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Digital Communications Specialist

Posted 20 Nov 2023
Work experience
3 to 10 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Good)
Dutch (Good)

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Are you a tech-savvy individual with a passion for crafting impactful online experiences? Are you excited about the prospect of reshaping the digital presence of a global organization? We're searching for a dynamic and skilled Digital Communications Specialist who thrives in the digital realm and is eager to make a meaningful impact through web content editing and orchestration. If you're ready to take on an exciting challenge that involves driving web and social media initiatives while bridging content gaps, read on!

For our Group Corporate Communications department, we are looking for a:

Digital Communication Specialist

This dynamic team spearheads all group digital communication channels, playing a pivotal role in shaping our digital identity. From overseeing our website to nurturing our social media platforms on LinkedIn and Instagram, their efforts radiate brand awareness and uphold the desired reputation of IMCD Group on a global scale. Due to the continuous growth of our company, we opened up this great opportunity to join our team. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring our online platforms mirror our corporate strategy while delivering an engaging user experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Web content maestro: You're not just a Webmaster; you're the conductor of our digital symphony. Embrace the role of a content orchestrator, closing gaps, curating content, and breathing life into our Group website while focusing on reusable content for country websites.
  • Empower stakeholder journeys: Steer the ship of corporate communication, guiding stakeholder and user journeys with a strategic hand.
  • Digital transformation focus: Reimagine the objective of your role: Your mission centers on the Group website and its content, propelling us toward the forefront of the digital landscape. It's about more than just maintaining; it's about creating engaging and impactful visitor experiences.
  • Content-driven analytics: Yes, analytics are crucial, but they're the companion to your content expertise. Harness Google Analytics and our Tableau analytics tool to gain insights at both user and business levels, not just for creating dashboards.
  • Social media dynamo: Manage our social media presence, creating captivating content for our corporate handles on LinkedIn, Instagram, X, and YouTube.
  • SEO champion: Implement effective SEO strategies, utilizing keywords and links to attract quality traffic.
  • Collaborate across teams: Work closely with country offices, digital marketers, and communication experts to maintain consistent messaging across all digital touchpoints.
  • Strategic content collaboration: Collaborate with various departments to discover and nurture content sources within the organization, facilitating the seamless generation and distribution of material aligned with our company narrative and strategic pillars of Sustainability, People & Culture, Innovation, and Digitalization.

What we offer:

IMCD is a commercial organization and entrepreneurship is in our genes. Just like all the other colleagues at IMCD, you will get a lot of room to act and develop yourself broadly within your field. Besides excellent primary and secondary working conditions IMCD offers:

  • Working at the Headquarter of a fast growing, global company with a strong entrepreneurial culture
  • Flexible start and end times and work from home possibilities
  • A good pension scheme
  • Commuting reimbursement and good accessibility to the office
  • A great place to work in a modern office at the Kop van Zuid in Rotterdam
  • A flat organization where the commitment of every employee contributes to the success of the organization.

What are we looking for?

To excel in this role we’re looking to a candidate who recognizes ticks these boxes:

  • Content orchestration specialist: We're on the hunt for someone who not only possesses a minimum of 3 years of front-end e-commerce experience but can also orchestrate content with finesse, plugging the primary gap we're aiming to bridge
  • Digital communication: Your track record should speak of your ability to steer website and social media channels, but your real strength lies in crafting narratives that resonate across our digital universe.
  • Design flair: A solid grasp of web design principles is vital, as is the knack for creating user-friendly online environments that captivate and engage.
  • Project management skills: The ability to manage tasks efficiently and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Stakeholder whisperer: Your stakeholder management experience is vital in ensuring seamless coordination, resulting in the execution of aligned digital strategies.
  • Analytics fan: Proficient in website analytics and ad serving tools, with an eye for extracting actionable insights.
  • E-commerce enthusiast: You recognize the impact of data-driven decisions in a B2B landscape, aligning your strategies with the overarching e-commerce vision.
  • Stay ahead of the curve: Stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing, content creation, and measurement.
  • Language proficiency and right to work: Fluent English and Dutch is essential, enabling you to communicate seamlessly with diverse audiences and possessing the necessary work permit for the EU is a must.

Join us on this transformational journey, where your knack for content orchestration and digital strategy will define our online identity. If you're a self-motivated and passionate individual ready to elevate your digital expertise, we're eager to welcome you into our team.

We are a leading global distribution partner, formulator and solutions provider of speciality chemicals and ingredients. We formulate with consciousness and execute with care. We take our responsibility seriously and play a pivotal role in shaping a sustainable future for all. With operations in 60+ countries, we co-create formulations in 70 laboratories, in full transparency that allow our business partners to make products with a positive or reduced negative impact on the world we live in.

Active in 60 countries
4,300 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 40 years