Communications and Membership Officer (0.8 fte)

Are you a communicative and amicable marketing professional who is looking for a fast-paced international environment? Do you have some knowledge and experience in the field of communications and social media and are you looking for the job that is going to bring you to your next professional phase? Do you have a strong interest in the world of arts and education and a drive to work in an international creative sector? 
If the answer is yes, this might just be what you were looking for. 

Job Description

The Communications and Membership Officer is a junior position in a small dynamic team of professionals who manage a large international network of higher arts education institutions.
As ELIA’s new Communications Officer, you will be responsible in collaboration with colleagues, for the content management and development of ELIA’s communication tools (website(s), social media channels, newsletters, mailing campaigns, digital and printed publications).
As the office marketing guru, you will develop recruitment and promotional campaigns for ELIA’s activities and regularly reach out to present and potential ELIA members, as well as maintaining the ELIA database up to date.
You keep an eye on the news in the field relevant to ELIA members and you make sure that ELIA’s corporate identity is well in place.
Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Implement the membership strategy with recruitment actions;
  • Regularly reach out to and maintain contact with ELIA members institutions
  • Keep the ELIA database up to date and the CRM up and running;
  • Maintain and create content for the ELIA website and its social media channels;
  • Write and distribute newsletters, mailing campaigns and publications;
  • Monitor the use of ELIA’s house style and corporate identity;
  • Prepare visuals and presentations for promotion activities and events;
  • Assist in the development of design and communication plans, when required;
  • Track relevant news channels to provide content to ELIA members; 
  • Archive digital and printed materials and publications;
  • Undertake any tasks and responsibilities as reasonably requested by the organisation.


You have a bachelor degree in communications, marketing or similar and a strong interest in arts and (higher) arts education. 
English is your mother tongue, or you master it at a near-native level. You have strong writing and editing skills that reflect impeccable attention to details. Ideally, you also speak and write in Dutch at a professional level.
Social media and marketing tools are your passion, and you know how to write for different channels with the right tone of voice. 
Your computer skills are excellent; you master the Office package and you have a desire to learn more about other programmes (basic knowledge of Adobe InDesign and/or Illustrator and HTML language is required).

You know how to liaise with different groups and nationalities and you have a friendly and customer-oriented personality. You are a pro-active team player and an open-minded, well organised and efficient person. 
ELIA is committed to increasing the diversity of the organisation and encourages candidates who are able to contribute to this goal to apply. 


Please email your resume and motivation letter (in English) to Barbara Revelli, Head of Communications and Membership at at the latest by 20 January 2019.
You will be informed if you are selected on 21 January 2019.
The first round of interviews is planned for 22 January 2019
The second round of interviews is planned for 28 January 2019
The interviews will take place at A-Lab (Overhoeksplein 2–Amsterdam).

If you have questions, please contact the ELIA Office at +31 (0) 20 330 1116.

Stichting A Lab
Lab 105
Overhoeksplein 2
1031KS Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Phone nr. +31(0)20 330 1116

Office hours:
Monday - Friday from 09.00 - 17.30

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