Communications Adviser

Law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is looking for a Communications Adviser!

About the role

 Are you an ambitious communications professional with a ‘can do’ attitude? Are you comfortable in a knowledge-heavy environment? Do you enjoy taking ownership of what you do, can you think quick on your feet and do you keep up with the latest in communications and current affairs? And do you want to be part of a leading international law firm, based in Amsterdam?

De Brauw is looking for a Communications Adviser to join its External Relations team. Together with your colleagues, you will drive our firm’s communications efforts and raise them to the next level – whether that means advising colleagues on the best communications approach, writing press releases, producing social content or maintaining our communications infrastructure. You will have much opportunity to take initiative and innovate in your role as a communications expert.

Your role includes:

  • Being first point of contact to all levels of the firm to provide communications support.
  • Drafting texts and producing content, such as audio, video or visuals for both internal and external purposes.
  • Maintaining and improving our communication infrastructure, such as updating our website, social media channels, intranet and newsletters.
  • Acting as communications representative in firm-wide project teams and working together with other departments and agencies on subdisciplines such as recruitment communications, client relations management/events and pitching.
  • Acting as a back-up and sparring partner on reputation management and press.

Who are you?

Our ideal candidate for this role:

  • works and thinks at higher education level (WO/HBO)
  • has 2 – 5 years of experience in communications
  • enjoys advising, drafting and supporting others on communications
  • is organised and able to reconcile conflicting priorities
  • feels comfortable in an informal team in a fast-paced environment
  • has a “can do” attitude and is willing to be flexible in working hours if necessary
  • has excellent language skills in both Dutch and English
  • can work with MS Office and has web content management skills combined with an understanding of graphics

Who are we?

Leading international law firm De Brauw is based in Amsterdam. With deep roots that branch out internationally, we advise more than 70% of the largest multinationals with headquarters in the Netherlands. We specialise in high-quality legal advice in complex multijurisdictional transactions, disputes and regulatory enforcement issues for companies and financial institutions. Our extensive experience allows us to offer an unrivalled level of legal and operational excellence, collaborating with our clients in connection with the most crucial aspects of their businesses, where ever in the world their business operates.

We work hard, and we have a lot of fun. We have weekly social gatherings across the firm, arrange table football matches and competitions, stage events, (such as inter-firm hockey games), compete in the Amstel Gold Race, and share invitations to exhibitions and many other fun events.

We offer great secondary benefits, including a 13th month, discounted gym membership, and over 150 online and in-person training opportunities, as well as the “little things”, such as refreshments and fresh fruit baskets.

 

Most importantly, we offer you the opportunity to thrive – to be an active part of a dedicated team in an exciting environment.

 

 

 

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