(Social) Media Content Specialist

  • communications
  • The Hague, Netherlands

(Social) Media Content Specialist

Job description

We’re currently looking for a Media Specialist to join our team!

Our planet’s survival depends on a sustainable energy future. Existing technologies create progress towards this goal, but to accelerate the energy transition we must unlock additional sustainable energy sources. Ampyx Power is developing an Airborne Wind Energy System (AWES) that can access powerful wind at high altitude using tethered unmanned aircraft.

Do you want to use your unique skills to help us in developing pioneering sustainable energy

technology? Join us, and be part of our adventure!


Introducing our team and culture

We believe that a diversity of perspectives, ideas, cultures, and common passion to make a difference is needed to develop our pioneering technology. Today we have a team of over 50 highly skilled professionals with more than 20 nationalities working from The Hague and Melbourne. We will be opening another office in Ireland in the near future. Most of our employees have a university degree and several employees have a PhD background.


We have a socially open atmosphere in our company, placing value on trust. We think in terms of solutions rather than problems. We challenge each other and act decisively in our day-to-day work. Everyone's input is valuable and we work with clear deadlines and objectives. This way of working has helped us to make significant steps in our airborne technology development over the past 10 years.


What are you going to do?
We are looking to hire a Media Specialist with confident communication and people skills. As the ideal candidate, you should demonstrate a wide degree of creativity with a keen interest in shaping our organization’s image and values through appropriate communication to the outside world.

Requirements

What do we need from you to complement the team?

Ideally, you have a Bachelor’s degree in Communications & Media (or similar) with a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience and/or an impressive portfolio of previous work available for review. We’re looking for someone who brings a great deal of enthusiasm to this position and our mission since you will be front and center in witnessing the development of our technology and representing Ampyx outwardly in the formulation of communications content.


As (Social) Media Content Specialist you will:

  • Identify communications and media opportunities in anticipation of program milestones and technical progress, and translate this into a (social) media calendar;
  • Plan and prepare communications events and releases;
  • Capture or create written copy, design graphics, images, and videos as content for dissemination via press releases, social media, websites, and other distribution channels;
  • Build and manage Ampyx Power’s brand profile and presence, ensuring that messaging aligns with key business strategies;
  • Monitor online and offline campaigns, and report on results;
  • Prepare complementary communications documentation such as style and social media guidelines.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge in executing effective media campaigns and developing content.
  • The ability to create appropriate content for dissemination via press releases, social media, websites, and other distribution channels.
  • Good creative sense for aesthetics and strong attention to detail.
  • The ability to explain complex concepts in a simple manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team setting to find objective alignment and achieve team goals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written (English).

Knowledge and experienced with:

  • Graphic design tools (e.g. Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Video editing software (e.g. Adobe Premiere),
  • Photography and videography equipment,
  • Managing major social media channels (e.g. Twitter, Instagram, etc.).

Ideally you:

  • Are a team player;
  • Are proactive and unafraid to take ownership;
  • Like to learn new skills;
  • Are comfortable adhering to processes and willing to help improve them;
  • Are precise and concise in communication;
  • Are comfortable writing about and describing complex subject matter;

Though certainly not a requirement, your application will be enhanced by knowledge and

experience with:

  • Basic web development languages (e.g. HTML, CSS, etc.),
  • Developing media campaigns with the specific aim of attracting funding,
  • Managing web analytics and funneling,
  • Hardware technology start-ups,
  • Drone videography and photography.

We offer you an opportunity to contribute to a sustainable energy future. You will be working on a unique innovation using state-of-the-art technologies in an international team of enthusiastic professionals. Together, we will be launching our Airborne Wind Energy technology on the marketin the next few years.


You can look forward to:

  • A competitive salary between €3200,- - €4000,- adjustable to your talent, knowledge and experience;
  • A personalized work-life balance;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • 30 leave days every year;
  • Excellent opportunities for growth via our personal development plan;
  • Excellent opportunities to take initiative and responsibility;
  • Working together with a team of professionals of top international status;
  • Shares in the company as all employees are shareholders;

Where can you find us?
Ampyx Power is located in The Netherlands in the center of The Hague, a ten-minute walk from the Den Haag Hollands Spoor railway station. Our office in The Hague is also easily accessible forcandidates from, for example, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Delft, Zoetermeer, Leiden, Rotterdam, Dordrecht and Haarlem. If you have questions about the company or processes, please send an email to Martijn@ampyxpower.com. If you have more specific, technical questions, please contact Kevin Rand via email (kevin@ampyxpower.com)


Final request
As we are looking for a Media Specialist with the right skills, we would like to ask you to send us the following documents with your application:
A CV, written in English;
A motivation letter, written in English;
A link to your portfolio describing relevant projects and your contribution;


Agency calls are not appreciated.