Communications Manager

Freelancer, Full-time · Amsterdam

A Purposed Journey

The TrendWatching team is dynamic, international and highly purposed - and beyond keen to guide, inspire and empower professionals to bring to market more impactful innovations that benefit all, not the few.

Founded in 2002, TrendWatching has become one of the world’s leading consumer trend firms, delivering Free Trend Updates to over 300,000 trend-driven professionals, while our Trend Intelligence Platform supports 100s of well-known B2C brands and professional services firms such as Mastercard, Google, Starbucks, Vodafone, Uber, TBWA and UNICEF. 
Your opportunity at TrendWatching

We are looking for a passionate Communications Manager in Amsterdam to join our team and embark on our exciting multi-year journey to support and lead the movement for a more purposed economy.

In this role, you will work closely with our Founder and our Business Development, Client Success and Content teams. You will be responsible for creating, implementing and handling our B2B communications programs internally and externally. A big and important part of this will be writing copy related to our SaaS products and audience across our three main services.

We want to quickly grow the business now that we have a number of exciting new services in place, and you will be one of the key drivers behind that growth. 

If you love trends and purposed innovation and feel that you are ready for the next step in your career, this might just be the hidden gem you are looking for.

Your responsibilities in this role
  • Owning the development and execution of our internal and external communications programs, with a strong focus on our SaaS products, website and B2B audience

  • Supervising a small team of junior marketeers 

  • Managing our communications channels (Slack, website, social media, newsletters)

  • Collaborating closely with our founder and other stakeholders on global, exciting growth strategies

  • Advising other teams on the most effective communications strategy 

The ideal candidate
  • You are an enthusiastic and energetic professional with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in communications and marketing, and/or PR, preferably in an agency, B2B environment or fast-paced SaaS company

  • You feel and act purposed: caring deeply about sustainability, equality, well-being and transforming businesses into a force for good

  • You have a beyond-solid command of the English language, both spoken and written, as well as excellent interpersonal, project management and marketing skills

  • You have experience in HubSpot CRM (this will be an immediate advantage)

  • You are detail-oriented

  • You perform best in a cosmopolitan, driven, entrepreneurial yet casual environment

What's in it for you?
  • Actively contributing to a more purpose-driven economy, glocally

  • A ‘business playground’: having the freedom to play, learn and grow while turning your ideas into reality, working with truly all of the world’s leading brands

  • Flexibility in work (we work both remote and together as a team)

  • Being part of a fun, cosmopolitan team located throughout the world in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Barcelona and São Paulo

  • Competitive remuneration


Start date: January 2023

Duration: Ongoing

Reports to: Founder

Sounds like you? Then please reach out to us and apply with your CV, cover letter and a portfolio of B2B marketing / comms writing samples. Only candidates who have completed these tasks will be considered. 

TrendWatching welcomes everybody to apply - regardless of their background, experience, abilities and perspectives.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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