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Internal Communications Specialist

Internal Communications Specialist

Job area Corporate functions Location Veghel, Netherlands Contract type Full time

Are you looking to develop your career in internal communications and satisfy your ambitions at a company where you can aspire to new heights, enjoy personal growth and thrive on achievement? At Vanderlande, we are seeking passionate and ambitious people, capable of making a positive impact on our communication portfolio, while developing a prosperous career in a fast-paced international environment.    

Your responsibilities

You will join the Marketing and Communications department, which is responsible for Vanderlande’s positioning and profiling at a corporate level, as well as recruitment, online and internal communications. You will be part of the internal communications team, which currently consists of three other specialist and enthusiastic professionals.

In this exciting new role, you will take Vanderlande’s internal communication platforms – such as our social intranet – to the next level. You will also help to expand the usage and integration of our channels to strengthen the opportunity for our employees to increase their awareness and knowledge of the various facets of our business.

As part of your daily activities, you will activate and connect people throughout the company. As a proactive ambassador of digital communication, you will also promote the level of interaction and engagement across our entire organisation. Furthermore, you will cooperate with internal stakeholders to deliver relevant, informative and professionally produced content.

In addition, you will be an invaluable business partner for a number of Vanderlande’s organisational areas, such as Technology, and the Airport and Parcel business unit. As part of your remit, you will work closely to help them communicate their priorities and strategic direction. Your cooperation will vary from leading the way with impactful initiatives, to supporting the communication on organizational change and advising management on their media skills.

Overall, you will be driven to make a real difference to our team and department through clear and concise communications. By working closely alongside international colleagues, you will also build a comprehensive knowledge of Vanderlande – and what makes our culture unique.

Your qualifications and skills

As a forward-thinking specialist in this ever-changing sector, you will excel at:

  • creating and managing an integrated communications approach

  • helping to develop the strategy and content plan for our internal communication platforms

  • working on a consultative basis across various levels of the organisation

  • translating complex content into meaningful and engaging language

  • developing and driving dynamic communications across various target audiences.

To be eligible for this position, you must have:

  • excellent knowledge of internal (digital) communication channels

  • a bachelor’s degree in communications

  • more than five years’ relevant experience in an international business environment

  • fluency in both English and Dutch

  • strong written and verbal communication skills

  • a proactive approach, positive ‘can-do’ attitude, and confident personality.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants, including Amazon and Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects.

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries.

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins…

Our Offer
This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries, a company which is already years in a row chosen as “Top employer” in the Netherlands.

We offer a fulltime position in an informal, professional work  and technical innovative environment with a lot of possibilities to develop yourself.

Besides your salary, we offer you the following:

  • 27 holidays & 13 ADV days (based on fulltime)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Training possibilities

  • Travel compensation

  • Collective Pension and insurance

Your application

So, if you would like to join a profitable and growing company that will enable you to reach your goals and focus on your future, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Tjalling Kraak (Senior Recruiter) on +31 413 49 30 24 or