Facility Manager

40 hours a week
Wijchen, the Netherlands

Are you the practical facility manager that we are looking for at Yoast? Do you find joy in making sure, with your team, that everyone at Yoast can work in the best way possible? Apply now!

Yoast is one of the biggest players in the world of SEO and WordPress thanks to our 7,5 million users worldwide. Because of our rapidly growing company and the amount of work that goes with it, we’re looking for a facility manager to manage our buildings and facility team.

  • You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a team of three facility assistants and have close connections to our system administrator.
  • You will manage current and future maintenance and renovations of the four office buildings we have in Wijchen.
  • You will be the first contact for all our (sub)contractors and suppliers.

We’re looking for a facility manager that is hands-on and has the ability to work independently.

  • Preferably, you have at least two years experience in facility management and act on HBO level.
  • You have excellent communication skills in Dutch and English.
  • Experience in managing others and teams is a plus.
  • You are approachable and committed to teamwork.
  • You have good organization and multitasking skills.
  • You have a positive and pro-active approach to problem-solving.
  • You are able to evaluate your (team's) work and report back to the management.

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.

This vacancy will be closed on Sunday February 18th, 2018. We will contact selected applicants on Monday, February 19th and the job interviews will be planned for Tuesday, February 20th, 2018.

What we're offering

  • A chance to work at one of the most reputable SEO companies in the world (7.5 million users!).
  • A young, fast-growing company that wants to seize opportunities with you.
  • A pleasant, challenging and innovative work atmosphere in Wijchen.
  • An opportunity to learn a lot and learn it fast in one of the leading SEO companies.
  • Daily stand-ups to improve communication and give team members feedback on their work.
  • A MacBook to work with.
  • A competitive salary, of course.
  • Plus many other benefits: (volunteer days, a great pension plan, lunch)

Besides that, we do a lot of cool stuff together, like our annual LEGO building days. But most importantly, we offer an innovative learning environment.

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

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!