Bringing Digital Content to the next level!
Barqo | Graduation program, Internship, B Communication| Marketing| S Marketing, Sales and Media|

Company information

The sharing economy is an upcoming worldwide trend. Think of concepts like AirBnb, Uber en Snappcar. Ownership is becoming less important and nowadays it is much easier to get in contact with each other.

Worldwide, there are 24 million boats, which are not in use 92% of the time, despite the costs of maintenance, insurance and taxes.

Barqo is an online peer-to-peer platform that connects boat owners to people that who would like to sail. Tenants and owners can create a profile on, they can search for available boats in a certain period and location. Via our calendar/bookings system, the boat owner can easily register his/ her boat in the period that it is available. These ways supply and demand come together. Barqo has been live since the last week of August and 150 boat owners in the Netherlands. Since a couple of weeks we are also proud to welcome the first international boats on

Job information

We’re on the lookout for a creative, strategic and outgoing student-¬professional with a passion for digital content. You understand the importance of an online community. You’re an active user of at least 3 social media sites (like: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Youtube, LinkedIn) and you know how to create online engagement. Due to the nature of our work, fluency in English is a requirement. Interesting backgrounds, skills and a great personality are other assets we also value highly at Barqo.

• HBO / WO
• Internship period minimum 6 months

Starting period: 01st of December 2017, 08th of January 2018 or 05th of February.

• Creating fun and creative content
• Maintain contact with our user base
• Setting up brand activation & social media campaigns
• Running our social media presences
• Writing and publishing blog pieces | Buzz worthy
• Create and control segmented email campaigns
• Using different social media metrics

Job requirements

• Good communication and writing skills
• Copywriting experience
• Strong knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more
• Ability to work autonomous
• Photoshop and/ or illustrator skills
• Ability to create online videos

What does your company?

Exciting tasks, a steep learning curve and the opportunity to contribute to a fast growing domestic and international platform. Our team consists of 9 young, diverse and enthusiastic people from different nationalities.



  • Amsterdam