Trainee Newsroom (100%)

Herzog & de Meuron is an international architectural practice based in Basel with studios in Berlin, Munich, London, Paris, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, New York and San Francisco. Our team of over 500 collaborators develops projects of all scales across Europe, the Americas and Asia.


In our Basel office, we have an opening for a motivated individual to join Newsroom for a year-long traineeship. As a trainee you will assist Newsroom Editors and Project Teams to create, produce, and implement ideas and content. Newsroom manages and shapes the public image of the office, bridging the gap between what we create as an architectural practice and how it is represented in the public realm.


As part of Herzog & de Meuron’s Newsroom team, your tasks will include:

– Support with day-to-day media inquiries that require general coordination, proof-reading, and image set compilation
– Work with a variety of content (images, videos, drawings, text) related to specific projects for internal and external channels (i.e., social media, website)
– Support in compiling internal overviews (press clippings, communications calendar, copyrights record)
– Graphic support (image-handling, drawing, photography, presentations, publications)


Your profile:
– At least 4 semesters of architecture studies (preferred) or in media studies, journalism, or the arts in combination with a strong affinity for architecture and design
– Experience in related design fields and cultural sectors (communications, publications, graphics, exhibitions)
– Proactive and detail oriented
– Native speaker or outstanding knowledge of English is required, with strong language, writing and storytelling skills. Other languages a plus


We offer:
– An international, creative work environment
– The opportunity to work on high-profile projects around the globe
– A balanced level of both independent and collective work on short and long-term projects


We look forward to getting to know you. Your application should include a cover letter, a complete resume, portfolio, diplomas, and certificates in a PDF format not to exceed 10MB. You can send your documents by using our online application form on our website referring to the reference number P22-7.



Herzog & de Meuron
Human Resources / P22-7
Rheinschanze 6
CH-4056 Basel