Media Relations Manager

  • Staff
  • Almere
  • University degree
  • Higher Vocational Education
  • More than 5 years

Are you an experienced media relations specialist with a focus on enhancing brands by focusing on business positioning, reputation, as well as stakeholder and crisis management? Are you able to optimize the international positioning of Alfen’s brand? Then read on quickly

What are you going to do?
In the role of Media Relations Manager, you are responsible for developing and managing a proactive media relations strategy to build Alfen's reputation in key markets across Europe and increase demand for our products. You will create and deliver strategic media relations programs to build relationships with journalists, promote our brand story and solutions in key European markets and create a thought leadership program. 
As Media Relations Manager, you will lead the day-to-day execution of our media strategy with a focus on trade media, including:

  • Creating content, events and experiences such as press releases, media interviews, case studies and media roundtables to promote Alfen's story, engage with journalists and generate demand for our products and services.
  • Serving as Alfen's spokesperson in the media, as well as training and developing key Alfen leaders to position them as spokespersons and thought leaders.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key journalists in select countries in Europe.

What do we offer you?
An independent and responsible job with room for personal input, new ideas, initiatives and entrepreneurship. Alfen is a fast-growing company with a clear focus on conquering the market and focusing on the energy transition. All this takes place in a pleasant, open and informal working atmosphere where, in addition to work, activities are also part of Alfen's culture. his could include an online escaperoom or fun quiz with accompanying snacks: a bowling night, a visit to Almere City games, mudflat hiking, and more.

Naturally, we offer you an appropriate benefits package including a phone and laptop and you are also entitled to 27 vacation days + 13 ADV per year. We think it is important that you can relax regularly. In addition, you will have motivated colleagues who are willing to share knowledge and we will give you opportunities to develop as a professional.

What do we ask of you?
For a good match we are looking for an experienced Media Relations Manager who has knowledge of the media landscape in local European markets and is able to effectively work with targeted media and stakeholders to build and maintain the company’s reputation. Furthermore, we would like to see in your resume that you have:

  • Over 10 years professional experience in leading media relations
  • A demonstrated track record creating and delivering strategic and contemporary media relation plans for international B2B2C companies
  • Demonstrated strong writing, editing and proofreading skills in Dutch and English, multi-lingual is preferred

Do we have your interest?
Then we would like to hear from you. You can apply directly via the button function, but you can also contact our  Teamlead Corporate Recruitment, Marlon de Vries, at +31 613480850.

Your application is an important step towards a future within Alfen. Would you like to know what to expect from us in the application process? Then click here.