Retail & Merchandise Intern

Job description

Why you’ll love working here

We live in a world where everything is changing – from the way we travel to how we study, live and work. But one thing remains constant: our need to connect. We believe in creating a fun, creative and inspiring environment where everyone can live, work, play and grow. How do we achieve it? Through our exceptional international team of lively, smart and motivated people that embrace the student spirit and bring it to life every day.

We have big plans. By 2023, we aim to have 65 locations across Europe. That’s 26,000 rooms and almost one million square metres of shared spaces. Beyond bricks and mortar, our new TSHLife app and digital platform is also ready to connect nearly a million current and former co-living and co-working guests.

In 2020, we’re in a phase of hyper growth. After opening 12 operational hotels in our scale-up phase, we’re evolving into an industry-leading company – redefining the concept of a hotel as the world knows it.

Why we need you

TSH is about to embark on a period of hyper growth terms of number – and geographical spread of locations. The team is looking for a retail and merchandise operations intern for a period of at least 6 months to start as soon as possible

The team is looking for an intern, keen to be a part of a team that facilitates future changemakers in their journey. This learning opportunity will allow you to contribute to the further success of a pioneering and disruptive hotel concept, changing the way hospitality is perceived today.

What you’ll be doing to make it happen

  • Purchase and deliver retail and merchandising products
  • Manage and maintain product inventory through stock counts, minimising overstock and analysing stock positions in all locations
  • Process all products coming into the stockroom
  • Run stock count reports and process them in the system
  • Keep track of our space and capacity plans of stores to optimise the product mix
  • Create weekly sales overviews vs. cost
  • Assist with creating a seasonal visual assortment for department usage
  • Work in close collaboration with a wide variety of stakeholders in an international environment 


    Who are you?     

    You will both be a dedicated student as well as a valued TSH team member. You will have up-close, behind the scenes involvement at The Student Hotel  which you’ll never find in a class room!


    • Must be an enrolled student (MBO/HBO), preferably studying retail, commerce and/or design
    • Fluent in English and Dutch (written and spoken), other European languages are considered an advantage
    • Strong analytical skills, you must be experienced working with numbers and Microsoft Excel
    • Available to travel to our other international locations and work flexible hours if requested
    • Legally permitted to work and live in the Netherlands/ European Union

      What do we offer you?

      • An amazing work environment with a fantastic vibe and lots of positive energy
      • The opportunity to work at a dynamic, young, international organisation; we’re a real game changer in the hospitality industry
      • TSH cares and gives you access to facilities including a great canteen, gym and awesome regular events
      • Ready, set, grow! You’ll get the chance to learn and grow in your role, collaborating with other talented people that will challenge you every day
      • You’ll receive a competitive salary and all the tools you need for your job

      We want everyone to feel welcome and respected, and we go the extra mile to create a complete connected community. Our teams are diverse, representing more than one nationality, gender, religion, age, culture and personality. That’s what makes our team so special.

      Did we get you excited? We’d love to receive your application! Just click the ‘apply now’ button below, answer a couple of questions and send us your CV/LinkedIn profile.