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Allround marketing communications advisor at VPS

  • Barendrecht
  • 1 year
  • 32 - 37.5 hour/week


For our client, VPS in Barendrecht, we are looking for an ambitious allround marketing communications associate for 32 to 37,5 hours per week. Are you great at taking initiative, keeping an helicopterview and can you easily work with different types of people? Are you fluent in both Dutch and English? We’d love to hear from you!

As allround marketing communications associate you manage and safeguard the VPS brand identity and all VPS brand expressions, while utilising the VPS style guide. In this role, you will be in charge of producing engaging, high-quality content that builds upon VPS’ brand identity and boosts brand recognition and reputation, including press releases, circulars, white papers and sales brochures. You use your writing skills to translate complex information into easily understandable articles and other content.

You will also be the key person responsible for managing the content, structure and performance of the VPS website and customer portal, which includes increasing website traffic generation through SEO and content marketing, as well as managing customer contacts. As allround professional you take responsiblity for both strategic and operational communications and strike a balance between all your work. You balance your planning and make sure to hit all your deadlines.

In your role you will be working closely with the global sales team, as well as the Group Commercial Director and the Executive Assistant to the Management Board. You will also work with the specialists in the laboratory to gather content for your communications. You will be responsible for organising marketing campaigns (both online and offline), as well as coordinating events and conferences. In your day-to-day activities, you will work closely together with the Group Business Development Manager for Data & Analytics, especially with regards to managing the VPS website and customer portal.

You will pionieer the communications and marketing function within the company with room for your vision and ideas. You will work to increase website traffic and measuring improvement in customer satisfaction. Besides that you utilise your knowledge of SEO to improve and maintain VPS’s Google Keyword Ranking.

Together with an external parther and the Group Business Developer you work to improve the digital touchpoints between VPS and its customers, among others via the VPS customer portal and the VPS mobile app. Lastly, you work to ensure that the VPS style guide and brand elements are maintained in all external communications.

VPS provides an amibtious and informal environment where everyone is working hard to achieve the company’s goals.


We are looking for a marketing communications associate who has:

  • At least 2 years of work experience in marketing or communications.
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in marketing and/or communications.
  • Experience in managing websites through content management systems (CMS), preferably Drupal.
  • Excellent writing skills in both English and Dutch; you can translate complex information into accessible texts.
  • Knowledge and experience with Google Analytics, SEO-writing and Adwords.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in both English and Dutch.
  • Allround knowledge and skills in communication and marketing.
  • Experience with working onder pressure and achieving deadlines.

Furthermore you are:

  • Self-reliant / selfstarting;
  • Energetic;
  • Positive;
  • Proactive.


We offer a position directly with our client VPS for 32 to 37,5 hours a week. VPS works in an office in Barendrecht, easily reachable by car and with good parking space. In accordance with the advice of the RIVM working from home is currently the standard, but after this period ends everyone will work mainly from the office again.

VPS offers good primary and secondary employment conditions, such as a company-based bonus arrangement, a premium-free pension and a minimum of 29 days annual leave. The monthly salary for this position ranges, based on knowledge and experience, from Euro 3.000,- to Euro 4.200,- on the basis of a 37,5 hour workweek.


If you meet the requested criteria and are interested in this challenging position, we request that you apply via our website with your motivation in English.

Note: in accordance with the advice of the RIVM, intakes will take place remotely via videocall. This is a temporary change to our regular and more personal working method.

For any questions you can contact Dave Verhart or Marco van Zanten via number 070 – 306 05 11 or via [email protected]

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