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Social Media Intern

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamMarketing

Job description

As Virtuagym keeps on growing, we are now looking for a new face to complement our Marketing team. As Social Media, Intern you will be responsible for developing our social channels and increasing brand awareness in our focus markets by putting your foot in the door in different social media communities and creating more buzz with your outstanding ideas. 

Will you join us in our quest to create a healthier and happier world?

This role of Social Media & Community Intern is based at our Amsterdam office and is a full-time (40 hours) position (32 hours can be discussed).

We are a remote-friendly company, meaning you can work from your home at all times within the Netherlands. Additionally, you can work from any location you want within Europe up until 4 weeks at a time for a maximum of 12 weeks in a year.

Please note: even though we are remote-friendly, we can only hire interns that are enrolled at an EU university and live in the Netherlands/are open to move to the Netherlands and hold a Dutch citizen service number (BSN).

About Virtuagym
Virtuagym is a leading and fast-growing innovator in the digital health and fitness domain, offering a Software as a Service solution and multiple native apps to users worldwide. We offer coaching and management solutions for trainers, studios, clubs and corporate wellness, all with the vision to make the world a healthier and happier place.

Virtuagym is an ambitious, passionate and multicultural team of talented people who want to create a healthier world for all. We believe in teamwork, challenging each other, being bold and adventurous, working lean, taking care of each other and sharing success. As a scale-up, we embrace our diversity, international character and our flat hierarchy that promotes great freedom, taking ownership and making a true impact. Our talented staff of 175+ employees are based out of two locations: Amsterdam, NL, and Medellin, CO.

Every day with us will be an opportunity to cultivate and evolve your personal and professional skills, as well as to make a significant impact on a global scale. Here, at Virtuagym, we are not just colleagues, we are friends, willing to help and support each other. By joining us, you become a part of a joyful and energetic team.

What this role looks like

As our Social Media & Community Intern you are the creative person behind our social media posts, the ideas to grow in communities and are awesome in responding to our messaging. 

You will be managing our global social media channels, developing their editorial calendar and analysing how we can improve our efforts. You will work closely with the digital marketers in order to best adjust our presence in all markets, and with our Performance Marketing Specialist in order to promote the content you'll be creating. Take a look at the video at the end of the page to meet our Marketing team!

Some of your key tasks as Social Media & Community Intern

  • Create creative content for our different social media channels (Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter);

  • Analyse the content you have put our there and improve for more engagement;

  • Research on prominent fitness (social) communities for our focus markets;

  • Be present in the prominent communities through creative ways;

  • Share out of the box ideas to increase engagement and brand awareness.

Job requirements

What you will bring to the Marketing team

  • You’re a 3rd or 4th year student (HBO / WO) in the EU of a Business, Communication or Marketing program;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English (Dutch, German, Spanish of French are a big plus);

  • You know how to write for various audiences and different online channels;

  • You have a proven passion for social media, creating content, and cultivating fan engagement and growth;

  • You are creative, motivated, a self-starter and passionate and you, of course, love writing!;

  • You are a team player with a dynamic, outgoing personality, and an affinity for technology and analysis;

Important notes:
-Please do apply if you meet 80%+ of the criteria. At Virtuagym we hire great people, not just resumes. If you can't check off a few requirements but are a fast learner, we’d love to hear from you!
Due to long waiting times to get a social security number (BSN or ‘burgerservicenummer’), we are only considering candidates based in the Netherlands who already registered with a BSN.

Here’s why you should come work with us
Next to being inspired daily by talented and motivated colleagues and having plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth, these are the main Virtuagym perks:

  • Join one of the fastest-growing SaaS scale-ups within the awesome fitness tech domain!;

  • Join a diverse and international team made up of over 30 nationalities, working in an informal and fun environment;

  • We are remote-friendly: with our hybrid working policy you can work from your home within the Netherlands, the office or any other location you want within Europe up until 3 weeks at a time for a maximum of 12 weeks in a year. And we provide your home office set-up and a working from home allowance;
    Please note: even though we are remote-friendly, we can only hire interns that are enrolled at an EU university and live in the Netherlands/are open to move to the Netherlands and hold a Dutch citizen service number (BSN);

  • We provide a monthly internship compensation;

  • The opportunity to grow fast within the company, including a lot of support from the management team and the opportunity to keep developing yourself;

  • Stay healthy with our Gym & Health benefits: we provide a great package to choose from a wide range of gym options (ClassPass, Trainmore, Onefit etc.) including a monthly contribution towards your gym subscription, a Friends & Family gym discount, free weekly cross-fit classes and free video-on-demand workouts;

  • We love to learn: join our knowledge exchange sessions, Lunch & Learn sessions for personal development, the Virtuagym Circle and more.

  • You will be part of a joyful and passionate team, where we share and celebrate success together and organize awesome company events such as new years dinners, masquerade balls, ski trips and way more!

Ready to join us?
Please do not hesitate to apply by clicking the ‘Apply for this Job’ button below! We will get back to your application within 10 working days.

For any questions on the vacancy, please get in touch with the recruitment team at

The hiring process

The hiring process for this role consists of 2 interviews and a case which you will present in your second interview.

* Please note that we do not collaborate with third parties to fill this vacancy, so third parties are kindly asked not to contact us about this role.