Digital Marketing Specialist (f/m/d)

Your role:

As a Digital Marketing Specialist at eLabNext, your goal is to ensure that eLabNext is well known in all target markets and generate new leads for future business. You will be responsible for our online presence. This includes website management, managing digital marketing campaigns from design to delivery, SEO and SEA (Google Analytics, Google Ads, and market-specific platforms), managing our social media channels, and more.

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 the enormous potential of life sciences and to accelerate research. We believe that we contribute to the added value that life sciences research can offer our world. We also work hand in hand with researchers to enable discoveries in various fields such as (but not limited) the production of sustainable food in areas where cultivation seems impossible or the development of COVID-19 vaccines.

Your Accountabilities:

You will take ownership of our online presence and initiate new digital marketing projects. After completion of every marketing campaign, you will evaluate the results and advise marketing management on improvements for future campaigns. You will participate in global marketing meetings and cooperate with colleagues in marketing, sales, and customer success teams, as well as our sales office in the Boston region. We are a fast-growing organization. Therefore, you will play both a strategic and hands-on role. In other words, you will contribute to strategic marketing plans, and you will also be responsible for the execution of our digital marketing campaigns.

Other accountabilities:

  • Managing the eLabNext social media channels
  • Online advertising on research specific platforms and channels
  • Marketing reporting
  • Creating new digital marketing materials (in cooperation with our marketing agency)
  • CRM management and marketing automation
  • Organizing and participating in (online) events and represent eLabNext at these events

Most important outcomes:

  • Elevated online presence of eLabNext
  • Growing number of website visitors, social media followers, and engagement rates
  • More high-quality leads and prospects
  • Improvement in the marketing reporting process
  • Optimized marketing channels
  • Smooth cooperation with local marketing and sales teams
  • Effective marketing automation
  • Improvements in CRM usability

Who are you?

To ensure that eLabNext can continue to deliver top quality, we are looking for candidates who meet at least the following criteria:

  • You have an HBO BSc. with a focus on marketing & communication
  • You have a minimum of 2 years experience working in a similar position
  • You have solid analytical skills
  • You are a fan of online tools and technology
  • You have proficient written and verbal communication skills in English (Dutch or German will be considered as a plus)
  • You are a self-starter, and you take full ownership of your projects
  • You are available for 4-5 days per week (0,8-1,0 FTE)
  • You have experience in working with a CRM system
  • Preferably, you have experience with marketing automation

Working at eLabNext:

You will work in an international working environment within a continuously growing organization where we will be given a lot of autonomy. This autonomy gives you the opportunity, freedom, and authority to execute any actions you reasonably believe are helpful for enacting your role’s purpose or accountabilities. You will be going to work within our Marketing team, which currently consists of three team members. Our headquarters is in Groningen, and we have a sales office in Boston, US. You will work out of Groningen.

Perks & Benefits

  • Learning and development budget, to spend on courses, conferences, or a coach
  • eLabNext-Talks, expert talks, lunch lectures, knowledge-sharing sessions, and workshops
  • Commuting allowance, if the distance is too far to bike
  • Bonus, when we do well, we all profit together
  • Flexible conditions of employment, tailored to your situation
  • Work hard, party hard, Friday drinks, goal celebrations, BBQ’s and many other festivities
  • International we are, we are an inclusive and international team, with colleagues from all over
  • Home office setup, get a budget to set up your home office
  • Pension scheme, retire happy

Find out more:

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Jasper Dijkstra, Director of Business Development at eLabNext in The Netherlands, by phone +31 50 ​720 00 55 or by email:

How to apply:

Interested, and do you want to apply? You can do this by sending your motivation letter and CV to We consider applications until the position is filled.

If we are enthusiastic, we will invite you for an introductory meeting. Following the COVID-19 regulations, this will most likely be a digital meeting. We evaluate our recruitment process every week and follow the advice of the Cabinet and RIVM.

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

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