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Communications Specialist

Envision

Envision

Marketing & Communications
The Hague, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023

What if you could help millions of people use a tool that has a real impact on their everyday life? That’s the opportunity with Envision’s small but passionate team. We empower people who are blind or have low vision to access everyday visual information for themselves. Because it isn’t just information. It’s knowledge, independence, and possibility.

The Product

Envision products articulate visual information into speech. The Envision App is free for everyone — It uses your smartphone’s camera to speak out written information, describes surroundings and objects, and even tells you who’s nearby. Excelling in all kinds of text and object recognition, Envision can read the text in over 60 languages. Be it handwritten notes, text on food packages, or the pages of an entire book.

Our Envision Glasses meanwhile brings our award-winning software to smart glasses, enabling the unprecedented experience of unobtrusive access to the visual world. With features ranging from real-time text recognition, to voice controls and even hands-free video calling, Envision Glasses open the door for the future of wearable assistive technology.

The Role

We are looking for a creative and ambitious Communications Specialist to join our team!

As Envision’s Communication Specialist, you get to share our mission and news with the world, crafting, pitching and placing stories with influencers and media. By taking the lead on writing sales and marketing copy, you will help fuel our communications, marketing and community channels and platforms ensuring our content is on message, everywhere!

If you’re inspired by smart tech, good people and our life-changing mission, and want to  we would love to hear from you.

What you will do:

  • Create written content for news releases, feature articles, interviews and product reviews. - Photo and video skills would be a bonus.
  • Pitch and arrange news stories, interviews, speaking opportunities and events to target media and other influencers (bloggers, podcasters, vlogs etc).
  • Manage enquiries from, and build long-term relationships with media, influencers and other stakeholders.
  • Create engaging and persuasive copy for publication in product and across multiple marketing and communication channels and materials.
  • Continually raise the bar on creativity, writing fresh copy that connects with the desired audience and drives action
  • Comfortably vary voice, style, and other characteristics demanded by target audience, understanding their particular communication needs and preferences, particularly those who are visually impaired or blind
  • Work closely with internal teams to creatively collaborate at every stage of the creative process.
  • Stay updated on appropriate style guidelines and brand voice for consistency in messaging
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with a high-volume workload often requiring short turnaround time

What are we looking for:

  • Three - five years of relevant experience, preferably writing for consumer technology products, applications or services (assistive technologies would be a bonus)!
  • Proven experience and knowledge in creating, pitching stories, feature topics and speaker ideas
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills with demonstrated experience in conceptual writing in marketing and advertising, Web, product, brand messaging and promotional copy
  • Experience in creating a copy of marketing, advertising and PR campaigns, social media posts and sales collateral.
  • Experience in web design and content production is a big plus
  • Photo and video-editing skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptualize creatively
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and with a fast-paced team
  • Ability to manage and own multiple projects and deadlines
  • MA in journalism, public relations or communications.
  • Job Type: Full-time, remote or hybrid working from our head office in Den Haag.

How to Apply

Sound like a good fit for you? Please email us at careers@letsenvision.com and include:

  • This role's title in your subject line, it'll help us to sort through the emails.
  • Send your resume and any links that best showcase relevant projects you have built and done. For instance, your portfolio, LinkedIn, Github or writing samples.
  • Keep it short and sweet.

How to Apply

Sounds like a good fit for you?

We have a short form to fill out for you. The form will request some basic information about you and will consist of a short simple test.

Please fill out this form to apply : https://forms.gle/ev3pco7fJGkoxvc29