Chief Marketing Officer

What are you going to do?

Your purpose as our Chief Global Marketing Officer is to ensure that eLabNext is well known among our key target markets and generate new leads for future business. You will be responsible for determining the priorities and global marketing strategies, as well as executing those together with your marketing team. We are a fast-growing organization, therefore, you will play both a strategic and hands-on role.


  • Continuously optimize our current marketing and branding to fit the company’s and industry’s needs and expectations.
  • Planning, creating, executing, and monitoring campaigns through all channels. You’ll be doing this together with your team, so managing deadlines and content approvals will be part of the job
  • Facilitating team meetings locally and globally to align, and execute projects.
  • Planning and hosting events (globally and locally)
  • Social media & PR: creative content generation for website, blog, SM, and other channels.
  • Building a compelling and competitive online presence.
  • Continues optimization of SEO, SEM
  • Optimization of our marketing mix operations.
  • Managing partner marketing and collaborations. Building marketing relationships with firms that align with our vision.
  • Leading online and offline content creation
  • Business development and partnership optimization via cross-marketing efforts.
  • Getting placements and features on all relevant platforms to build the brand. Creative approach to promotions for facilitating new leads and sales.
  • Sales & marketing go hand in hand. You will interact with sales teams daily to support them to the fullest and adopt your marketing strategy accordingly.

Most important deliverables of your work

  • Increasing high-quality leads and prospects by an elevated online presence of eLabNext
  • A growing number of website visitors, social media followers, and engagement rates
  • Monthly marketing reporting and campaign reporting
  • Optimized marketing channels
  • Smooth cooperation with local marketing and sales teams
  • Effective marketing automation
  • Improvements in CRM usability

Perks & Benefits

  • Support for your personal growth. We understand the importance of personal development in your career and life. That’s why we provide a substantial budget for training, conferences, or a (career) coach. We want to contribute and give you the time, tools, and space needed to discover who you are, what you want, and your strengths when working with us.
  • We offer an environment where people get the opportunity to grow and learn by doing. We embrace and learn from our mistakes.
  • There is room for sparring with colleagues, to try new things, and buddy-up to learn from each other
  • Kind and friendly working atmosphere. We are a scaling-up company with a start-up vibe and have a major corporate firm (Eppendorf) backing us.
  • We offer the opportunity to do short-term assignments abroad for experience, personal development, and hopefully fun.
  • A pension scheme so you can retire happily
  • Home office setup
  • Flexible working options
  • Working from home allowance and commuting allowance
  • Bonus, when we do well, we all profit together
  • 25 days of holiday leave per year
  • Work hard, party hard, goal celebrations, Friday drinks, team outings, and our South African colleagues promised us a Braai.
  • An attractive salary with clear and transparent growth potential to match your personal ambitions and plans
  • Most of all, we want to be that employer that wants to make sure you walk around happy

Who are you?

  • Someone with a bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Marketing Communication, Business Administration, or similar
  • 5+ years of marketing (and sales) experience
  • Lead generation experience
  • You have an entrepreneurial attitude, and you can deal with a significant amount of autonomy and independence
  • You also have the attitude to help others to do great
  • You have proficient written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Living near our office in Groningen or willing to relocate

Additionally, we work with the following tools and systems, so any related experience would be considered a plus:

  • Mailings: SendInBlue/Zoho Campaigns
  • CRM: Zoho CRM
  • SEM: Google Analytics and Google AdWords
  • CMS: WordPress

About us

With our software solutions, we help modern scientists in R&D laboratories of academic institutes, pharma, biotech companies, and start-ups in the process of digitizing their workflows. We facilitate our clients to exploit life sciences’ enormous potential and accelerate research. We contribute to the added value that life sciences research can offer our world and work with researchers to enable discoveries in various fields. Our clients work on topics ranging from cancer research, sustainable food production in areas where cultivation seems impossible, the development of COVID-19 vaccines, and many more.

What working as a Chief Global Marketing within eLabNext makes unique is:

  • You get to work with leading laboratories in life sciences and learn about the latest developments in their research.
  • Work with impact! We like to collaborate with our customers and partners at all levels, including co-marketing. Help our customers be successful and see the result of your work when innovations reach the market.
  • Be part of an international and multi-disciplinary team.

You will lead and support our Marketing team, which currently consists of two other local team members. Our headquarters is in Groningen, and we have a sales office in Boston, US.

How to apply

Please apply online if this could be the next step in your career endeavor. We consider all applications until the position is filled.

If we are enthusiastic, we will invite you for an introductory meeting. This will most likely be a digital meeting at first.

An assessment can be part of the selection process. Recruiters, no please.

Find out more

For more information about this vacancy, please get in touch with Bastiaan Spijk, Chief People Officer at eLabNext.

phone +31 50 ​720 00 55 or email:

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