Etsy is seeking a Netherlands-based Communications & PR Coordinator for the Benelux team. This would be a 1 year contact with the possibility of extension.
About the Position
Reporting to the Country Coordinator the Communications & PR Coordinator will play a key role in the Dutch Benelux team. He/She will work on the development and implementation of the PR and Communication strategies to increase awareness. This role coordinates with the European Marketing team based in Berlin and our local Seller Development & Event Coordinator to support their respective missions, ensuring consistency in key messages.
Specific duties include:
Day-to-day liaison with the external PR agency to promote and highlight key features of Etsy.
Coordinate press releases for press campaigns.
Maintenance of weekly PR update spreadsheet and collation of press clippings for internal and external use.
Responding to press-requests, source images and products for photo shoots, press look books and other merchandising/marketing needs.
Manage the production, organisation and distribution of marketing materials, e.g. promos, literature and branding for events.
Ad hoc marketing admin support to the team.
Must be able to work outside contractual hours when necessary. Additionally, local and/or regional travel may account for up to 25% of work time.
Degree in a related field of study, with a minimum of two years’ experience in a PR or Marketing environment.
Proactive and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.
Strong communication and relationship building skills.
Ability to thrive in a young and growing company.
Hands on” and comfortable in a somewhat hectic, “do it yourself” environment.
Passion for handmade and/or vintage goods.
Sense of humour is a must!
Etsy is creating the world’s most vibrant handmade marketplace. We connect shoppers with independent creators and designers to find inspiring handmade goods, while providing makers with the platform they need to make a living, making things. We believe that every transaction tells a story, and value the relationship among makers and buyers. Etsy celebrates individual creativity in design and craftsmanship and connects unique people, stories, and products in a playful and meaningful way. We serve 17 million members in over 150 countries.
If you’re interested in the job, please send a cover letter along with your resume telling us what inspires you about Etsy and why you think you are perfect for the team. As you’ve probably guessed, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don’t want you to be like everyone else, we don’t even want you to be like us—we want you to be like you! So write to us, in your own voice. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.
If you contribute to an open source project, write a blog, or practice another craft, that means something to us, and we would love to hear about it when you write!
Index Ventures - 15 months ago
Etsy is a marketplace, but it's also a community made up of many different individuals with many different lives and points of view.