HR Trainee

Job description

Who are we?

Primephonic is a digital music start-up that has been dubbed by the media as ‘the Spotify of classical music’. With the best 100% classical music streaming service we seek to bring classical music into the digital era. Classical music lovers are currently heavily underserved in the digital space, we have the ambition to change this by offering the world’s most extensive classical music catalogue, with the highest audio quality and the best search in the industry. At the same time, we also pay out classical artists in a fairer way. Primephonic launched its streaming service (iOS, Android and web) in the United States, United Kingdom and The Netherlands in the fall of 2018. Our global roll out is planned for this year. Based in Amsterdam, with a commercial office in New York City, our rapidly growing team is home to over 20 music lovers of ten different nationalities.


The role

In order to create the best classical streaming service in the world we need to hire and retain great talents. As an HR Trainee, you will fulfill a multidisciplinary role in our team. You will support the team with all recruitment related tasks, from the first contact with the candidate till the onboarding of our new colleague. You can think of creating and posting vacancies, contacting candidates via our recruitment system, scheduling live interviews in our office, giving office tours, drafting compensation packages, updating the payrolling system, etc.

Next to the Recruitment and HR related tasks, you will also temporarily become responsible for office related tasks, i.e. organizing monthly team outings, ordering office supplies, new devices and furniture, etc...

You will be working closely together with colleagues of multiple departments allowing you to learn about marketing, finance and product management as well.

In your first week you will get a 360-degree onboarding in order to get to know all your colleagues and our product. 




  • Warm communicator who keeps candidates and colleagues engaged from the start of the recruitment process till the official offer (and beyond)
  • Open to learn how to recruit multiple talent profiles (i.e. tech, marketing, finance, customer support etc.) and onboard new colleagues
  • Eye for detail
  • Applied sciences/ university background bachelor in HRM, Business Administration, Social Sciences etc.  
  • Available for 3-5 days per week for 3-6 months
  • Passionate about (classical) music


  • You will get a non-sugarcoated insight in the world of streaming services and digital disruption
  • No big departments with narrow roles: you will participate in the entire HR domain, end to end. Never a dull day, guaranteed
  • With a leadership team coming from Procter & Gamble, Picnic and BCG you will learn best in class HR practices
  • You will join a very international young team. We do host over 10 nationalities in our office. 
  • Great internship compensation package, including fresh cooked lunch, masterclasses, monthly office outings and last but not least Friday afternoon drinks with live music in our office!
  • You will be asked to participate in the daily stand-ups where you can show your knowledge or share other great ideas.
  • Attending live demos of the product by the IT-Team


  • Face to face internship support by our HR Team
  • Gross base fulltime allowance of EUR 500,-
  • 50% Travel allowance
  • Flexibility on timing: 4-6 months, 3-5 days
  • Great loft office near city center of Amsterdam
  • Last but not least: free subscription to the Primephonic app! 

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