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Senior Communications Specialist

The team (6 people: 1 manager, 3 communications specialists, 1 PR manager and 1 content manager) provides internal and external communication support to the entire organization. The aim of our communication activities is to support the business in achieving our strategic goals. Our objectives are to:

  • Inform employees and create awareness on the Robeco strategy: what is expected from me; and how can I contribute to achieving Robeco's goals.
  • Enhance engagement of employees on the Robeco's strategy.
  • Pro-actively contribute to the successful execution of the strategy by supporting and facilitating the organization in effective communication.
  • Support our sales teams with PR focused on our investment expertise.
  • Enhance our sustainability profile in all relevant internal and external communications.
  • Protect and enhance our reputation in and through the media.

Job description

As part of the Corporate Communications team you will:
  • proactively follow the developments within the organization and translate these in a timely fashion into internal and occasionally external communications (such as news items, background articles, written interviews, speeches, presentations, scripts for videos, press releases and Q&A's), taking account the target audience.
  • translate the external communications and marketing strategy into internal communications (in collaboration with colleagues Global Marketing), ensuring that the image Robeco wishes to present externally is kept alive and thoroughly understood within the organization.
  • advise at operational and tactical board level and support line managers in their work at internal communications and write communications plans.
  • be responsible to improve ideas of internal communication and are aware of the newest technological developments.
  • use online & offline communication tools.
  • evaluate the internal communications activities and use the outcome of the results for further improvements.
  • closely work with colleagues both in Rotterdam and in Robeco offices around the world.

Requirements

You:
  • are client-centered: you know your target group inside out.
  • are innovative and come up with new solutions that provide added value.
  • are sustainable, which manifests itself amongst other things in a thorough approach that is based on the long term. However, you can also be pragmatic when needed.
  • actively seek collaboration and always think and act in Robeco's best interest.
  • are a talented writer with strong analytical skills. You are capable of turning complex matters into clear and convincing messages.
  • have outstanding spoken and written communication skills in English.
  • have an eye for design and know how to use images to make messages more effective.
  • have knowledge of and experience in asset management/financial industry.
  • are flexible and can adapt your style to the type of person you are dealing with. You can operate at all levels within the organization and have impact, regardless of where you are.
  • are approachable, sociable and enterprising.
  • have an intuitive understanding of organizations, relationships within organizations and cultural differences.
  • have a academic degree and at least seven years work experience, preferably in financial services on executive level in an international environment.

Application process

Please send in your application and motivation to carolijnefrank@whyz.nl.. For more information about the position, kindly get in touch with Carolijne Frank, tel.: +31 (0) 71 744 0043 | M: +31 (0)6 3040 8991

All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. An assessment test may be used in the selection procedure.

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