Office Manager Marketing – Damen – Gorinchem


About us

Family-owned business Damen Shipyards Group has been in operation for over ninety-five years and offers maritime solutions worldwide, through design, shipbuilding, conversion and ship repair and related services. Damen operates 35 shipyards and 20 other companies in 20 countries. We offer direct employment to more than 12,500 colleagues, bringing together a total production value of 3,0 billion euros and delivering 100 ships in 2023. 

Our core values are fellowship, craftsmanship, entrepreneurship and stewardship. Our goal is to be the world’s most sustainable shipbuilder, thanks in part to digitalisation, standardization and serial construction of our innovative vessels and through the use of circular materials.

The Marketing department is based in Gorinchem, the Netherlands and is established for the entire Damen Shipyards Group and all its divisions and endorsed brands. It’s an exciting time to join our Marketing team. New digital capabilities are expanding the possibilities of marketing campaigns in our B2B industry. The Office Manager Marketing (also called Marketing Assistant) plays a pivotal role in optimizing our operational performance. We have ambitious plans in place and need to recruit a Marketing Assistant for 32-40 hours per week.

The role

As our Marketing Assistant you will make sure all marketing related activities run as smoothly as possible and marketing resources are continuously allocated correctly. You coordinate resources and monitor cost allocation and budget throughout the marketing department and thus coordinate (ERP) project cost allocations. In this role, you will support the marketing management team with all marketing related activities and you ensure that all marketing activities uphold the company’s standards. Part of this position also includes general support for the entire marketing department, such as assisting management in scheduling meetings, activities, travel and administering resources such as sub-contracts, purchase orders, invoicing etc.

We are looking for a candidate who can both maintain an overview and pay attention to the important details. In addition, you should enjoy planning and organizing, helping others, monitoring processes, and working in a results-oriented manner.

Key accountabilities

  • Collaborate with marketing management to support activities & projects, campaigns, content, channels and applications etc. and all other required administrative related and operational works.
  • Support the marketing activities and facilitate that management team members can carry out their tasks efficiently while upholding the company’s standards
  • Administer the financial (budget) data, cost control & hours allocations, and support the management team members in budgeting cycle
  • Assist and facilitate the departmental planning, logistics / travel, meetings, visits, (internal) events of the management team (primarily) where needed
  • Facilitates the input for periodical reports to stakeholders
  • Provides operational alignment of marketing activities with other related departments such as Sales, Divisions, Product groups, Holding etc. where needed
  • Skills & experience

  • Past experience in office management or resource management is an absolute plus
  • Demonstrable experience with ERP/accounting systems (i.e. IFS, SAP, MXP)
  • Demonstrable experience in office management & tooling (i.e. MS office)
  • Strong attention to details, keeps track of budgets and timing
  • You enjoy working in a team, are effective at planning and organizing, willing to learn new skills sets, and you are results focused
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language
  • Availability of 32-40 hours per week
  • What we offer

    At Damen we realize that supporting and managing many talented individuals is of great essence. We understand that the key to success is to find the right person for the right job. That is why we continuously invest in your development. Damen offers you (in case of full time employment):

  • a dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation
  • a competitive salary
  • at least 40 days of annual leave
  • profit sharing & pension allowance
  • continuous focus on professional and personal development through our Damen Academy
  • an active social environment such as events and sports
  • Other

    Are you interested? Let us know and apply for this position.

    If you have any questions, get in touch with Ankie van Hees (Recruitment), 0183-639911.


    Job Detail

  • Reference number NL02457
  • Date posted 08/03/2024
  • Closing date 30/06/2024
  • Location Gorinchem
  • Country The Netherlands
  • Expertise Marketing & Sales
  • Product Group Damen Shipyards Group
  • Company Damen Shipyards Group
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