THE GROWTH & A.I. TRAINEESHIP

Matching high-potential young professionals with high-growth companies. Trainees become more technical, conversion-centric and data-driven than ever before. In 6 months. In Amsterdam. March 2019.

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WANT TO BE HIRED, EARN A SALARY AND TRAINED IN OUR 6-MONTH TRAINEESHIP ?

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WANT TO HIRE A TRAINEE OR TRAIN SOMEONE FROM YOUR
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I NEED TALENT!
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SO...WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

We help you land a full-time position at a tech company. 
As part of your new job, you will be trained by us for 6 months. Here's what we offer you...

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Guidance from the best in Europe

Our trainers are real practitioners!

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Work and get paid in a high-growth company

This is a full-time position at a tech company

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Join a dynamic workplace in Amsterdam

Your development comes first!

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Competitive traineeship salary

No cost for trainees. You will earn between 1700€ - 2200€

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Learn technical skills to future-proof your career

We're always up to date with the latest tech

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Get access to the Netherland's fastest growing startup network

We can introduce you to a plethora of cool companies

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And get certified!

“I was thrilled to hear the Growth Tribe Academy has evolved into the new 6-Month Growth & A.I. Traineeship. Having participated in previous academies, I realise how valuable it is to train employees on the most relevant digital skills. The Growth Tribe stands for professional growth coaching. Previous investments have helped me successfully grow my business, so Recharge looks forward to welcome 3 Trainees!”

Martijn Groot

Chief Commercial Officer At Creative Group

WORK AT A FAST-PACED COMPANY

Some of the real-life projects our students have worked on...
We carefully select the companies to make sure you’re in a top-notch learning environment.

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THIS IS WHAT YOU GET DURING THE GROWTH TRAINEESHIP

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22 DAYS

of hands-on fast paced training

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12 DAYS

of contextual coaching from our growth experts on tech, A.I., experimentation and stakeholder management

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6 SPRINTS

to work and execute your skills in a high growth tech company

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WORK IN A FAST-GROWTH COMPANY

you'll get hired and work in a fast-paced company or scaleup

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ONLINE COACHING & SUPPORT

and peer to peer coaching on Slack. Join an active community of 1200 growth hackers

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4 SCALEUP VISITS

In-house days at scale-ups AND a visit to Facebook's HQ in Dublin

WHAT'S THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

Traineeship application process overview
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WE'VE COOKED UP AN AMAZING HANDS-ON CURRICULUM.. KEEP SCROLLING!

Week 1

Bootcamp Week Part 1

  • Introduction to the mindset of rapid experimentation: Stories and use cases you need to know
  • Fundamentals Workshop: Business Model Canvas, Value Proposition Canvas
  • Persona Creation using rapid online tactics. Build data-driven personas in minutes not weeks
  • Lean Analytics & Pirate funnels
  • Activation: Reaching the WOW moment and optimizing the first user experience through data
  • Basic Web Analytics
  • Advanced Web Analytics
  • GROWS demo & GROWS process & Rapid Experimentation
  • Customer Acquisition 1: SEO, SoMe, Acquisition hacks
  • Guerrilla UX & Soft Data Acqusition & Website Collection
  • Conversion Centric Design
  • In-House Usability & Tactics to uncover customer's true pain and gains
  • 3-Hour Design Power House Course
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Hands On Coaching

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Online Support

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Drinks & Team Building

Week 2

Bootcamp Week Part 2

  • Customer Acqusition 2: SEM, Social ads, Display ads, FB Ads
  • Acquisition Sprint + Coaching
  • Artificial Intelligence in Marketing: Prediction Modeling, build, train, test your prediction models (Predict conversions, churn and revenue)
  • ArtificiaI Intelligence in Marketing: Unsupervised learning, clustering & customisation, recommendation engines
  • Engineered Marketing: Programming without code and lead generation
  • Virality: How to build viral loops into a product
  • Persuasion: Using cognitive biases to increase conversions
  • Retention: Hook Model
  • Mobile Growth tactics and tools
  • External: Presentation + Communication Training
  • Team Presentations (prepare and present) + Knowledge Sharing on Experiment Execution
  • GROWS sprint + Experimentation
  • End Of Week Celebration: Dinner at Campus & Drinks
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Hands On Coaching

