Media /PR Specialist

Media /PR Specialist

Since 2017, Top Dutch Solar Racing has been striving to accelerate the energy transition and contribute to a sustainable future. 

We are a multidisciplinary team from the north of the Netherlands, connected to the University of Groningen, Hanze University of Applied Sciences and Noorderpoort College. Our team consists of 21 motivated students from different fields of expertise, creating a unique mix of people, knowledge and skills.

By means of pioneering technologies, and partnerships with national and international partners, we are building a reliable and safe solar-powered car with which we are going to represent the North of Netherlands at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC) in 2021 and promote sustainability all around the world!

As a member of the communication team, you ensure that everyone knows about Top Dutch Solar Racing. You help with setting up campaigns, events and the representation of the team in the media and social media. You have a creative mindset with which you tell our organisation’s story to the outside world. 

As a Media & PR specialist, you will be responsible for the relations with the press. You will keep our Google Drive with press material up-to-date, write press releases, speeches and other PR copy, connect and manage media relations and requests, and plan and execute (partner) events.

Are you:

  • Creative
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Curious
  • Social
  • A team worker
  • Representative
  • Interested and skilled in journalism and media
  • Excellent in Dutch and English, both in writing and in speech

What can we offer you?

  • Working in a motivated, multidisciplinary team
  • An open environment in which your creative input and feedback is valued and used
  • Real life implementation of your ideas and created content
  • The option to do the project as your minor or internship
  • A challenging yet fun work environment
  • Contributing to global sustainable development in an innovative, technological way
  • A month and a half in Australia
  • Participation in the world championship for solar cars (Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2021)

Are you the enthusiastic person we are looking for? Send an email with your resume and motivational letter to become@solarracinggroningen.nl