Communications & PR Manager

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
11 days ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. We are leading the way in smarter energy solutions for the energy transition.

Founded in 2015, Sympower is now active in twelve countries, with almost two hundred industrial and commercial customers. We are rapidly expanding our operations across Europe, while contributing to a more sustainable energy system.

With over one hundred employees and thirty nationalities represented in our organisation, our international team is driven by achieving together, focusing on impact and acting responsibly for our environment.

In 2022, we raised a total of €25 million to help us transform Europe’s electricity grid at a critical time in the continent’s history. With the support of our investors, we are accelerating the energy transition and bringing our flexibility services to businesses across Europe.

Sympower is a certified B Corp, highlighting our commitment to meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.

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The Position:

The Communications & PR Manager will help develop Sympower’s communication strategy, and is responsible for the management and implementation of international PR campaigns, while managing Sympower’s external communications.

The Communications & PR Manager will create and implement integrated communication plans, while managing and executing international press releases to increase Sympower’s international brand and market presence. This will involve liaising with media, fostering relationships with relevant stakeholders, and handling requests for interviews, and public statements. You will be part of Sympower’s international marketing team, and supporting Sympower in its rapid growth across Europe.

Are you an experienced communications or media professional in the energy sector with a passion for sustainability and innovation? Get in touch!

What you’ll do:

  • Organise and participate in events to build community and boost brand awareness. Assist with marketing campaign production, including exhibitor outreach, asset coordination, and support across media partnerships and advertising
  • Contribute to strategic communication plans, and manage communication projects for internal clients.
  • Support existing and expanding countries in communications efforts.
  • Creating a relevant PR plan in order to maximize coverage in local and national media.
  • Build relationships with journalists, local PR freelancers, journalists, influencers, and other members of the media.
  • Develop and implement PR strategies. Managing and optimizing PR budget.
  • Monitor the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for opportunities.
  • Coordinate and pre-write press releases and announcements externally.
  • Work closely with management, commercial and be part of the marketing team of Sympower.

What you'll need:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in the energy domain (experience on flexibility issues is a plus)
  • Deep understanding of B2B communication and PR
  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written
  • Strong people skills & ability to build long-term partnerships
  • Comfortable in an international, fast-paced, scale-up environment
  • Eager to take initiative and ownership
  • You are passionate about the opportunity to shape the future of how we use and build technology
  • You are based in the Netherlands, flexible remote or hybrid work possible.
  • Alignment with our mission of contributing to the energy transition

What are the benefits

  • Impactful work - the opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change

  • Competitive market salary

  • Stock Appreciation Rights Plan

  • 30 paid holiday days per year (based on full time)

  • Paid volunteering days

  • Mental well-being support

  • Flexible work (office, remote and hybrid work)

  • Remote office budget and working from home allowance

  • Professional development and training

  • International and fast-paced environment

  • Social and team events

  • Centrally located offices in multiple cities

Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees!

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