Internship - International Trader

40 Leiden

Are you ready to join the leading international trading house and help to build our success? Are you the Intern who wants to work with A-branded FMCG brands? Are you that sales person who is a strong networker, entrepreneurial and not afraid of some exciting challenges? Then we are the perfect fit!  

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Become part of our team

During your internship you will be working in a highly commercial, dynamic and multilingual environment. Together with a Senior Trader you will be responsible for managing an existing portfolio of customers and suppliers of West Coast Supply Group as well as identifying and acquiring new business. Your job is to conduct market research and map out a complete market. In addition, you keep track on offers, manage relationships with customers and suppliers as well as negotiate prices, payments and delivery terms.


From us, for you

  • You will become part of an organization in full growth.
  • Freedom and responsibility are at the core of our company culture.
  • Interesting development and training opportunities.
  • We can offer you an amazing experience and a lot of opportunities to learn and develop!
  • An exciting and challenging internship in an ambitious, dynamic and young team.
  • An International and multilingual environment.
  • An open organizational structure where own initiative is highly appreciated.
  • Paid internship!
  • Very good working atmosphere


Your profile

  • Fluent in English and another language is a plus. 
  • Bachelor/Master think and work level (preferably in economics/business).
  • An international experience is a plus.
  • You have a commercial attitude and entrepreneurial mind-set.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills (confident, charismatic, positive and pro-active).
  • You are good at setting priorities and juggling many tasks.
  • You are a self starter and find it very challenging to work with targets.
  • You have good mathematical skills and excellent communication- and presentation skills.
  • A genius in creating new business opportunities.
  • Available full time for at least 3 months, but preferably 6 months! 


Why West Coast Supply Group?

Because we get you your coffee as an intern with us, and we will teach you a lot in a short period of time. We are used to working with interns in our learning environment and offer you unique opportunities to grow and develop. We have a young team, so you will easily connect with others. In addition, we really are the nicest, most international and dynamic company you will want to work for! Check our website here for more information about what it is like to work with us and here to learn more about what we do.



We offer:

  • Internship compensation;
  • challenge, variation, fun and a lot of serious responsibility within a fast-growing, internationally operating organization that dares to think big;
  • fast-paced and demanding work environment, but also time for a joint lunch in our restaurant, and a drink at the bar on our top floor every Friday afternoon (pre and post COVID);
  • fun team events and legendary annual parties (pre and post COVID);
  • open ears for innovations and ideas;
  • personal plan created to help you and us grow;
  • stimulating, international and commercial environment. A few key words: informal, no-nonsense, future-oriented, focus on development and success.


Contact us!

Ready to join the team? Great! Tell us more about who you are by applying with your resume and cover letter addressed to Ms. Alexandra Pinkasova, HR Officer.


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Any questions?

Contact me to discuss the role and to get answers to your questions.

Alexandra Pinkasova - Recruiter alexandra.pinkasova@westcoastsupplygroup.com

Application procedure

Stories from our Trading team

“Working at WCSG has given me the energy and freedom to create and develop business worldwide. I appreciate the support and trust I get from the company as it has allowed me to push forward and grow." - Tristan

I have freedom to do my job WCSG is a 'flat' organization, so I can take initiative
I get support and trust I feel supported and I receive trust from those that matter
A push forward WCSG pushes me forward and allows me to grow

Stories from our Trading team

“My team is my biggest support - we work together and play together. We share the same interests and we work to achieve our goals together. WCSG gives you a stage, and a freedom to do your best every day. You are free to build your own business case. Every day is full of challenges and surprises." - Erica

Challenges and nice surprises WCSG challenges me and helps me grow
We share the same interests We work as a team to achieve our goals
WCSG gives you the stage You can take the stage and excel

What you’ll be a part of

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