Marketing & Communications Specialist

December 16, 2021
Maastricht, The Netherlands

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

Your responsibilities

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

get to:

- Enjoy a mission-driven and enthusiastic work culture with lots of freedom in the way you organize

your work.

- The opportunity to take center stage at water stewardship events representing Desolenator and

our vision.

- 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).

Marketing & Communications Specialist
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