Marketing Employee

Marketing Employee (M/F)
24 hours per week

We’re looking for a creative with a strategic vision to present and position our company in the yachting industry. How do you do this? That’s partially up to you!

 Balk Shipyard is a world-class refit and rebuild shipyard in the Netherlands. With our CEO, you’ll set up a marketing plan and objectives, outlining the budget necessary to reach these goals. It is then up to you to create content for our website, social media accounts, press releases, newsletters, advertisements, etcetera.

Other responsibilities will include crew relations and organising dinners, drinks and functions. You will also make company presentations, and organise and attend boat shows such as the Monaco Yacht Show and METSTRADE. You will also be the key point of contact for press, media and all PR-related activities.

 What would a day in the life of the Marketing Employee look like? Different every day!

 This is what we ask from you:

  • Your English in speech and writing is excellent (Dutch would be a plus);
  • You know your way around social media, websites, advertisements, newsletters etc.;
  • You are creative and know how to capture our projects and employees in both text and photographs;
  • You have a bachelor's degree or the professional equivalent;
  • You are proactive, independent, analytical and social.

This is what we have to offer you:

Amongst other things

  • A versatile job for 24 hours a week in a dynamic, growing and hospitable company;
  • A competitive salary – based on level of experience;
  • 8% Holiday pay;
  • 25 vacation days + 13 ATV days;
  • The room to grow and let your creativity flow.

And this is who we are:

Balk Shipyard, founded in 1798, is originally from Elburg. We moved to Urk in 2004 and have been a family-owned shipyard for most of these years, the ethos and warm environment are still very much present throughout the entire company.

Our core business is to refit and rebuild superyachts. Owners of superyachts choose Balk Shipyard for their no-nonsense approach, quality and craftsmanship. Employees choose Balk Shipyard for the great atmosphere, opportunities and all of the above.

Has the above piqued your interest and do you want to learn more or do you want to apply directly? Please don’t hesitate to contact Sanne Lether, HR Advisor at:

Phone:   +31 527 681 741