Communications Specialist

Job description

WHAT WILL YOU DO

At Hardt, we have a grand vision to realize a worldwide hyperloop network, which will redefine how we travel and consequently how we live our lives. Our Marketing Communication Team is translating this vision into strategic communications to decision-makers. end-users and partners. Next to that the team works hard to develop marketing initiatives to deliver our Hardt’s brand message to our target audiences and media. To support the Marketing Communications team in executing their responsibilities we are looking for a professional and passionate Communications Specialist. 


The role’s duties will be diverse and multi-faceted, therefore excellent professional communication skills are vital. Daily activities include monitoring and communicating market/industry trends, supporting development of marketing materials/content, and adjusting initiatives accordingly with the team. Given the success in individual projects, this position will also have the opportunity to assist in developing entire initiatives/campaigns, creating marketing materials, and the potential for project management.


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Communication Specialist within Hardt your main tasks and responsibilities are: 


    • Coordinate development of marketing materials to support Marketing Communications and Business Development activities.
    • Monitor analytics and create reports to monitor successes and failures of MarCom campaigns and strategies.
    • Assisting with communications materials such as press releases, social content, and newsletters.
    • Coordinate events, including trade shows, press visits, and other promotional events; managing volunteers, support staff, vendors, and more.
    • Assist in evaluating public relations opportunities and coordinating with media.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional team colleagues to fully understand Hardt and communication needs.
    • Work with External Relations Manager to support external relations management and communication.
    • Collaborate with external vendors to support marketing activities.
    • Stay-up-to-date on industry trends and make recommendations for adjustments to communications strategies and practices.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job requirements

YOUR PROFILE

To be successful in the role of Communications Specialist you have:

    • Bachelor degree in a relevant field.
    • 2+ years experience in a marketing and/or communications role.
    • STEM industry experience preferred.
    • Superior time management and organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
    • Familiar with web analytics platforms such as Google Analytics.
    • Familiar with MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint and capable of creating visually compelling presentations.
    • An analytical mind and ability to think critically and solve problems.
    • Exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Proven knowledge of communications and marketing ethics and best practices.

Nice to haves: 

  • Ability to manage projects from design to delivery.
  • Experience working with agencies.
  • Knowledge of marketing and CRM software such as Hubspot, Constant Contact, or similar.
  • Experience working in graphic design software: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign.
  • Knowledge of public relations best practices.


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THE TEAM

We are a strong team of highly driven and enthusiastic people from all over the world. People who get stuff done, people who can create, who have a passion for challenges and love to explore. Hardt seeks achievers; leaders and visionaries who want to join our team and make Hardt Hyperloop a global success story.



THE COMPANY

Hardt is a European technology company that specializes in hyperloop. We envision a world where you can go and be with everyone and everything you care about. A world where distance does not matter.


Hyperloop is the new mode of transportation for large volumes of passengers and cargo. In the hyperloop, vehicles travel autonomously through a network of low-pressure tubes. The hyperloop network connects cities, countries, and even continents in short periods of time.


How do you see the future of travel? We offer you to be among the first to have a say. Here, if one of us has an idea and a way to prove it, you will have the grounds to do it. We continually challenge each other to think unrestrained. You will have the chance to make a real impact on society. Above all, you will also have the best fun with us at our beautiful office and test facility locations in Rotterdam. Those who are part of the team claim they got more than they bargained for. Do you have what it takes to join?