Vacancy: Friesland Events Coordinator

 Friesland Events Coordinator

0.32 ft

What is IWCN?

The International Welcome Center North is aimed at international professionals who come to live and work in Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe, and at companies and knowledge institutions who employ, or wish to employ, internationals.

The IWCN provides:

  • Formalities at one location (IND residence permits and Municipal registration)
  • Practical information on living, working and studying in the Northern Netherlands
  • Independent and reliable referrals to associated service providers
  • Activities, events, and integration programs for internationals
  • Services for businesses who employ internationals

Required skills and knowledge

We are looking for someone to join our Events Team at IWCN. As a Friesland Events Coordinator, you are able to:

  • Coordinate and host our social events in Friesland
  • Find and coordinate event volunteers for events in Friesland
  • Be proactive in setting up new events
  • Write descriptions of events and publish them to our WordPress-based website
  • Manage emails from relevant events in a timely manner
  • Coordinate informative events in collaboration with our service providers and cluster companies
  • Coordinate with Marketing & Communications Team about events on our digital communications channels
  • Reach out to cluster companies and organizations for finding new members and possible collaborations
  • Attend Team meetings at IWCN office
  • Report to Events Team Leader

Your qualities are:

  • Understanding of and experienced in communicating with different cultures
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • Good conversational Dutch
  • Well-organized with multi-tasking abilities
  • Flexible, team-oriented, and willing to learn
  • Self-motivated, comfortable taking the initiative, and enthusiastic

What else is important to know?

  • Must have the right to live and work in the Netherlands
  • Should live in Leeuwarden and have a strong knowledge about Friesland
  • A Driving license and access to car preferred
  • IWCN has a cheerful and hardworking team with passionate and committed people from different backgrounds, all with a heart for the work and service-minded, so your skills, personality and the fit within the team are very important for us.
  • IWCN is a foundation with a Board of Directors consisting of various stakeholders and is guided on a daily basis by the Leadership Team (Business Manager, Operations Manager, Team Leaders and Management Assistant).
  • Your position will be for 12 hrs/week (~0.32 fte of 38 hr week)
  • Salary: € 934 gross/month; 8% vacation pay in May; paid vacation days as accrued
  • Travel expenses reimbursed, if live further away than 11 km from the office, and to events

If you are interested to work with us at International Welcome Center North, Gedempte Zuiderdiep 98, Groningen, please send an email with your motivation letter and CV before 15 February to, Subject: Friesland Events Coordinator.

Start date is negotiable.

For more information on IWCN, check out our website