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Online Support

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Drinks & Team Building

Week 3

Customer Development

  • User Research
  • Customer Insights
  • Qualitative data gathering
  • Product ownership
  • Prioritizing and building features that matter

Week 4

AB Testing Done Right

  • Advanced AB Testing session
  • Should you even be AB testing?
  • How to Optimise for Money
  • Gathering insights for better AB tests
  • Technical aspects of AB testing
  • Use cases and stories from the trenches
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Online Coaching & Support

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Scale-up Visit

Week 5-10

Cross Cultural CRO

  • Cross cultural conversion rate optimisation
  • CRO at scale
  • AI for CRO
  • Stories from the trenches

A.I. for Marketing & Growth 2

  • Psychographic Personas
  • Recommendation Engines
  • Unsupervised Learning
  • What data to start gathering?
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Online Coaching & Support

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Scale-up Visit

Week 11-14

A.I. For Marketing & Growth 3

  • How Big Data is affecting Marketing
  • Real use cases
  • Optimizing marketing and product with A.I.

Marketing Automation

  • How to automate marketing. Work like 10 people.
  • Clearbit - Data enrichment
  • Zapier - Automate everything
  • Segment - Data automation
  • Drift - Chat automation
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Week 15-18

Presentations and Demos!

  • Mid-Way Presentations
  • Cross Company Knowledge Sharing
  • Alumni Presentations
  • Soft skills and storytelling

Stakeholder Management Part 1

  • Effective Leadership Training Part 1
  • How to navigate in politics
  • How to influence people
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Week 19-22

Branding & Culture For Growth

  • How to create dynamic brands to generate conversion?
  • Why culture fuels branding.
  • How to hold yourself accountable for culture and branding?

Get Inspired by the Cream of the Crop

  • Inspiration Session & AMA with Arthur Koster, CMO of Booking.com
  • How Booking grew in the early days
  • Rolling out experimentation at later stages
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Week 23-26

Stakeholder Management Part 2

  • Effective Leadership Training Part 2
  • Detailed program still to be determined..

SEO Training

  • SEO Training medium and advanced
  • Detailed program still to be determined..
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Graduation!

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SOME OF THE COMPANIES WE'VE TRAINED

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WHAT MAKES YOU A QUALIFIED APPLICANT?

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  • You're an autodidact that's hungry for knowledge or..
  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree or..
  • You're a business or marketing person, or...
  • A full-stack developer, or...
  • A front-end coder / UXer or...
  • A Data Scientist or...
  • A Designer or...
  • Just anyone who wants a competitive edge and wants
    to stay relevant in the job market
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WANT TO BE HIRED, EARN A SALARY AND TRAINED IN OUR 6-MONTH TRAINEESHIP ?

UPSKILL ME!
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WANT TO HIRE A TRAINEE OR TRAIN SOMEONE FROM YOUR COMPANY?

I NEED TALENT!

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS. REAL PRACTITIONERS!

David Arnoux

Co-Founder

Growth marketing, experiment design, analytics and persuasive techniques

Jim Groenen

Trainer / Coach

Expert in marketing automation, funnel optimization, web analytics and tracking.

Jean Bonnenfant

Trainer/Coach

Content Marketing, Agile, Business & Personal Branding, LinkedIn, Advertising, UX & UI Design.

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Trainer / Coach

Head of Growth and Growth Coach. Specialised in B2B lead generation, A.I. for Growth, Technical Marketing, Web Development & Marketing Automation.

Camiel Roex

Trainer / Coach

Statistics, Experiment design, code, digital marketing, analytics

Eden Laboda

Trainer / Coach

Front-end code, back-end code, virality, experiment design

Stefan Daniels

Trainer / Coach

Conversion centric design, visual design, product, UX, UI

Bernardo F. nunes

Data Scientist

PhD and teacher in data science, machine learning, deep learning and business applications of A.I.

