Communications & Public Affairs Officer Netherlands

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What we are looking for

We are looking for a talented Communications & Public Affairs Officer to join The Plastics Europe team in the Netherlands at this exciting time of change for our Association and our industry. The ideal candidate should be comfortable and proficient in both Dutch and English to effectively perform the responsibilities of the role.

Native or near-native level in Dutch is required for the role.

Who we are

Plastics Europe is the pan-European association of plastics manufacturers with offices across Europe. For over 100 years, science and innovation has been the DNA that cuts across our industry. With close to 100 members producing over 90% of all polymers across Europe, we are the catalyst for the industry with a responsibility to openly engage with stakeholders and deliver solutions which are safe, circular, and sustainable. We are committed to implementing long-lasting positive change.

About the position

As the Communications & Public Affairs Officer you’ll play, alongside Director PlasticsEurope Netherlands, a key role in implementing in the Netherlands the pan-European strategy of the Association as defined by the PlasticsEurope Advocacy & Communication Directors. You’ll project manage our public affairs and communications activities, develop engaging content across different media types, and support with our events. The role requires the ability to understand and anticipate the media, public and political landscape in the country and across Europe. Your success will expand Plastics Europe’s visibility and reach by generating impact for our members and building an engaged audience both internally and externally.

You will report directly to the Director Plastics Europe Netherlands. You will also become a member of pan-European Plastics Europe External Affairs and Communications teams. With this role, you’ll have a unique opportunity to develop and further grow as a communications and public affairs expert.


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Our offering


For more information, contact Drea Berghorst, +31 6 5321 83 74 

Please send your application with compelling cover letter (2 pages max) and CV to: (SUBJECT line: Communications & Public Affairs Officer Netherlands) by 30 May 2023.

PlasticsEurope is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. For this purpose, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. 

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