends, economic trends, product trends & customer behavior
  • Monitor our brand positioning in our dealer base with particular focus on our online dealers
  • Collaborate and assist in the organization of sales & team events
  • Research and recommend the best course of action for automated price monitoring
  • Research and report on developments on and around online marketplaces, including but not limited to mapping all relevant marketplaces in Europe, pricing & brand positioning
  • Other ad hoc tasks 


What we’re looking for:

  • A love of the outdoors
  • A passion for saving our home planet and making a positive impact through your internship
  • Currently enrolled in University studies - level Bachelor/Master’s degree in Business or related field.
  • Fluent in English. Additional languages is a plus.
  • Strong Excel knowledge and overall Microsoft office skills.
  • Able to work autonomously and self-motivate – you have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Organized and structured – you pay attention to details
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Rigorous and committed, with a strong desire to learn.


PLEASE NOTE: this internship is based in Amsterdam and requires relocation to the Netherlands, please note that it would also require a fulltime 6 month commitment. Please consider these practicalities while applying.


Perks:

Note: Below is only an indicative list and may change at the time an internship offer is made.


  • Monthly allowance
  • Events and workshops with environmentalists, change-makers, educators and sports ambassadors
  • Taking part in groups such as Sports, Internal Communications, Footprint, Pride, Pata Parents and Events, or create your own!
  • We have dog-friendly offices where you can bring your furry friend
  • All employees, interns and their families have access to our Employee Assistance Programme, designed to provide third party, confidential support on a wide range of topics relating to emotional, behavioral and social challenges
  • All employees and interns have access to Unmind, our workplace mental health platform
  • Possibility to schedule your work hours flexibly (compensating missed hours during the week) to do volunteer work, care for loved ones, enjoy the outdoors, or spend more time to pursue your passions
  • After 1 month, it’s possible to work remotely from another location in EU/EEA, UK or Switzerland for up to 12 weeks per year (pro-rated for less than 1 year).
  • Access to Patagonia discounts and sample sales, as well as discounts at other outdoor and value-aligned companies
  • Plus other benefits specific to each region

At Patagonia, we commit to becoming an anti-racist company that leads by example. This means doing the work to be inclusive and equitable, across all aspects of our business.  

 

Every person who applies to join Patagonia receives equal employment opportunities, and we value a welcoming environment where each member of our EMEA team feels included, respected and empowered, regardless of their race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, civil status, national origin, disability or age. 

 

At Patagonia, we strive to have inclusive representation within our organisation and embrace a diverse mix of talent to contribute to our culture. We actively seek applications from Black and People of Colour (BPOC) and other underrepresented groups.

 

As we are in business to save our home planet, we can only do this together.

 

Please make sure that your CV and cover letter are in English.

 

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Thanks for your interest in supporting us for this role, but we don’t accept unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies

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