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Live green. Work with Pikaplant.


Pikaplant is hiring. We are an international, design-led company based in Amsterdam. We believe in originality, craftsmanship, and making things that work well. We love inventing, designing, and making beautiful products, products that inspire, products that make you think. We love nature, and our mission is to make plant-keeping so easy that anyone can do it.

Sales, Marketing & Communications Intern


We are looking for highly motivated sales, marketing and communications interns to join us. The ideal candidates have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and either German, Italian, or Spanish. Proficiency in a third language is a plus. You are intelligent, humble, and understand the meaning of hustle. You appreciate nature as well as design, and you have an entrepreneurial spirit - you are looking for the opportunity to make a significant impact on the revenue growth of Pikaplant.

You will work directly with our International Sales and Marketing team on building and implementing new (digital) marketing strategies to help us grow. The internship is based at our studio in the center of Amsterdam. These 30-40 hours/week internships come with a small stipend, start as soon as possible, and will last at least 12 weeks. Time commitment is flexible based on your availability. Note: fewer hours per week are acceptable for the right candidate.

Performance profile
  • Student in the discipline
  • A lot of initiative, self-motivation and resourcefulness
  • Process-oriented, willing to learn and wear many different hats
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in German, Italian, and/or Spanish
  • Proficient in English
  • Affinity with MS Word, MS Excel, and Google apps
  • Advantageous if the candidate is familiar with Illustrator and Photoshop

Responsibilities
  • Supporting the Commercialisation and Product teams as needed
  • Helping with prospect call-outs and basic customer support
  • Online community management
  • Reseller research and management
  • Assisting with the design and production of marketing materials
  • Analysing online metrics to help determine campaign success

  • Please send your motivation letter and portfolio to contact@pikaplant.com

Plant Biology Intern


Pikaplant is looking for a biology intern who will assist in the development of self sustaining ecospheres. The individual we are looking for will be hands-on and precise in compiling and communicating the results of data. Our ideal candidate is creative, can come up with efficient solutions to problems and analyses and interprets data to produce positive outcomes. The candidate should be proficient in English.

As a plant pathology intern you will create and monitor our prototypes, help identify potential ecological pathogens, make Kaplan-Meier estimators, and analyse the data to improve our anti-pathogens and Pikaplant Jar.

Performance profile
  • Student or recent graduate in the discipline
  • Process-oriented
  • Able to follow procedures
  • Can interpret empirical data in precise terms
  • Systematic in analysis
  • Observant
  • Is able to succinctly convey complex data and concepts
  • Microsoft Excel

Responsibilities
  • Monitoring test prototypes
  • Updating the lab book in detail
  • Analysing the data
  • Identifying potential pathogens
  • Making Kaplan-Meier estimators
  • Producing prototypes
  • Supporting the wider RnD and production team

Please send your motivation letter to contact@pikaplant.com

Mechanical Engineering Intern


We are looking for a mechanical engineering intern who will assist in the development of a mechanical component in a consumer product. The individual we are looking for will be hands-on and precise in compiling and communicating the results of data. Our ideal candidate is creative, can come up with efficient solutions to problems and analyses and interprets data to produce positive outcomes. The candidate should be proficient in English and Dutch.

Performance profile
  • Student or recent graduate in the discipline
  • Process-oriented
  • Can interpret empirical data in precise terms
  • Affinity with 3D modeling in Solidworks or comparable
  • Observant
  • Is able to succinctly convey complex data and concepts
  • Advantageous if the candidate is familiar with using Raspberry Pi or Arduino

Responsibilities
  • Monitoring life cycle tests
  • Designing and built test setups
  • Building and built prototypes
  • Observing and measuring test results
  • Supporting the wider RnD team

Please send your motivation letter and portfolio to contact@pikaplant.com

Part Time Jar Maker


Do you appreciate nature as well as design? Are you good with your hands, and do you want to spend your working hours away from a computer screen? We are looking for quick learners that enjoy working in an informal environment to join our Jar Maker team on a part time basis, Mondays to Fridays.

Skills and traits
  • Precise and systematic
  • Able to follow procedures
  • Punctual
  • Great attention to detail
  • Flexible
  • Pro-active
  • Communicative
  • Team player

Tasks
  • Participate in the production of Pikaplant Jar
  • Check stock and prepare outgoing shipments
  • Take care of our plants
  • Process orders quickly and accurately
  • Contribute to improving the production process
  • Maintain a clean and tidy production space
  • Participate in testing new Pikaplant products

Please send your motivation letter to contact@pikaplant.com