Administrative assistant Community

24-40 hours a week
Wijchen, the Netherlands

Are you a highly accurate person who always thinks one step ahead? Is planning and organizing a second nature to you and are you willing to roll up your sleeves? Then you may be the one we are looking for!

Yoast is one of the biggest players in the world of SEO and WordPress thanks to our 8 million users worldwide. Because of our rapidly growing company and the amount of work that goes with it, we’re looking for an administrative assistant to support and unburden our Community team.

Our Community team visits all kind of events related to our business. Our goal is to promote the Open Source philosophy and of course to build awareness about Yoast. For example, we are very active at WordPress meetups, WordCamps and other conferences. In this role you will be responsible in all administrative and organizational matters. A high standard of service must be provided in a professional manner.

  • You manage the internal and public event calendars.
  • You fully support the team and provide administrative support.
  • You prepare all relevant promotional material for events, like goodie bags.
  • You communicate with event organizers and third parties, mostly by mail.
  • You are responsible for packing & shipping event kits and special requests for events
  • You manage our event inventory.

We’re looking for an administrative assistant with an organizational talent and an eye for detail. You need to be extrovert and outgoing. Besides that you have:

  • At least two years experience as an administrative assistant, event assistant or any related workfield. Related education is a huge advantage.
  • Fluent language and communication skills (both verbally and written) in English is required;
  • High level of emotional intelligence and stress tolerance;
  • Good organizational and administrative skills;
  • You have the ability to demonstrate effective and productive administrative skills, attention to detail, must be well-organized and able to prioritize multiple complex tasks with minimal supervision.

We’d prefer you speak Dutch and English. We would expect you to work out of our office in Wijchen, NL (near Nijmegen). Submitting a motivation letter is a required part of the procedure.

The application process consists of three parts: an introductory job interview, a practical interview, and a final meeting. These steps are divided over multiple days. A social media screening might be part of the procedure.

This vacancy will close on May 27th, 2018. The job interviews will be planned for June 4th, 2018. The practical interview will be planned for June 7th and the final meeting will be planned for June 12th, 2018.

What we're offering

  • A chance to work at one of the most reputable SEO companies in the world.
  • A young, fast-growing company that wants to seize opportunities with you.
  • 5 volunteer days, to help out on the school or sports club of your child, or for charity.
  • A great fully paid pension plan.
  • Fully paid lunch break.
  • Focus on the work-life balance.
  • A competitive salary, of course.
  • Plus many other benefits: (MacBook Pro, sport facilities at the office)

Besides that, we do a lot of cool stuff together, like our ‘Know-your-colleague-quiz’ and our annual LEGO building days. But most importantly, we offer an innovative learning environment.

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About Yoast

Yoast consists of a rapidly growing team of internet enthusiasts. We're a start-up with a very good international reputation when it comes to SEO and website optimization. Multiple times per week we publish free SEO and/or web development related articles on our blogs. We organize MeetUps and speak at conferences.

At Yoast, we are very community-minded and highly value Open Source. We provide both free and paid plugins for WordPress, Drupal, Magento 2 and TYPO3, and are always looking to expand our field of work. Besides software, we sell online (SEO) courses in our Yoast Academy. We serve a global customer base, with a focus on the US.

Our company is continuously in development. We create a lot of new products. Next to ongoing improvements of our Yoast SEO plugins, we publish courses on a frequent basis. The development of new products is mostly done internally and is a real team-effort. Our team consists of authors, illustrators, marketeers, developers and researchers. Together, we build new innovative SEO products!