Internship – Event Coordinator Innovation Summit

Job Description

The Accenture Innovation Summit is Accenture’s flagship innovation event in the Netherlands, bringing together over 3000 innovation leaders. For the last 12 years, the Summit has worked on creating an ecosystem that allows clients, partners, Blue Tulip Awards’ participants and colleagues of Accenture to immerse in innovation and inspiration.

Are you goal-oriented, and do you have the skills to arrange and achieve things? Do you stay ahead of the curve and take in the latest trends of innovative event formats? Are you motivated by being a key team player in the planification of a high-impact event, where global subject matter experts interact in such an innovative way that will foster them to do more business together?

Do you enjoy seeing your event strategy have a direct impact on the overall business goals – bringing our innovation ecosystem together? Are you an ambitious, innovative, proactive student with great project management, collaboration and people skills, and you want to gain experience within a large international consulting firm?

Your Job

As an Event Coordinator, you play a vital role in having the whole view of the planification of the Accenture Innovation Summit. You would be dedicated to planning and making the event happen, in collaboration with the Marketing & Communications team, the Events team, as well as colleagues from different departments and top related-experience levels.

You play an active role in defining and executing the plan of the Accenture Innovation Summit, together with teams responsible for the activities involved. You are an arranger of the components of the Summit, and you work together with the team to make it happen: location arrangements, people management, marketing & communications, and content.

We offer you an interesting internship, in which you can build your experience in a variety of project, stakeholder, and event management skills, as well as on your knowledge about Accenture’s business and approach towards Innovation, with the support of a strong global marketing organization and the Events Team.

Your Team

At Accenture Corporate Functions, we do whatever it takes to make Accenture a success - every day. We are the pieces that hold it all together: organizing collaborations, monitoring and optimizing our activities and results, keeping everyone happy and motivated – and that’s just the beginning. Working alongside HR, Finance, Marketing & Communications, Legal, and Information Management teams, you will find exciting opportunities to make your mark.

Specifically, you will be working with the Accenture Innovation Summit’s team, supervised by the Event Manager of Marketing & Communications team at Accenture the Netherlands. We are a mixed group of professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, accompanied by a large and active group of interns. The whole team is always willing to help and provide mentorship: together we make a difference and an impact!


Your Background

·We are looking for ambitious Bachelor or Master students in their final year, in the fields of Marketing, Communication, Business Administration, Project Management, Hospitality Management or other related fields;

·You have excellent communication skills;

·You can solve problems and have analytical skills;

·You apply curiosity and creativity on every project you own;

·You can work independently but are also a team player;

·You can work together with multiple teams;

·You can have the big picture of how the plan is going;

·You assign responsibilities and follow-up on the team members;

·You have attention to detail and the ability to navigate in a complex organization;

·You have a “can-do” mentality and can think outside the box.

Our Offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work – and to keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So, you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

·Compensation and a laptop

·Travel’s allowance

·An active intern-community

·Guidance by a team of experienced Marketeers


Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you. For more information about this vacancy, you can contact our recruiters at

Application process

Finding and applying for an internship can be both exciting as overwhelming - and we believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit.


Found a fitting internship? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.


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During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions, possible thesis, past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role and Accenture.


If we are both happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!


We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and interns and start your career at Accenture!