Amsterdam

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Amsterdam

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Careers

Join the AMS-IX team

Why AMS-IX?

At AMS-IX, we believe our people are the core of our organisation. With over 25 nationalities, we value our diversity and we are always looking for new talents to strengthen our team.

We are a group of dedicated professionals with one common goal: be at the forefront of every innovation and market development to deliver the best interconnection services possible.

With an office located in the centre Amsterdam, we provide excellent benefits and always listen to our employees’ needs.

Our Core Values

Excellence
We are passionate about delivering quality. We set the highest standards, and we take pride and joy in everything we do.

Collaboration
We move forward as a single force: Team AMS-IX. We work together and with others to build communities and contribute to a better society.

Dedication
We are dedicated professionals who go the extra mile to deliver. We care, we believe, and we aim to achieve the best results.

Current vacancies (2)

There are currently 2 vacancies:

  • Executive Support
  • PR & External Communication Specialist

Executive Support

Overall Job Purpose

The Executive support assists the management team and supervisory board with all administrative, organisational and operational matters. This role requires a highly organised and flexible attitude to switch easily between different tasks and priorities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage meetings
    Preparing the agenda, supporting files and minutes of general meetings, works council (WC) meetings and management team meetings. Example: Compose the agenda in close cooperation with the involved persons, including preparation of presentations and files, and monitor follow up on action points.
  • Archiving and filing
    Ensuring archiving and filing of relevant documents (e.g. presentations, minutes, action points etc.) Example: Publish relevant documents and filter written and oral communication.
  • Assist management team
    Managing calendars of management team, acting as a point of contact for internal and external parties and independent handling of e-mail and correspondence. Example: Make travel arrangements for management team.
  • Coordinate management team communication
    Coordinating management team communication in close alignment with Corporate communication specialist. Example: Prepare documents (e.g. presentations, posters, e-mails) for internal communications.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Pre-university degree, secretarial degree or bachelor’s degree
  • Several years of experience in a similar position, preferable within complex organisations
  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken Dutch and English
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Proven experience in taking minutes
  • Has a representative attitude
  • Is stress resistant and flexible
  • Is discrete and sensitive to confidential matters
  • Excellent communicative and organizational skills
  • Proactive and strong personality

PR & External Communication Specialist

Job description

We are looking for a passionate PR and Communications Specialist with exceptional writing skills and a track record in generating sustained and high-profile coverage for a B2B company. As part of the Marketing and Communications team, you will provide strategic communication counsel, develop strong relationships with journalists, partners and influencers, and manage a wide range of communication projects.

Your key responsibilities

  • Develop and implement fully integrated regional and international PR and Communications campaigns
  • Manage the local PR agency we are working with
  • Support brand awareness by developing newsworthy press releases, blogposts and pitches that can be sold to the national and international press
  • Actively identify media and editorial opportunities and respond to media inquiries from national, regional, and local press
  • Strategically prepare and coordinate media interviews and briefings that drive high impact editorial coverage
  • Develop and maintain lines of communication with media contacts and other external audience groups
  • Create and maintain editorial calendar
  • Write and edit a variety of communications for both external and internal audiences
  • Manage social media accounts: craft engaging posts, plan and monitor activities on all platforms (twitter, facebook, linkedIn, youtube)
  • Plan and coordinate the production of our annual report
  • Coordinate PR and communications activities for meetings and events and offer support in the preparation of presentations for these meetings and events
  • Create programs to consistently and effectively communicate key messages that support our business objectives, values, mission and branding initiatives internally
  • Share your expertise with other teams within AMS-IX and participate in multi-disciplinary communication initiatives

Profile

  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor/master degree in Communications
  • A strong passion for PR and communications
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to influence senior executives and others on communications issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven expertise in using different styles to reflect the nature of the stakeholder, audience and message
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to think strategically, be flexible and work with diverse groups
  • Proven track record and ability to work with highly confidential information
  • Dutch native and fluent in English (oral and written)
  • Experience in working in the ICT sector is a plus
  • Having worked at both a PR agency and client side is a plus

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