Head of Marketing with Dutch or German – David Kennedy Recruitment – Leeuwarden

David Kennedy Recruitment

David Kennedy Recruitment Ltd provides unparalleled recruitment services for international companies across the Europe. We bring a fresh and innovative approach to recruitment services, acting as liaison between the candidate and the client. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of every client and candidate, and leave each and every party satisfied.

David Kennedy Recruitment is working with a Dutch recruitment agency offering their services internationally. As their Head of Marketing, you will be creating strategic plans to establish and enhance brand presence, allocate resources to different projects, and set both short-term and long-term goals for the team, provide guidance, vision, inspiration, and direction for the team. 


Position: Head of Marketing with English

Location: Leeuwarden, The Netherlands (on-site)

Employment type: Full-time



  • Create, communicate, and execute marketing strategy
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of team members, providing opportunities for skill development
  • Conduct regular check-ins with team members, reviewing task progress, and offering support
  • Shape, safeguard, and grow the overall brand of the agency
  • Communicate overall business goals, priorities, and strategy to the team
  • Keep a close eye on key performance indicators and other metrics to identify areas of improvement and success
  • Prepare, manage, and monitor monthly, quarterly and annual budgets
  • Coordinate with team members to ensure everyone understands their roles and responsibilities within marketing projects
  • Collaborate with potential partners and sponsors, negotiating and managing relationships to create mutually beneficial partnerships that contribute to brand visibility and credibility
  • Oversee and execute PR activities, including media relations and press releases, ensuring that PR efforts align with the overall marketing strategy



  • Excellent command of Dutch or German language, proficient English
  • 3 to 5 years of experience leading a team of young professionals
  • 2 years of experience working in a start-up/scale-up, fast-paced environment
  • 6 to 9 years of marketing experience and in-depth understanding of performance marketing (a plus if background in digital marketing)
  • Recruitment industry knowledge a plus
  • Proven ability to build a brand and/or execute a rebrand in the past
  • Experience collaborating with agencies and freelancers
  • Ability to grasp the bigger picture while also paying attention to detail
  • Experience in budget management
  • Ability to switch from strategy to execution and support the team
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skills



  • Excellent remuneration package based on experience, skills and performance
  • Contribution to your physical health (sports membership)
  • Pension fund starting after a year ow employment
  • All the tools to be successful at your job
  • Primary office in Leeuwarden where dogs are welcomed, with an option to work in Valencia
  • A fast-paced scale-up environment

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