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Solarplaza

Jr. Email Marketeer

Marketing & Design – Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland
Department Marketing & Design
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

"Content is king" and content marketing remains the most earnest, rewarding and brand-enhancing approach to the age-old art of promotion. We firmly believe that, for us to be credible event organizers and industry connectors, we need to know our field intimately and should provide high-value content to our network. Email marketing is a key instrument for keeping our readers updated and distributing our content and event updates. To up our game in that area, we are looking for an enthusiastic, driven and clever Email Marketeer (32-40 hours per week) who can reinforce our team, and support the current Email Specialist and Content Manager. 

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Who we are

Solarplaza organizes high-level events - focused on solar photovoltaics and related renewable energy topics - in both established and emerging solar energy markets across the globe. With a track record of 130+ events and a network that truly spans the entire world, our mission is to positively impact the world by accelerating the renewable energy transition by facilitating knowledge-sharing at our events and through our content.

Where you come in

Throughout the year, we keep our global readership updated on the latest developments and trends in the international solar energy industry and the renewable energy space as a whole. Email marketing is an essential tool for the distribution of industry news, informational resources and event updates to our growing database. 

Currently, we operate seven newsletters, which range from daily solar industry news updates to monthly regional (solar in Africa or Asia) and topical updates (Energy Grid innovations). In the role of Email Marketeer, you will help with collecting the content for those newsletters and will design, build and style the various newsletters, as well as test ideas, do occasional editing, and send them out to our database of nearly 60,000 readers from Seattle to Sydney.

Ultimately, you will produce engaging, high-quality content that speaks to our audience and boosts engagement with our brand. 

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What you'll be doing

  • Building and sending out Solarplaza’s (daily, weekly and monthly) newsletters
  • As part of our marketing & design team, you will work on optimizing  our existing newsletter lineup and make improvements to our newsletter practices as a whole
  • Managing the editorial newsletter calendar, coordinate in-house and partner content for inclusion, and ensure timely publication
  • Generating new ideas around industry-related topics
  • Gradually taking over some of the event-related email campaigns
  • Making strategic decisions, informed by analytics

What background we're looking for

  • Graduated Bachelor or Master in Marketing, Communications, Multimedia, Design, PR or a similar/related field 
  • Experience with Email Marketing in another position, internship, project, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Experienced Excel / Google sheets user
  • Flawless in the English language, other languages are a plus

What should characterize you

  • Great eye-for-detail
  • A feel for design and aesthetics
  • Eager to learn and test new things
  • Tech-savvy
  • Copywriting skills
  • Structured and easily able to keep the overview
  • Able to prioritize

What we offer you

  • Market-rate salary (depending on your experience)
  • Participation in our profit sharing program
  • A good pension scheme
  • 24 days of paid leave
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Exciting projects in different countries
  • Grow your network in and knowledge of the solar industry
  • Join our mission to accelerate the sustainable energy transition
  • An open, respectful and multicultural atmosphere
  • Fruit, Foosball and FC Solarplaza

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More about Solarplaza

Solarplaza International BV is a Dutch company, based in the Groothandelsgebouw in Rotterdam. Organizing solar energy events all around the world is our focus, ranging from established conferences in Europe, Asia and America, to pioneering conferences and exploratory trade missions in emerging markets. Our track record contains over 130 events, in over 25 different countries on 6 continents.

Our mission is to accelerate the sustainable energy transition. We want to empower industries and emerging countries that support this transition and stimulate renewable energy market development with a focus on solar energy and related power infrastructure topics. This year we are celebrating our 15-year anniversary, (non-fossil) fueled by an average annual growth of around 30%.

Our current team consists of 45+ young, ambitious, and highly-educated people. We are competitive not only in the way we do business, but also internally in our foosball matches and karaoke-standoffs, organizing the best internal networking 'borrels' and with our own football team playing against other companies. There are many opportunities for further growth of our company and activities. The team atmosphere is open, informal, creative, driven and energetic.

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Application for the job

If this job description sparks your interest, we would love to receive your CV and a to-the-point cover letter highlighting relevant experience and your motivation (in English). We've also included some additional questions with the idea of getting a more personal impression. They're not mandatory, but can be a nice opportunity to shine. 

We aim to do interviews in November & December, and would ideally have someone join us from the start of 2020. We'll consider and invite candidates as they come in, so don't delay your application!

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  • Location
    Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland
  • Department
    Marketing & Design
  • Employment Type
    Full-time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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