WE LIVE, SLEEP AND BREATHE GROWTH AND A.I.

THIS IS WHAT YOUR PEERS TO-BE
SAY ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE

Niels Koekoek

PR-Manager

"The 2-day course was the most practical and hands on course I ever experienced. It gives you all the theory, process and tools to start growth hacking tomorrow!"

Eefje Smulders

Researcher /Columnist

"Even for a beginner like me it was perfect. Be aware your mind will be blown by the clever possibilities to grow the success of your own company."

Pascal van Ham

Head of Marketing

"Growth Tribe have helped us discover a new way of working. They introduced us to a range of different processes and tools that can be implemented immediately!"

Mickael Honorine

Product Innovation Manager

"It was amazing to see how many easy tactics and simple tools / techniques you can use to make your product more successful ! Every Product Owner should do this !"

Claudio Russo

Marketing Manager

"What a great atmosphere! At Growth Tribe it’s high paced, relevant, practical, no-nonsense learning."

Peter van der Vossen

Innovation Manager

"The course is super practical, you work by doing! The teachers are fantastic and have a diverse range of skills and knowledge to share."

Denise Law

Head of Strategic Product Development

"Everything was enjoyable, I learned so much! Every tool used was new to me. You guys are great!"

Nuno Lops Gama

Head of Innovation & Future Tech at Sonae

"I loved the hands-on approach. The teachers know exactly what they’re talking about and ‘get shit done’!"

Located at the heart of the city, Amsterdam’s Marineterrein, we turned a former EU conference facility into our campus. 

  • 650m2 of dedicated training space 
  • Ultrafast fiberglass internet to make sure there’s nothing in the way of execution
  • Lounge & chill areas to wind down and let your learnings sink in.
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READY TO TAKE IT TO
THE NEXT LEVEL?

F.A.Q.

I want to learn more about growth hacking & AI! Any tips?
What's the name of the illustration with the mask on your awesome logo?

It's called the "Medicine Mask". This info could come in handy later ;)

What are the costs for trainees?

There are no costs for the trainees. The company who will hire you and invests in your education.

Do you teach in Dutch or English?

English. (Some companies will require Dutch speaking trainees.)

What does full-time mean?

This means you can’t work or study next to it or do it part time. You will be hired as a full time Trainee by a company for a period of 6 months but with long term intentions.

What does the selection process look like?

You start by filling out our questionnaire. When you fit our selection criteria Julia will get in touch with you to plan in a Skype call with one of our trainers. If we are still convinced you could be one of the trainees in the coming traineeship, we will send you a Challenge. You will have two weeks to complete this Challenge successfully, after which our trainers will check & grade it. If you succeed you will become part of our talentpool and we will do our best to match you to one of the companies. If you are matched, companies will decide if they want to invite you over for an interview. From then on you are in the hiring process of the company. If it's a match: you are hired by the company and you’ll get a spot in the traineeship. Congrats!

Do I get an official Degree?

Yes! You get an official Growth Tribe certificate that you successfully finished the Academy.

Can I apply if I am not from The Netherlands?

Yes, if you are a citizen of the European Union or have a solid working permit. Unfortunately at this point we cannot fix a working permit for you. Student permits are not valid as you will be hired by a company.

Is there another 6 Month traineeship coming up?

Yes, in May 2019. However, ,we strongly recommend you to apply as soon as possible because the spots can fill up quickly.

I’m a company and I am interested in hiring a trainee of the program

Great, please email sabine@growthtribe.nl (or take a look here for more info)

Do I get a salary or compensation?

Yes, the company will give you a market conform traineeship salary on a monthly basis. Your salary will range from €1750 to €2200 based on your experience. Understand that the company invests a lot in you by providing you with an exclusive spot in the Growth & A.I. Traineeship.

I don’t feel like I match the qualities you describe on your website, can I still apply?

Yes, please try :)

I’m a company and I am interested in bringing in my own trainee in the traineeship.

Great, please email stef@growthtribe.nl

How will the participants be selected?

Trust us, we have a team of hardcore growth hackers and Artificial Intelligence professionals who know how to pick the real talent.