Trainee Category Management

Are you entrepreneurial and analytical, and would you like to work for an ambitious fast growing company in consumer electronics based in the Netherlands? Would you like to learn more about business planning and business insights? As a Trainee Category management you will be able to support the product, marketing and sales teams in their product and business planning by bringing valuable market and customer insights. You will be working in a dynamic environment that values entrepreneurship. Would you like to join our team from February onwards for at least 4 months?

At Trust International,  we are dedicated to offering fair and affordable digital accessories to everyone who wants to live-work-play in a clever and joyful way. With fair, we mean fair for the people, fair for the planet at fair prices. As Trainee Category management, you work closely with the Category Manager Home& Office and the Category Manager Gaming that play a very important role in the product and business planning processes.

Location: Dordrecht/Working from home

Some of your responsibilities are:

  • You analyze GfK and Newzoo market data;  
  • You analyze sell out reports from our key retailers;
  • You provide key trends and market insights from these data reports to the Category managers;
  • You support the category managers to prepare their monthly calls with the country sales managers by providing key financial data from the individual markets;
  • You build a structural approach to competitor analysis and how to translate this analysis into valuable insights;
  • You support the marketing teams in building the quarterly selling decks.


Our ideal candidate has the following profile:

  • You are a Bachelor or Master student in (International) Management, with preference for Business Planning and Marketing;
  • You are available for a traineeship 32-40 hours a week during at least 4 months;
  • You are entrepreneurial, analytic and have a ‘getting things done’ mentality;
  • You have a genuine interest in consumer electronics and gaming equipment.
  • You have an excellent command of Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft ExcelExcel;
  • You are fluent in English.



We offer a traineeship for 4-5 days a week from early 2022 until mid-2022. You will be able to cooperate with different departments and learn a lot about business insights, business planning as well as product, pricing and distribution strategy in a very competitive environment. You will be able to bring a valuable contribution to our product and sales strategy. We offer you:

  • Excellent working environment including clear responsibilities;
  • Work in an open,  informal and inclusive working environment;
  • Get a traineeship fee of 500 Euro per month based on 5 days a week

Please apply with your CV and motivation letter. An interview with the Category Manager(s) will be part of the selection process.


Wij maken gebruik van cookies

Cookies zijn kleine tekstbestanden die door websites gebruikt kunnen worden om gebruikerservaringen te verbeteren. Door het plaatsen van cookies kunnen we jou als gebruiker een optimale ervaring bieden. Met behulp van deze cookies verzamelen we informatie over het gebruik van onze website. Lees meer over onze cookies. In onze privacy statement leggen we je verder uit welke data we verzamelen, hoe we die data verzamelen en wat we ermee doen. Lees meer over ons cookiebeleid