Product Improvement Internship

Job description

We are bloomon! We turn the traditional flower industry on its head with a unique style, ultra fresh flowers, delivered directly from our growers to our customers. The flower sector is huge with over €50 billion in annual turnover but 99% of the sector still operates offline. bloomon is driving the shift to online and is building the first global love brand in the luxury segment. To do this we need you, a rebel like us, to grow the family!

Our company and team are expanding rapidly. With an international team of over 80 highly motivated and ambitious people, we are active in five countries. bloomon has its main office in Amsterdam, but also operates out of Berlin, London and Taiwan. The bloomon team consists of seasoned e-commerce experts (Rocket Internet) as well as strategy-consultants (The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey, SparkOptimus), and has raised funding from renowned VCs as well as international entrepreneurs.


As per immediately, we are looking for a Product Improvement intern who will help us take our product team processes (bouquet design, grower relations and sourcing/buying) to the next level. Having a best-in-class product team is fundamental to our competitive advantage: delivering happiness to our customers through our top-class designs and high quality flowers.Are you looking for a challenge with a lot of responsibilities? Do you have what it takes to disrupt the flower industry together with us? Keep on reading!


As our Product Improvement intern you are responsible for setting up and executing your own projects, working together with different cross-functional teams. Whether it's expanding the product portfolio, reducing costs or optimizing processes: you're doing it all. A unique opportunity to get acquainted with the different facets involved in setting up and growing a business: sales, operations (production, buying and logistics), online marketing, business analytics, etc. 

  • Working on projects and doing analyses for quality & process improvements and growth opportunities
    (e.g., identifying how to get quality control to the next level while sourcing more flowers every week, doing analyses on best performing growers, etc.)
  • Identifying issues to improve and find ways to improve these issues
    (e.g., reducing waste of flowers after a production day, implementing solutions to reduce manual operations of buyers, etc.)
  • Leading and implementing projects across all departments
  • Being a key player for the Product team, on the one hand co-responsible for the day-to-day operations and at the other hand important driver to get the product team to the next level

During this internship you will be based in Amsterdam and work closely together with and receive good guidance from our product improvement leads. An internship at bloomon is characterized by a unique combination of hands-on projects and in-depth analyses: identifying the opportunity, developing the approach and actually implementing the improvement.
We offer a unique opportunity to truly develop your entrepreneurial skills and learn how to further scale a successful startup.

Requirements

Our product improvement intern is an excellent organizer with strong analytical skills:

  • University student (recent graduate or ending phase)
  • Pro-active, energetic and definite ‘can do’ attitude 
  • Tech savvy and passion for e-commerce and m-commerce (Excel knowledge is a must and SQL / Javascript is a pre)
  • Not afraid for responsibility and can work well under pressure


What we offer

  • An attractive monthly compensation
  • Challenging working environment with steep learning curve
  • Training and coaching by former strategy consultants, experienced creatives and e-commerce experts
  • Working within a strong and ambitious team in Amsterdam
  • A delicious lunch every day, regular team events and great parties


You will gain a lot of experience within a short time frame in a fast moving internet start-up/scale-up environment. Our team is young, ambitious, and energetic. You will have unprecedented responsibility, receive guidance from one of our managers during your internship and you enjoy plenty of freedom in your day to day work.


Is this your job?
We welcome you to upload your application by sending your CV and cover letter. We are looking forward to meeting you!