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Working Student - Promotions team



Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023

At Picnic, we're changing the way people shop for groceries. We do this with our innovative and sustainable app-only service, without physical stores. One important part of our store is the weekly promotions we offer to our customers. Whether it’s about your all-time favourite, or something you've never tried: customers love to buy products with a discount! Therefore, it's essential that we have a relevant, diverse and strong promotional offer each week. And that's where we need your help! Are you passionate about creating a great offer for our customers and would you like to join our diverse team in Amsterdam? Let's get acquainted!

🥜 In a nutshell 

In this role, you'll be supporting the team responsible for developing our promotional offer: you'll help with selecting the best discounts for our customers - week after week 😊. You'll support in managing the entire process of strategically selecting the best promotions, collaborating with our category teams and communicating with our suppliers. Together with a passionate team, your goal is to help select the best products for the best discounts and make sure that these will be presented in a beautiful way in our store. As a working student in our promotions team, you'll work closely with category managers, suppliers and our design team.

🎯 What you’ll do

  • Support the team in promo planning and configuration 
  • Manage our store; from ensuring zero waste to ensuring high availability
  • Communicate about promotions with our suppliers

⭐ About you

  • Student at least in 2nd year of bachelor (HBO or WO) 
  • Education in a relevant field (Marketing, Product Development, or similar)
  • Curious, independent, detail-oriented with a proactive mindset
  • Fluent in English and preferably in Dutch
  • Availability: minimum 3 days a week
  • Duration: minimum 4 months

📖 Picnic perks

Every expert was once a beginner! 
You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow. 

Make a difference
You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place! 

Teamwork makes the dream work
With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!

You are what you eat
You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches and snacks (with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and halal options) at the office. Coffee snob? Don’t worry, our amazing Picnic barista has you covered.

Stay healthy
Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials. There are plenty of sports communities and events to get involved with, from tennis to yoga to climbing! 

Work-life balance
Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams are generally at the office 3 days per week, but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.

Commitment to equal opportunities 
Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law.
At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves. 

Our recruitment process

Phone screening

Online test