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Marketing Team Lead



Marketing & Communications
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
This is what you like to do
We are looking for an experienced Marketing Team Lead who will help us take the marketing team to the next level. The team is small; meaning that we are looking for someone who is not afraid to handle several projects simultaneously. You will work closely with Business Development, UX and our product teams, so good communication skills and pro-active behavior is a must. If you are motivated, able to adapt quickly, flexible, creative and energetic, you will fit right in!

This leadership role requires a blend of creative vision, analytical and good communication skills to effectively manage the team, make sure we optimize the marketing processes, and get cohesive brand messaging across all platforms. As the Marketing Team Lead, you collaborate closely with other departments within the company to gather insights and tailor marketing strategies that resonate with our target audiences. By fostering a collaborative team environment and providing mentorship, the Team Lead ensures that each team member feels empowered to contribute their best work, fostering innovation and achieving results the team can be proud of.

Job description
Your activities will be:
  • Develop, optimize and execute strategic and innovative marketing plans and strategies via various channels (digital, events and partnerships) that align with VSTEP's goals and objectives
  • Have regular team meetings where you share your experiences and knowledge to help your team members face any issues that occur
  • Provide the organization with the market and marketing input necessary for further development
  • Collaborate closely with the sales team to align marketing efforts with business objectives and maximize lead generation and conversion
  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of marketing initiatives, providing regular reports and insights to the management team
  • Leading, coaching and mentoring a team of brand managers and intern(s)
  • Join in for a drink after work with your colleagues
Is this you?
You have:
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in Marketing Management, preferably within the maritime, simulation, computer based learning or educational technology industry
  • Good communication, leadership and team management skills
  • Proficiency in marketing analytics tools and technique
  • A feeling for how to build a team and the brands they represent
You are:
  • Strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to develop and execute successful marketing strategies
  • Not afraid to voice your opinion and be open for input from others
  • A creative thinker with a liking for innovation and an eye for detail
  • Willing to travel for the brands
  • Located and eligible to work in the Netherlands
This is what you want in a job!
  • A flexible and international work environment In Rotterdam. We work in a hybrid remote-office approach.
  • The chance to work on different international projects where there will be time to work on details, which make our software stand out.
  • Working with top-of-the-line technology, building software for Class A simulators with an experienced team.
  • You can choose your own working hours between 07:00 and 19:00.
  • 25 annual holidays based on a hour contract.
  • Competitive salary based on experience and benefits.
  • GoodHabitz, unlimited access to the content of this learning platform
About us

VSTEP| Enable learning by simulation. VSTEP is a leading developer of ship simulators and virtual training software company based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. With over 50 dedicated professionals located in the port of Rotterdam, we strive to train people for a safer world. We enable marine and safety professionals to learn and train by simulation in an efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable way to work towards a safer world. With 20+ years of experience and a strong client base all over the world, VSTEP wants to enable learning by simulation on a large scale. We do this by offering a strong NAUTIS product portfolio covering the full learning and training cycle of a maritime professional, and Response Simulator, our virtual training tool for emergency responders.