Internship – European Search & Recruitment Boutique – Amsterdam or The Hague Internship – European Search & Recruitment  …

in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Permanent, Part time
Last application, 26 Feb 20
€ Market Rate
in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Permanent, Part time
Last application, 26 Feb 20
€ Market Rate
“No one I ever known of, knew Recruitment would be their next career step, it all started with an exploratory talk”

European Search & Recruitment Boutique dedicated to sourcing specialists and senior talent across the Financial Services and Technology markets with a particular emphasis on Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and FinTech’s in the scale-up phase.

We offer specialised international and localised search services, partnering with our clients to source business-critical talent.


Our niche business segments we recruit for:


  • Specialists, i.e. Risk Management, Quantitative Analysts, Technologist, a.o.
  • Level: Mid and Senior Level hires; i.e. Consultant, Manager, Commercial Director, Manager or Global Head
  • C-level: i.e. CTO, COO or CFRO


To support our rapid growth and profitable recruitment business, we offer an internship for up to 6 months, which can be extended to a 1 year contract or even a permanent position, depending on one’s qualifications and your desire to grow organically.


Talent aiming to evolve and deliver an excellent level of service based upon strong and established recruitment processes, techniques and ethics established within, will in return receive:


  • unrivalled career progression,
  • extensive training,
  • personal development;
  • coupled with a fantastic earning potential.




  • Research driven activities through use of Bloomberg, Portals & Database
  • Using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking in order to attract business from client companies
  • Initial mapping of contacts and desk
  • Search specific sourcing assignments
  • Undertaking telephone and face to face interviews with candidates to assess suitability
  • Headhunting / direct search - identifying and approaching passive candidates
  • Lead generation for both candidates and clients



Desired Experience and skills


  • Interest in recruitment, researching, research in general and/or a sales background with a strong motivation to flourish in the recruitment industry
  • Strong communication skills, eloquent and articulate in English (written and verbal)
  • Fluent in English and an additional language as a plus
  • Preferably based in Amsterdam or The Hague, though not a constraint for the right candidate
  • Be relentless in your approach
  • An eye for detail
  • Have an affinity for building strong client and candidate relationships
  • Be analytical and resourceful
  • Go on where others stop
  • Wanting to learn and not easily give up
  • Inquisitive
  • Entrepreneurial



Examples of our work and methodology:


We have an extensive track record across B2B & B2C in a.o., Tech, Capital Markets, FinTech, both local market and European roles. Where we have successfully completed searches, both functional and senior business leadership roles.


What makes us different:


  • We have experience of having scaled leading Tech firms & FinTech’s from the inside
  • we see the world from the client’s perspective
  • We have helped several startups and scaleups expand into Europe
  • We have an extensive track record in FinTech leadership roles
  • We have partnered with a senior adviser, a founder of a Tech company and deeply experienced Dutch banker, who can advise on the interplay between clients and the required senior talent
  • Our entire process is transparent and exposed
  • We work at speed
  • We are hands-on
  • Last but not least: we have a dedicated on - and offshore Research Centre
  • We are honest about what assignments/searches are suited to us and will turn work down if we feel it is not right for our clients

Looking forward to receiving your application.