We are working on a challenging and incredibly exciting vision: Bringing reliable sustainable pure
water to a thirsty world!
Communication’s work is crucial in highlighting the importance of our vision, celebrating our success
and growing Desolenator’s brand equity.
The role of our Marketing & Communications Specialist is to promote the company mission,
products or services and to ensure all messaging, from a community email to a tweet, align with the
values of the business. You will play a key role in growing Desolenator’s presence in global public
forums and establishing the company as a sustainable leader within the desalination industry.
This role will initially be fixed to one year. You will be based at our lab in Maastricht, but you may at
times have the opportunity to travel to attend events, conferences, pitches and accelerator
programs on behalf of our team.
What you can achieve
Be a crucial part of bringing reliable and sustainable pure water to people who most need it
Collaborate with an enthusiastic and mission driven team in an inventive and resourceful start-up
Gain experience and expertise in this role with huge opportunity for growth and the potential to
head up Desolenator’s marketing department
Develop and execute the organization’s overall corporate communications, marketing strategies and
Lead on the development of corporate and program materials and electronic media to include
websites, press-releases, newsletters, presentations, tradeshow presence, all manners of collateral,
and other tools to ensure appropriate messaging and brand strategy are effectively executed
Collaborate with team members to maximize customer engagement and ensure Tech alignment
Lead, develop and manage social media strategy and execution
Communicate with industry professionals and influencers via social media/ public channels to create
a strong network
Create and develop responses to requests for information to fulfil RFPs and DDQs
Maintain CRM system
Support Sales team with digital marketing strategy
Create an agenda for and prepare attendance at water stewardship, grant and other relevant events
What we are looking for
BA Social Science, Business Administration, Marketing or Communications
Minimum 2 years’ experience in communications or marketing role
Experience in developing communications plans and strategies to deliver on business objectives
Proven experience creating targeted content is advantageous
Strong knowledge of communication practices and techniques
Exceptional writing, communication, storytelling, and project management skills
Strong consulting and influence capability
Self-starter and entrepreneurial ‘can do’ mindset
A team player who enjoys company and working within a fun and energetic free-thinking team
What you can expect from us
We are a small team working on an innovation that we believe will bring water to a thirsty world and
change the outlook for those most in need. As part of this exciting project, we promise that you will
- Enjoy a mission-driven and enthusiastic work culture with lots of freedom in the way you organize
- The opportunity to take center stage at water stewardship events representing Desolenator and
- Enjoy 24 days of paid leave per year.
- Work in the beautiful, historical and multi-cultural city of Maastricht.
- As part of competitive remuneration, be eligible to a bonus plan similar to stock options called
Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs).